Title 20A Chapter 11 Section 204

Election Code
Campaign and Financial Reporting Requirements
Section 204
State office candidate and state office holder -- Financial reporting requirements -- Interim reports.

            

20A-11-204.   State office candidate and state office holder -- Financial reporting requirements -- Interim reports.

            (1) (a) As used in this Subsection (1), "campaign account" means a separate campaign account required under Subsection 20A-11-201(1)(a).

            (b) Except as provided in Subsection (1)(c), each state office candidate shall file an interim report at the following times in any year in which the candidate has filed a declaration of candidacy for a public office:

            (i) seven days before the candidate's political convention;

            (ii) seven days before the regular primary election date;

            (iii) August 31; and

            (iv) seven days before the regular general election date.

            (c) If a state office candidate is a state office candidate seeking appointment for a midterm vacancy, the state office candidate:

            (i) shall file an interim report:

            (A) no later than seven days before the day on which the political party of the party for which the state office candidate seeks nomination meets to declare a nominee for the governor to appoint in accordance with Section 20A-1-504; or

            (B) if a state office candidate decides to seek the appointment with less than seven days before the party meets, or the political party schedules the meeting to declare a nominee less than seven days before the day of the meeting, no later than 5 p.m. on the last day of business before the day on which the party meets; and

            (ii) is not required to file an interim report at the times described in Subsection (1)(b).

            (d) Each state office holder who has a campaign account that has not been dissolved under Section 20A-11-205 shall, in an even year, file an interim report at the following times, regardless of whether an election for the state office holder's office is held that year:

            (i) seven days before the political convention for the political party of the state office holder;

            (ii) seven days before the regular primary election date;

            (iii) August 31; and

            (iv) seven days before the regular general election date.

            (2) Each interim report shall include the following information:

            (a) the net balance of the last summary report, if any;

            (b) a single figure equal to the total amount of receipts reported on all prior interim reports, if any, during the calendar year in which the interim report is due;

            (c) a single figure equal to the total amount of expenditures reported on all prior interim reports, if any, filed during the calendar year in which the interim report is due;

            (d) a detailed listing of each contribution and public service assistance received since the last summary report that has not been reported in detail on a prior interim report;

            (e) for each nonmonetary contribution:

            (i) the fair market value of the contribution with that information provided by the contributor; and

            (ii) a specific description of the contribution;

            (f) a detailed listing of each expenditure made since the last summary report that has not been reported in detail on a prior interim report;

            (g) for each nonmonetary expenditure, the fair market value of the expenditure;

            (h) a net balance for the year consisting of the net balance from the last summary report, if any, plus all receipts since the last summary report minus all expenditures since the last summary report;

            (i) a summary page in the form required by the lieutenant governor that identifies:

            (i) beginning balance;

            (ii) total contributions during the period since the last statement;

            (iii) total contributions to date;

            (iv) total expenditures during the period since the last statement; and

            (v) total expenditures to date; and

            (j) the name of a political action committee for which the state office candidate or state office holder is designated as an officer who has primary decision-making authority under Section 20A-11-601.

            (3) (a) For all individual contributions or public service assistance of $50 or less, a single aggregate figure may be reported without separate detailed listings.

            (b) Two or more contributions from the same source that have an aggregate total of more than $50 may not be reported in the aggregate, but shall be reported separately.

            (4) (a) In preparing each interim report, all receipts and expenditures shall be reported as of five days before the required filing date of the report.

            (b) Any negotiable instrument or check received by a state office candidate or state office holder more than five days before the required filing date of a report required by this section shall be included in the interim report.


Amended by Chapter 170, 2013 General Session

Amended by Chapter 420, 2013 General Session