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SB 114: Elections


Elections; Revising the provision concerning false or malicious statements about a candidate; prohibiting certain parties from making any statement or sponsoring political advertising or electioneering communications with actual malice; providing a penalty; requiring a candidate to file an oath with his or her filing officer within a specified time after the original publication of a political advertisement, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/13/2012 Senate • Filed
    1/4/2013 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 14
    3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 14
    5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Ethics and Elections

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  • SB 114, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/13/2012 at 8:20 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    104.271 False or malicious charges against, or false statements about, opposing candidates; penalty. Page 1 (pdf)
    106.143 Political advertisements circulated prior to election; requirements. Page 3 (pdf)
    106.265 Civil penalties. Page 3 (pdf)

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