§3-8-5b. Where financial statements shall be filed; filing date prescribed


Published: 2015

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now for only USD$20 per month, or Get a Day Pass for only USD$4.99.
WEST VIRGINIA CODE











‹ Back



 |   Print







WVC 3 - 8 - 5 B

§3-8-5b. Where financial statements shall be filed; filing date

prescribed.

(a) The financial statements provided for in this article

shall be filed, by or on behalf of candidates, with:

(1) The Secretary of State for legislative offices and for

statewide and other offices to be nominated or elected by the

voters of a political division greater than a county;

(2) The clerk of the county commission by candidates for

offices to be nominated or elected by the voters of a single county

or a political division within a single county; or

(3) The proper municipal officer by candidates for office to

be nominated or elected to municipal office.

(b) The statements may be filed by mail, in person, or by

facsimile or other electronic means of transmission: Provided,

That the financial statements filed by or on behalf of candidates

for Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Auditor,

Treasurer, Commissioner of Agriculture and Supreme Court of Appeals

shall be filed electronically by the means of an internet program

to be established by the Secretary of State.

(c) Committees required to report electronically may apply to

the State Election Commission for an exemption from mandatory

electronic filing in the case of hardship. An exemption may be

granted at the discretion of the State Election Commission.

(d) For purposes of this article, the filing date of a

financial statement shall, in the case of mailing, be the date of the postmark of the United States Postal Service, and in the case

of hand delivery or delivery by facsimile or other electronic means

of transmission, the date delivered to the office of the Secretary

of State or to the office of the clerk of the county commission, in

accordance with the provisions of subsection (a) of this section,

during regular business hours of such office.

(e) The sworn financial statements required to be filed by

this section with the Secretary of State shall be posted on the

internet by the Secretary of State within ten business days from

the date the financial statement was filed.





Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session

The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.