Daily Archives: June 10, 2009

Slipped in HB 117: Hudson not happy with new board members?

Does Debbie Hudson feel there is cheating going on? Does this rule apply to “all” elected officals or just school board members?

SPONSOR:
Rep. Hudson

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
145th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 4
TO
HOUSE BILL NO. 117

AMEND House Bill No. 117 after line 151 and before line 152 by adding the following:

“Section 35A. Amend § 1083, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by adding to § 1083 a new subsection to read:

(f) Within 15 days of the certification of the results of a school board election, an elected member of a school board shall submit a completed financial disclosure to the State Public Integrity Commission, pursuant to 29 Del. C., Chapter 58, Subchapter II (Financial Disclosure).’”.

FURTHER AMEND House Bill No. 117 after line 162 and before line 163 by adding the following:

“Section 40A. Amend § 8004, Title 15 of the Delaware Code by adding to § 8004 a new subsection to read:

‘(c)Every candidate committee for candidates in school board elections shall compile campaign contribution and expenditure reports to be filed by the candidate and the treasurer, pursuant to Chapter 80, Subchapter IV (Public Disclosure).’”.

SYNOPSIS
This amendment requires a person elected to a school board to file a financial disclosure within 15 days of his or her election. Also candidates for election must file campaign contribution and expenditure reports prepared by their campaign committees, in accord with Title 15, Chapter 80, Subchapter IV.

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HB 117 passes house!