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2013 Senate Bill 283: Repeal annual union PAC contribution “re-up” requirement
  1. Introduced by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on March 21, 2013, to repeal a requirement that union members or employees of a corporation who wish to have contributions to a union or corporate PAC automatically deducted from their paycheck must affirmatively give consent on an annual basis by means of signing a permission form. The bill would repeal the annual “re-up” requirement.
    • Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on March 21, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 21, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 36 to 1 in the Senate on May 22, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on May 22, 2013.
    • Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on May 22, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on June 18, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.