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Joint Subcommittee to Study Comprehensive Campaign Finance Reform

    Reference:
    » HJR 526, 2021
  • Description: Establishes a joint subcommittee to study comprehensive campaign finance reform in the Commonwealth. In conducting its study, the joint subcommittee is tasked with examining the costs of campaigning in the Commonwealth, the effectiveness of the Commonwealth's present disclosure laws and their enforcement, the constitutional options available to regulate campaign finances, and the desirability of specific revisions in the Commonwealth's laws, including the implementation of contribution limits, all with the aim of promoting the integrity of, and public confidence in, the Commonwealth's campaign finance system.
  • Report Date: November 1, 2021
  • Expiration Date: January 2022
  • Qualifications: The joint subcommittee shall have a total membership of 14 members that shall consist of 10 legislative members and four nonlegislative citizen members. Members shall be appointed as follows: six members of the House of Delegates, one of whom shall be the chair of the House Committee on Privileges and Elections and five of whom shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates in accordance with the principles of proportional representation contained in the Rules of the House of Delegates; four members of the Senate, one of whom shall be the chair of the Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections and three of whom shall be appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules; two nonlegislative citizen members to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates; one nonlegislative citizen member to be appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules; and one nonlegislative citizen member to be appointed by the Governor.
Appointment coincident with House term.
House Members:
Name Appointed By
The Honorable Marcus B. Simon, Chair, House Privileges and Elections By Statute
The Honorable David L. Bulova Speaker of the House
The Honorable Lamont Bagby Speaker of the House
The Honorable Don L. Scott Jr. Speaker of the House
The Honorable Kathy J. Byron Speaker of the House
The Honorable Israel D. O'Quinn Speaker of the House
Appointment coincident with Senate term.
Senate Members:
Name Appointed By
The Honorable R. Creigh Deeds, Chair, Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections By Statute
The Honorable Thomas K. Norment Jr. Senate Committee on Rules
The Honorable Barbara A. Favola Senate Committee on Rules
The Honorable Scott A. Surovell Senate Committee on Rules
Citizen Members:
Name Representing Appointed By Term
Allison Blow Senate Committee on Rules  
Ann Hess Speaker of the House Expires 12/31/2021
Natalie Robinson Speaker of the House Expires 12/31/2021
Vacancy    
Membership and Term Information:
Max # House: 6 Appointment Coincident With House Term? YES
Max # Senate: 4 Appointment Coincident With Senate Term? YES
Max # Citizens: 4
Max # Ex Officio: 0
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