12-27-19 Statements required for entity to make contribution to ballot question committee--Disclosu...
Statements required for entity to make contribution to ballot question committee--Disclosure of information by committee--Violation as misdemeanor.
Before making a contribution
to a ballot question committee pursuant to § 12-27-18, an entity shall provide to the ballot question
committee the following:
The name or fictitious name of the entity;
The mailing address of the entity's office;
The name and mailing address of each owner or each director and officer of the entity;
The committee name the contribution was given to, the date, and the amount of the
The name and mailing address of the person authorizing the contribution.
These requirements do not apply to any donated goods or services.
Before contributing more than ten thousand dollars in the aggregate to a ballot question
committee pursuant to § 12-27-18, an entity shall provide to the ballot question committee a sworn
written statement made by the president and treasurer of the entity declaring and affirming, under
the penalty of perjury, the following:
The name and street address of every person who owns ten percent or more of the entity,
has provided ten percent or more of the entity's gross receipts, including capital
contributions, in the current or preceding year, or has provided ten percent or more of the
funds being contributed to the ballot question committee; and
That no part of the contribution was raised or collected by the entity for the purpose of
influencing the ballot question.
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A ballot question committee shall disclose in its applicable campaign financial disclosure
statement or supplement statement all information received from any entity pursuant to this section.
No ballot question committee may accept any contribution from any entity not preceded or
accompanied by the statements required by this section. Except as provided by § 22-29-1, violation
of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. A subsequent offense within a calendar year is a Class 1
Source: SL 2007, ch 80, § 19; SL 2009, ch 66, § 1; SL 2017, ch 71, § 20; SL 2018, ch 87, § 1.
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