Secretary of State - Contributions; Campaign Finance Statements - Political action committee contributions.


Published: 2021-10-05

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Any political action committee that is not registered under section 3517.107 of the Revised Code shall file a "Designation of Treasurer" prior to receiving contributions or making expenditures for the purpose of influencing the results of a state or local election in Ohio. A political action committee not registered under section 3517.107 of the Revised Code and that is registered in a state other than Ohio may not use any contributions received prior to the filing of the appointment of designation of treasurer to make expenditures to influence the results of a state or local election in Ohio.

Once a political action committee has filed an appointment of designation of treasurer pursuant to section 3517.10 of the Revised Code, any contribution received or expenditure made by the political action committee in connection with any state or local election in Ohio shall be received or made in accordance with Chapter 3517. of the Revised Code.

Any campaign committee, political action committee, political contributing entity, legislative campaign committee or political party that receives a contribution from a political action committee prior to that political action committee filing a "Designation of Treasurer" under section 3517.10 of the Revised Code and this rule shall return the contribution to the political action committee.

Last updated October 5, 2021 at 8:48 AM