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AMENDMENT FOR SENATE STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE ENGROSSED BILL

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___________________ moved that SB 54 be amended as follows:


    On page 10 of the Senate State Affairs Committee engrossed bill, delete lines 15 to 24, inclusive, and insert:

"    Section 7. That section 4 of the enrolled version of HB 1069 as previously enacted by the Ninety-Second Session Legislative Assembly, 2017, be amended to read:

    Section 4. That § 12-27-7 be amended to read:

    12-27-7. If a contributor is a person or an entity, no candidate for statewide office or the candidate's campaign committee may accept any contribution that in the aggregate exceeds four thousand dollars during any calendar year. If the contributor is a political action committee, no candidate for statewide office or the candidate's campaign committee may accept any contribution that in the aggregate exceeds ten thousand dollars during any calendar year. A candidate campaign committee may accept unlimited contributions from any candidate campaign committee or political party. No candidate campaign committee may accept any contribution from a non-South Dakota candidate committee, out-of-state political action committee, federal political action committee, or federal candidate committee that in the aggregate exceeds ten thousand dollars during any calendar year. A candidate campaign committee may only accept contributions from any candidate campaign committee, political action committee, entity, person, or political party pursuant to the limits stated in this chapter. The limitation on any contribution from a person in this section does not apply to any contribution by the candidate or the candidate's immediate family. A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

    Section 8. That section 5 of the enrolled version of HB 1069 as previously enacted by the Ninety-Second Session Legislative Assembly, 2017, be amended to read:

    Section 5. That § 12-27-8 be amended to read:

    12-27-8. If the contributor is a person or entity, no candidate for legislative or county office or the candidate's campaign committee may accept any contribution that in the aggregate exceeds one thousand dollars during any calendar year. If the contributor is a South Dakota political action committee, no legislative or county candidate may accept any contribution that in the aggregate exceeds ten thousand dollars in any calendar year. A candidate campaign committee may accept unlimited contributions from any candidate campaign committee or political party. No legislative or county candidate campaign committee may accept any contribution from a non-South Dakota candidate committee, out-of-state political action committee, federal political action committee, or federal candidate committee that in the aggregate exceeds ten thousand dollars during the calendar year. A candidate campaign committee may only accept contributions from any candidate campaign committee, entity, political action committee, or political party pursuant to the limits stated in this chapter.

    The limitation on any contribution from a person in this section does not apply to any contribution by the candidate or the candidate's immediate family. A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

    Section 9. That section 6 of the enrolled version of HB 1069 as previously enacted by the Ninety-Second Session Legislative Assembly, 2017, be amended to read:

    Section 6. That § 12-27-9 be amended to read:

    12-27-9. If the contributor is a person or an organization, an entity, or a political action committee, no political action committee may accept any contribution that in the aggregate exceeds ten thousand dollars during any calendar year. If the contributor is a ballot question committee, no political action committee may accept any contribution that in the aggregate exceeds ten thousand dollars during any calendar year. No political action committee may accept any contribution from a non-South Dakota candidate committee, out-of-state political action committee, federal political action committee, or federal candidate committee that in the aggregate exceeds ten thousand dollars during any calendar year. A political action committee may also accept unlimited contributions from any candidate campaign committee, political action committee, or political party. A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor. ".


    Delete page 11.

    On page 12, delete lines 1 to 5, inclusive.