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SB-935 Elections: candidate statements.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 04/18/2018 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Senate  April 18, 2018
Amended  IN  Senate  March 08, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill No. 935


Introduced by Senator Allen

January 25, 2018


An act to add Section 21 to the Elections Code, relating to elections.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 935, as amended, Allen. Elections: candidate statements.
Existing law permits a candidate for United States Senator or Representative to purchase space to place a candidate statement in the state voter information guide, as specified. Existing law also permits a candidate for State Senate or Assembly who accepts the voluntary expenditure limits to purchase space to place a candidate statement in the voter information portion of the sample ballot.
This bill would require the Secretary of State to prescribe a maximum amount that a candidate for any of these offices may be charged to purchase space for a candidate statement.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 21 is added to the Elections Code, to read:

21.
 The Secretary of State shall prescribe a maximum amount that a candidate for United States Senator, United States Representative, State Senate, or State Assembly may be charged to purchase space for a candidate statement pursuant to Section 9084, Section 13307.5, 13307.5 of this code or Section 85601 of the Government Code.