HB 1855 Prohibited use; public funds to support/oppose candidates; referendum.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Prohibited use of public funds to support or oppose candidates or referendum questions. Prohibits state and local governmental agencies, and their officers and employees, from spending public funds to pay for advertisements to support or oppose candidates or referendum questions. The bill contains an exception to allow the use of public funds to provide neutral explanations of referendum questions pursuant to certain statutory provisions.

Full text:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 035043822  pdf | impact statement
01/28/03  House: Printed as engrossed 035043822-E  pdf | impact statement

Amendments:
House amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed
Senate amendments rejected

Status:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 035043822
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/17/03  House: Reported from Privileges and Elections (17-Y 4-N)
01/20/03  House: Read first time
01/21/03  House: Read second time
01/21/03  House: Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
01/21/03  House: Rereferred to Privileges and Elections
01/24/03  House: Reported from P. & E. w/amendment (21-Y 0-N)
01/27/03  House: Read first time
01/28/03  House: Read second time
01/28/03  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/28/03  House: Engrossed by House as amended
01/28/03  House: Printed as engrossed 035043822-E
01/29/03  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/29/03  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
01/29/03  House: Communicated to Senate
01/30/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/11/03  Senate: Reported from P. & E. with amendment (13-Y 1-N 1-A)
02/13/03  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/03  Senate: Read third time
02/14/03  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/17/03  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/18/03  Senate: Read third time
02/18/03  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/18/03  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/03  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/18/03  Senate: Amendment #1 by Sen. Cuccinelli withdrawn
02/18/03  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/18/03  Senate: Amendment #2 by Sen. Cuccinelli rejected (15-Y 24-N)
02/18/03  Senate: VOTE: FLOOR AMEND 2 (15-Y 24-N)
02/18/03  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/18/03  Senate: Amendments #3 & 4 by Sen. Stolle agreed to
02/18/03  Senate: Motion to recommit to committee agreed to (25-Y 15-N)
02/18/03  Senate: VOTE: RECOMMIT (25-Y 15-N)
02/18/03  Senate: Recommitted to Privileges and Elections
02/18/03  Senate: Left in Privileges and Elections