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File #: 15-4278    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed
File created: 5/13/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/2/2021 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Bill 44 Budget and Finance, forwarded favorably (2 - Siegel, Mota; 1 - Hendricks) Supplementing Part One, Administrative Code, Title Eleven, Authorities, Boards and Commissions of the Codified Ordinances of Allentown, Pennsylvania, by adding a new Article 171B entitled “Campaign Finance Regulations”. The legislation is based on Campaign Finance legislation used in Pittsburgh. It fixes the contribution limit to the federal limits, currently there are no limits – this would limit individuals to $2,900 to campaign, eliminate stacking, limit PAC Contributions to $5000 a candidate. Contributions could not exceed the limitations that are in effect and published by the Federal Election Commission as of the first day of that same calendar year. Political contribution limits for donations made by a political committee to a candidate committee shall be the same as the federal contribution limit for "PAC-Multicandidate" that makes contributions to "candidate committees."
Sponsors: Ce-Ce Gerlach, Joshua Siegel
Attachments: 1. Bill 44 Campaign Finance, 2. Ethics Code - fv, 3. CF Court Decision