CSHB 160(CRA): "An Act limiting the use of money of the state and its political subdivisions to affect an election."
00 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 160(CRA) 01 "An Act limiting the use of money of the state and its political subdivisions to affect an 02 election." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 15.13.145(a) is amended to read: 05 (a) Except as provided in (b) and (c) of this section, each of the following may 06 not use money held by the entity to influence the outcome of the election of a 07 candidate to a state or municipal office or the outcome of an election concerning a 08 state ballot proposition: 09 (1) the state, its agencies, and its corporations; 10 (2) the University of Alaska and its Board of Regents; 11 (3) municipalities, school districts, and regional educational attendance 12 areas, or another political subdivision of the state; and 13 (4) an officer or employee of an entity identified in (1) - (3) of this 14 subsection.
01 * Sec. 2. AS 15.13.145(b) is amended to read: 02 (b) Money held by an entity identified in (a)(1) - (3) of this section may be 03 used to disseminate information about the time and place of an election 04 [INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF AN ELECTION CONCERNING A BALLOT 05 PROPOSITION OR QUESTION, BUT ONLY IF THE FUNDS HAVE BEEN 06 SPECIFICALLY APPROPRIATED FOR THAT PURPOSE BY A STATE LAW OR 07 A MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE]. 08 * Sec. 3. AS 15.13.145(c) is amended to read: 09 (c) Money held by the division of elections or a municipal election official 10 [AN ENTITY IDENTIFIED IN (a)(1) - (3) OF THIS SECTION] may be used 11 (1) to disseminate information about the time and place of an election 12 and to hold an election; 13 (2) to provide the public with the information described in 14 AS 15.58.020 [NONPARTISAN INFORMATION ABOUT A BALLOT 15 PROPOSITION OR QUESTION OR ABOUT ALL THE CANDIDATES SEEKING 16 ELECTION TO A PARTICULAR PUBLIC OFFICE]. 17 * Sec. 4. AS 15.13.145(d) is repealed.