Introduced by Sen. Steve Bieda D-Warren on February 9, 2011
To require candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, state senator, state representative, State Board of Education, elected state and university board members, current state office holders, certain executive branch officials, and certain local offices that pay more than twice the average annual state per capita income (around $44,000) to file personal financial disclosure statements that include the names of all of the person's family members; his or her employer; the source and amount of wage, salary and other income for the candidate and his or her spouse plus any gifts; a list of assets; certain transactions and liabilities; business ownerships; any trustee, director, etc. positions held in a business, union, non-profit, educational or other institution; any future employment agreements, including leave-of-absence agreements; and more. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on February 9, 2011