CAMPAIGN FINANCE REQUIREMENTS
Political committee chair and treasurer required--Violation as misdemeanor.
Statements of organization to be filed for political action committee and candidate
campaign committee--Time for filing--Violation as misdemeanor.
Incorporation of political committee permitted--Treasurer remains personally
Time for existing political committees to file statement of organization--Violation
Contents of statement of organization.
Limit on contributions to candidates for statewide office--Violation as misdemeanor.
Limit on contributions to candidates for legislative or county office--Violation as
Limit on contributions to political action committees--Violation as misdemeanor
Limit on contributions to political parties--Violation as misdemeanor.
Solicitation, receipt, direction, transfer, or spending of funds in connection with
election are subject to limitations and requirements of chapter.
Affiliated entities share single contribution limit.
Expenditures considered contribution to candidate.
Required information about contributors_Contributions from unknown source to be
donated to charitable organization--Violation as misdemeanor.
Disguised contributions prohibited--Misdemeanor.
Contributions converted to personal use--Property purchased with contributions to
be property of political committee or party.
Report of sale of property--Violation as misdemeanor.
Political communications to contain certain language--Exceptions--Violation as
Statements and disclaimers regarding independent expenditures required--Violation
Contributions by organizations to candidate committee or political party prohibited--Contributions to ballot question committee permitted--Violation as misdemeanor.
Restriction on acceptance of contributions by ballot question committee--Violation
Statements required for organization to make contribution to ballot question
committee--Disclosure of information by committee--Violation as misdemeanor.
Expenditure of public funds to influence election outcome prohibited.
Acceptance of contributions from public entities prohibited--Misdemeanor.
Persons and entities required to submit campaign finance disclosure statements--Time for submission--Violation as misdemeanor.
Circumstances under which campaign finance disclosure statement not required.
Statement of organization to be filed for ballot question committee--Time for filing--Violation as misdemeanor
Contents of campaign finance disclosure statement.
Filing of timely contribution disclosure statement--Contents (Effective January 1,
Requirements for dissolution of political committee.
Conditions requiring filing of amended statement--Time for filing--Violation as
Conditions requiring filing of supplemental statement--Time for filing--Violation as
Records required to be kept by treasurer of political committee and political party--Violation as misdemeanor.
Administrative penalty for failure to timely file statement, amendment, or correction.
Administrative order assessing penalty-Hearing--Appeal--Termination of committee.
Prohibition of certification as candidate for failure to pay penalties or file required
Civil penalty for failure to timely file statement, amendment, or correction with
county, township, municipality, school district, or special purpose district.
Forms to be adopted by secretary of state--Oath or affirmation.
Preservation and destruction of statements in public records.
Sale and certain uses of information in statements prohibited--Misdemeanor.
Intentionally false or misleading statements prohibited--Felony.
Investigation and prosecution of violations by attorney general--Civil actions.
Access to records by attorney general and ethics commission--Violation as
Confidentiality of records.
Candidate may not be certified or to forfeit office for felony violation.
Application of campaign finance requirements.
Investigation and prosecution of violations by state's attorney--Civil actions
Filing by electronic transmission.
Methods for filing by electronic transmission_Extensions (Effective January 1,
Place of filing.
Availability of information to public_Bulk data download files (Effective January 1,
Action for civil penalty for certain violations.
Additional standards adopted by political subdivision
Limitation on gifts from or through lobbyists_Violation as misdemeanor.