seec: 2002

  {2002}  2002 
 
 
An Act Revising Certain Elections and Campaign Finance Statutes and Concerning Campaign Contributions by Persons Associated With Investment Firms Doing Business With the State Treasurer and Meetings of Caucuses Under the Freedom of Information Act
 
{Public Act 02-130}  
 
 
 
The act excludes from the definition of a “contribution,” the sale of food or beverage by a town committee to an individual at a town fair, county fair or similar mass gathering held within the state, to the extent that the cumulative payment made by any one individual for such items does not exceed fifty dollars.
{Public Act 02-130}  
 
 
 
The act gives the Commission the authority to exercise personal jurisdiction over any nonresident person, or the agent of such nonresident person, who makes a contribution or expenditure, in excess of two hundred dollars, to, or for the benefit of, any committee or candidate.
{Public Act 02-130}  
 
 
The act increases the threshold amount for itemized campaign reporting for candidates and referendum committees to $1,000.00.  The act also increases the permissible cash contribution amount from $50.00 to $100.00
{Public Act 02-130}  
 
 
The act allows a party committee to make payment in satisfaction of any financial obligation incurred by a party committee by debit card.  It also outlines record retention requirements for debit card payments that are made by the campaign treasurer.
{Public Act 02-130}  
 
 
The act also modifies the prohibition on contributions and solicitations concerning persons associated with investment service firms doing business with the State Treasurer.
 
 
An Act Requiring Notification of Voting or Voting Registration to Conservators of Residents in Certain Institutions, Mail-In-Voter Registration Procedures, and Service by Municipal Employees on Municipal Boards and Commissions
 
{Public Act 02-83}
 
 
 
 
Requires an administrator of an institution, a residential facility for the mentally retarded, or a community residence, to use his or her best efforts to provide written notice to any conservator or guardian appointed to manage the affairs of a resident of such institution, at least seven days prior to the date any voter registration or voting opportunity is presented to the resident with respect to a primary, referendum or election.
{Public Act 02-83}  
 
 
 
Requires the DMV commissioner to provide the voter registration applicant with an application receipt, on a form approved by the Secretary of the State and on which the commissioner shall record the date that the commissioner received the application, using an official date stamp bearing the words "Department of Motor Vehicles".
{Public Act 02-83}  
 
 
Provides that any voter registration agency shall also provide the voter registration applicant with an application receipt, on which the agency shall record the date that the agency received the application, using an official date stamp bearing the name of the agency.
{Public Act 02-83}
 
 
Requires the Secretary of the State to provide each municipality with sufficient quantities of a poster size copy, at least eighteen by twenty-four inches, of a Voter's Bill of Rights, which shall be posted conspicuously at each polling place.
 
   
 
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