12-27-18. Contributions to ballot question committee--Independent communication expenditures--Violation as misdemeanor. An entity may make a contribution to a ballot question committee organized solely for the purpose of influencing an election on a ballot question and may make independent communication expenditures regarding the placement of a ballot question on the ballot or the adoption or defeat of a ballot question. Any entity making expenditures, equal to or exceeding fifty percent of the entity's annual gross income, for the adoption or defeat of a ballot measure is a ballot question committee. An entity may create a political action committee. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. A subsequent offense within a calendar year is a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Source: SL 2007, ch 80, § 18; SL 2009, ch 65, § 1; SL 2010, ch 76, § 8, eff. Mar. 25, 2010; SL 2011, ch 83, § 2; SL 2017, ch 71, § 18.
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