2019 Senate Bill 114 - Enrolled

        
AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to attribute campaign contributions by certain minors to their parents.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That § 12-27-7 be amended to read:
    12-27-7. A statewide candidate or the candidate's campaign committee may accept contributions during any calendar year as follows:
            (1)    Not to exceed four thousand dollars from a person, unless the person is the candidate or a member of the candidate's immediate family, in which case contributions may be made without limit;
            (2)    Not to exceed four thousand dollars from an entity;
            (3)    Without limit from a political action committee;
            (4)    Without limit from a political party; and
            (5)    Without limit from a candidate campaign committee.
    Any contribution from a ballot question committee is prohibited. Any contribution from a person who is an unemancipated minor shall be deducted from the total contribution permitted under this section by the unemancipated minor's custodial parent or parents. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. A subsequent offense within a calendar year is a Class 1 misdemeanor.
    Section 2. That § 12-27-8 be amended to read:
    12-27-8. A legislative or county candidate or the candidate's campaign committee may accept contributions during any calendar year as follows:
            (1)    Not to exceed one thousand dollars from a person, unless the person is the candidate or a member of the candidate's immediate family, in which case contributions may be made without limit;
            (2)    Not to exceed one thousand dollars from an entity;
            (3)    Without limit from a political action committee;
            (4)    Without limit from a political party; and
            (5)    Without limit from a candidate campaign committee.
    Any contribution from a ballot question committee is prohibited. Any contribution from a person who is an unemancipated minor shall be deducted from the total contribution permitted under this section by the unemancipated minor's custodial parent or parents. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. A subsequent offense within a calendar year is a Class 1 misdemeanor.
    Section 3. That § 12-27-9 be amended to read:
    12-27-9. A political action committee may accept contributions during any calendar year as follows:
            (1)    Not to exceed ten thousand dollars from a person;
            (2)    Not to exceed ten thousand dollars from an entity;
            (3)    Without limit from a political action committee;
            (4)    Without limit from a political party;
            (5)    Without limit from a candidate campaign committee; and
            (6)    Not to exceed ten thousand dollars from a ballot question committee.
    Any contribution from a person who is an unemancipated minor shall be deducted from the total contribution permitted under this section by the unemancipated minor's custodial parent or parents. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. A subsequent offense within a calendar year is a Class 1 misdemeanor.
    Section 4. That § 12-27-10 be amended to read:
    12-27-10. A political party may accept contributions during any calendar year as follows:
            (1)    Not to exceed ten thousand dollars from a person;
            (2)    Not to exceed ten thousand dollars from an entity;
            (3)    Without limit from a political action committee;
            (4)    Without limit from a political party; and
            (5)    Without limit from a candidate campaign committee.
    Any contribution from a ballot question committee is prohibited. Any contribution from a person who is an unemancipated minor shall be deducted from the total contribution permitted under this section by the unemancipated minor's custodial parent or parents. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. A subsequent offense within a calendar year is a Class 1 misdemeanor.
    Section 5. That § 12-27-11 be amended to read:
    12-27-11. No person, entity, candidate, or political committee may give or accept a contribution unless the name, mailing address, city and state of the contributor is made known to the person, entity, candidate, or political committee receiving the contribution. In addition to any other information to be made known under this section, the name of the custodial parent or parents of an unemancipated minor who makes a contribution shall be made known. Any contribution, money, or other thing of value received by a candidate or political committee from an unknown source shall be donated to a nonprofit charitable entity. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. A subsequent offense within a calendar year is a Class 1 misdemeanor.
An Act to attribute campaign contributions by certain minors to their parents.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

SENATE as Bill No. 114

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Secretary of the Senate
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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 114
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
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Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State
 


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