Introduced by Sen. David Robertson R-Grand Blanc on May 22, 2018
To expand the allowable recipients of money held by a candidate’s campaign finance committee when the individual is no longer running for another office and the committee is being shut down. Under current law candidate committees cannot transfer money to other committees that have lower contribution limits. The bill would allow this, which is said to benefit senators with money in their Senate campaign committee but debts in their previous House campaign committees, which have lower contribution limits. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Elections and Government Reform Committee on May 22, 2018