2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 9 - Elections
Chapter 155 - Elections: Campaign Financing
Section 9-620 - (Formerly Sec. 9-333v). Contributions made or received by committees formed to promote success or defeat of referendum questions.


CT Gen Stat § 9-620 (2012) What's This?

(a) A political committee formed solely to aid or promote the success or defeat of a referendum question shall not make contributions to, or for the benefit of, a party committee, a political committee, a national committee, a committee of a candidate for federal or out-of-state office or a candidate committee, except in the distribution of a surplus, as provided in subsection (e) of section 9-608.

(b) A political committee formed solely to aid or promote the success or defeat of a referendum question shall not receive contributions from a national committee or from a committee of a candidate for federal or out-of-state office.

(c) No person, other than an individual or a committee, shall make a contribution to a political committee formed solely to aid or promote the success or defeat of a referendum question, or to any other person, to aid or promote the success or defeat of a referendum question, in excess of ten cents for each individual residing in the state or political subdivision thereof in which such referendum question is to be voted upon, in accordance with the last federal decennial census.

(P.A. 86-99, S. 23, 34; P.A. 87-576, S. 5, 6; P.A. 10-187, S. 9.)

History: P.A. 87-576 added “or has expenses incurred but not paid” in Subsec. (d); Sec. 9-333v transferred to Sec. 9-620 in 2007; P.A. 10-187 amended Subsec. (c) by making technical changes and deleted Subsec. (d) re reporting requirement, effective June 8, 2010.

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