Political Spending Disclosure Bill Set For First Committee Hearing Today

In January, I wrote about Senator Noreen Evans bill, SB 121, that would require any corporation (as defined)  that has shareholders located in California and that makes a contribution or expenditure (as defined): to issue a report on the political expenditures of the corporation in the previous fiscal year, and to notify shareholders not less

Senator Seeks 24-Hour Advance Notice Of Corporate Political Contributions/Assemblymember Asks For Constitutional Convention

Yesterday, Broc Romanek noted the continuing interest in mandating disclosure of political spending by corporations.   See Battle Lines Being Drawn: Political Spending Disclosures.   We are also seeing activity here in California. Last week, Senator Noreen Evans introduced SB 121 to require any corporation that has shareholders located in California and that makes a contribution or expenditure

Bill Proposes Another Reason Not To Incorporate In California

In January, I wrote about Senator Noreen Evans’ introduction of a bill, SB 982, to require corporations to issue a report on planned political spending as well as expenditures for the previous fiscal year.  Now, Assembly members Jared Huffman and Michael Allen have introduced a bill, AB 2050, that provides: No domestic corporation may, directly or

Bill Seeks To Mandate Corporate Political Disclosures

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The fallout from the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Com’n, 130 S. Ct. 876 (2010) continues.  Earlier this week, California State Senator Noreen Evans introduced a bill, SB 982, to require corporations to issue a report on planned political spending as well as expenditures for the previous fiscal year.  The