2019 House Bill 1092 - Printed

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-FOURTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2019  

873B0432   HOUSE BILL   NO.  1092  

Introduced by:    Representatives Dennert, Anderson, Barthel, Beal, Borglum, Cwach, Goodwin, Gosch, Hansen, Jensen (Kevin), Johnson (David), Latterell, Lesmeister, McCleerey, Otten (Herman), Perry, Peterson (Kent), Pischke, Post, Pourier, Qualm, Reed, and Smith (Jamie) and Senators Schoenbeck, Bolin, Heinert, Kennedy, Rusch, and Youngberg
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That ยง 12-27-22 be amended to read:
    12-27-22. A campaign finance disclosure statement shall be submitted to the secretary of state. The treasurer of each:
            (1)    Candidate or candidate campaign committee for any statewide office shall file a pre-primary, pre-general, year-end, and, if applicable, supplemental report and amendments in even numbered years. In odd numbered years shall file a year-end and, if applicable, amendments. A termination report may be submitted at any time;
            (2)    Candidate or candidate campaign committee for a legislative or county office shall file a pre-primary if the any candidate's name appears on the primary election ballot for that particular office, pre-general, year-end and, if applicable, supplemental report

and amendments in even numbered years. A termination report may be submitted at any time;

            (3)    Statewide political action committee shall file a pre-primary, pre-general, year-end, and, if applicable, supplemental report and amendments in even numbered years. In odd numbered years shall file a year-end or, if applicable, amendments. A termination report may be submitted at any time;
            (4)    Statewide political party shall file a pre-primary, pre-general, year-end and, if applicable, supplemental report and amendments in even numbered years. In odd numbered years shall file a year-end or amendments, if applicable. A termination report may be submitted at any time. A political party that loses its status as a qualified party shall file a termination statement by 5:00 p.m. central time the last Friday in January following the calendar year in which qualified party status was lost;
            (5)    County political party and auxiliary organization shall file a pre-general and, if applicable, supplemental report and amendments in even numbered years. A termination report may be submitted at any time; and
            (6)    Statewide ballot question committee shall file a pre-primary, pre-general, year-end and, if applicable, supplemental report and amendments in even numbered years. In odd numbered years shall file a year-end and, if applicable, amendments. A termination report may be submitted at any time. If a statewide ballot question committee does not list any activity on the next required campaign finance report submitted to the secretary of state, that committee has until the next reporting period to report activity. If that committee does not have any activity to report by the next reporting period, the committee shall submit a termination report by that reporting period deadline.
    A campaign finance disclosure statement shall be submitted to the secretary of state by the treasurer of each committee who shall file the following financial disclosure reports in accordance with the time frames stated in this chapter: pre-primary, pre-general, year-end, amendment, supplemental, and a termination when a committee is terminating its existence.
    A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. A subsequent offense within a calendar year is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

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