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Public Officers & Employees (Support)

CS/SB 1490 (Bradley) and HB 1435 (Williamson) authorize specified reporting individuals or procurement employees as defined in the Code of Ethics (but not including any elected officer) to accept gifts or compensation to be used toward costs incurred due to serious bodily injury or disease of the individual or child of such person. The bills authorize any legislative or executive branch lobbyist or principal to make, and an employee of the legislative or executive branch to accept, expenditures for donations toward care and treatment of a serious bodily injury or illness of the employee or child of the employee. (O’Hara)