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Representative Tracy McCreery (D) [2016 file photo].

Representative Tracy McCreery (D) [2016 file photo].

A bill on one aspect of campaign finance filed today in the House:

HB 214  
Prohibits candidate committees from transferring funds to relatives of the candidates
Sponsor: McCreery, Tracy (088)
Proposed Effective Date: 8/28/2017
LR Number: 0417H.01I
Last Action: 12/13/2016 – Prefiled (H)
Bill String: HB 214
Next Hearing: Hearing not scheduled
Calendar: Bill currently not on a House calendar

Uh, oh.

The bill text:

FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 214 [pdf]
99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE MCCREERY.
0417H.01I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk

AN ACT

To repeal section 130.034, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to funds held by candidate committees, with penalty provisions.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Section 130.034, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu 2 thereof, to be known as section 130.034, to read as follows:
[….]
3. Notwithstanding the provisions of this section or any other section, a candidate committee shall not:
(1) Expend or transfer funds from the committee, for any purpose, to any person related, within the fourth degree of consanguinity or affinity, to the candidate who formed the candidate committee; or
(2) Expend or transfer funds from the committee, for any purpose, to any entity wholly or partially owned by a person related, within the fourth degree of consanguinity or affinity, to the candidate who formed the candidate committee.

[….]

[emphasis in original]

Wait, you mean like this?:

C161200 12/06/2016 TEAM JUSTIN BROWN Dr. Dan Brown for Senate PO BOX 934 Rolla MO 65402 12/5/2016 $200,000.00

Previously:

Campaign Finance: Team Keep It All In The Family (December 6, 2016)

Campaign Finance: Team Keep It All In The Family – part 2 (December 7, 2016)