Bill Description: House Bill 11 would prohibit state election officials and employees from accepting or expending money from private or corporate entities.
Does it in any way restrict public access to information related to government activity or otherwise compromise government transparency, accountability, or election integrity? Conversely, does it increase public access to information related to government activity or increase government transparency, accountability, or election integrity?
Current Idaho law says county clerks and local election officials may not "accept or expend moneys in any amount or accept any items or goods with a total value in excess of one hundred dollars ($100) from any private persons, corporations, organizations, business entities, political parties, or any other private entity."
House Bill 11 amends Section 34-218, Idaho Code, to extend this prohibition to state election officials and employees.
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