View Amendment Current Amendment: JUD3945.089.docx to Bill 3945     Senator RANKIN proposed the following amendment (JUD3945.089):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking item (8) on page 15 and inserting:
/     (7)(8)     act as an advisory body to the General Assembly and to individual members of or candidates for the appropriate house on questions pertaining to the disclosure and filing requirements of members of or candidates for the appropriate house. and to issue, upon request from persons covered by this chapter and Chapter 17 of Title 2, and publish advisory opinions on the requirements of these chapters; and
    (9)     conduct random audits of members of the General Assembly to ascertain whether a member has fully complied with the disclosure requirements of this chapter. Random audits must be annually performed on at least ten percent of the membership of the majority party and at least ten percent of the minority party within each body of the General Assembly. The results of these audits must be published, with any personal information redacted that would constitute an unreasonable invasion of personal privacy."     /

To further amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered SECTION in PART II, following SECTION 9, to read:

/     To amend Chapter 13, Title 8 of the 1976 Code of Laws, by adding:
SECTION __. Section 8-13-570. Each ethics committee must establish a neutral selection process to audit its members pursuant to Section 8-13-530(9). A member chosen for an audit must provide original or photocopied bank statements for for any campaign account established pursuant to Chapter 13, Title 8 for up to four years immediately preceding the notice of the audit. These bank statements must be provided within thirty days after the notice of the audit, but may be extended for an additional thirty days if the bank where the accounts are held submits a written statement that additional time is needed to produce the bank statements.
    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.