12-27-23. Statement of organization to be filed for ballot question committee--Time for filing--Violation as misdemeanor. If the treasurer for a ballot question committee does not file a statement of organization pursuant to chapter 2-1, the treasurer shall file a statement of organization with the secretary of state not later than fifteen days after the date which the committee made contributions, received contributions, or paid expenses in excess of five hundred dollars. However, if such activity falls within thirty days of any statewide election, the statement of organization shall be filed within forty-eight hours. A ballot question committee that regularly files a campaign finance disclosure statement with another state or the Federal Election Commission or a report of contributions and expenditures with the Internal Revenue Service is not required to file a statement of organization. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
Source: SL 2007, ch 80, § 23; SL 2008, ch 67, § 7; SL 2012, ch 18, § 11.