Following nearly two hours of testimony Tuesday, a House subcommittee gave a do-pass to an elections bill that clarifies the state election’s integrity bill regarding the acceptance of third party funding for elections unless they come through the state, and makes it a felony for accepting those funds. SB 222 by Sen. Max Burns, R-Sylvania, passed the House Government Affairs elections subcommittee and now heads to the full committee today.
“This is essentially a single issue bill, and that is to clarify the language in SB 202 which intended to prohibit all third party findings of elections in Georgia without those funds going through the state of Georgia,” said Burns.
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