Amend the bill, as and if amended, Section 8-13-700, as contained in Part IV, by adding an appropriately numbered subsection to read:
/ ( )(1) A state or local public official using for a political purpose and not for official business any aircraft owned or leased by this State or a political subdivision of this State, or any agency, entity, or institution of this State or political subdivision including institutions of higher learning, must reimburse the general fund of this State or the political subdivision, as appropriate, for the full cost of such use within thirty days of the aircraft's use.
(2) A political purpose within the meaning of this subsection includes participation in events when fundraising occurs for the benefit of a political party, PAC, or candidate whether or not the using public official directly benefits.
(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of item (1), any use of publicly owned aircraft where official business is conducted in conjunction with political events on the same trip or excursion, the official must reimburse the general fund of this State or the political subdivision, as appropriate, fifty percent of the cost of such use within thirty day of the aircraft's use.
(4) The assignment by law to a particular public official of a publicly owned vehicle for the public official's use does not negate the provisions of this subsection.
(5) Reimbursements under this subsection may be paid from campaign funds." /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.