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Amend HB 2283 on third reading by adding the following SECTION to the bill and renumbering the SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
SECTION ____.  Subchapter A, Chapter 31, Election Code, is amended by adding Section 31.017 to read as follows:
Sec. 31.017.  PROHIBITED CONTRIBUTIONS. (a) The secretary of state may not:
(1)  accept a contribution of $1,000 or more, including the value of in-kind donations, offered by:
(A)  a private individual;
(B)  a business entity, including a:
(i)  corporation;
(ii)  partnership; or
(iii)  trust; or
(C)  another third party; or
(2)  use a contribution described by Subdivision (1) to perform a function related to elections.
(b)  This section does not prohibit the acceptance of:
(1)  an in-kind contribution of food or beverage for election workers during the administration of an election; or
(2)  any state or federal funds administered or distributed by the secretary of state, including funds administered and distributed under Section 31.009.