SEC. 23-17-51. Political committees and certain individuals to file financial reports; when to file.
(1) A political committee that either receives contributions or makes expenditures in excess of Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00) shall file financial reports with the Secretary of State.
(2) An individual person who on his or her own behalf expends in excess of Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00) for the purpose of influencing the passage or defeat of a measure shall file financial reports with the Secretary of State.
(3) The financial reports required in this section shall be filed monthly, not later than the tenth day of the month following the month being reported, after a political committee or an individual exceeds the contribution or expenditure limits. Financial reports must continue to be filed until all contributions and expenditures cease. In all cases a financial report shall be filed thirty (30) days following the election on a measure.
(4) Any person, who violates the provisions of this section, shall be subject to a fine as provided in Section 23-15-813.
SOURCES: Laws, 1993, ch. 514, Sec. 26, eff from and after August 3, 1993 (the date the United States Attorney General interposed no objections under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, to the creation of this section). Amended by Laws 1999, Ch. 301, Sec. 18, eff. from and after effectuation under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended and extended.