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Second Substitute H.B. 124

Senator John L. Valentine proposes the following substitute bill:


             1     
CAMPAIGN FUNDS EXPENDITURE

             2     
RESTRICTIONS

             3     
2010 GENERAL SESSION

             4     
STATE OF UTAH

             5     
Chief Sponsor: Tim M. Cosgrove

             6     
Senate Sponsor: Karen Mayne

             7      Cosponsors:
             8      Johnny Anderson
             9      Trisha S. Beck
             10      Laura Black
             11      Rebecca Chavez-Houck
             12      Brad L. Dee
             13      John DougallKevin S. Garn
Lynn N. Hemingway
Eric K. Hutchings
Brian S. King
Bradley G. Last
David LitvackCarol Spackman Moss
Kraig Powell
Paul Ray
Phil Riesen
Christine F. Watkins
Mark A. Wheatley              14     
             15      LONG TITLE
             16      General Description:
             17          This bill modifies the Campaign and Financial Reporting Requirements by amending
             18      provisions related to personal use of campaign monies.
             19      Highlighted Provisions:
             20          This bill:
             21          .    defines "personal use expenditure" and provides a list of authorized and prohibited
             22      uses of campaign funds;
             23          .    provides for enforcement, investigation of complaints, and assessment of
             24      administrative penalties by the lieutenant governor;
             25          .    prohibits a candidate, a judge, or an officeholder from using campaign contributions
             26      for a personal use expenditure; and
             27          .     makes technical changes.


             28      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             29          None
             30      Other Special Clauses:
             31          None
             32      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             33      AMENDS:
             34          20A-11-101, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapters 60 and 361
             35          20A-11-201, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapters 227 and 361
             36          20A-11-301, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapters 227 and 361
             37          20A-11-402, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 227
             38          20A-11-1301, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapters 227 and 361
             39          20A-12-303, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2001, Chapter 166
             40      ENACTS:
             41          20A-11-104, Utah Code Annotated 1953
             42     
             43      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             44          Section 1. Section 20A-11-101 is amended to read:
             45           20A-11-101. Definitions.
             46          As used in this chapter:
             47          (1) "Address" means the number and street where an individual resides or where a
             48      reporting entity has its principal office.
             49          (2) "Ballot proposition" includes initiatives, referenda, proposed constitutional
             50      amendments, and any other ballot propositions submitted to the voters that are authorized by
             51      the Utah Code Annotated 1953.
             52          (3) "Candidate" means any person who:
             53          (a) files a declaration of candidacy for a public office; or
             54          (b) receives contributions, makes expenditures, or gives consent for any other person to
             55      receive contributions or make expenditures to bring about the person's nomination or election
             56      to a public office.
             57          (4) "Chief election officer" means:
             58          (a) the lieutenant governor for state office candidates, legislative office candidates,


             59      officeholders, political parties, political action committees, corporations, political issues
             60      committees, and state school board candidates; and
             61          (b) the county clerk for local school board candidates.
             62          (5) "Continuing political party" means an organization of voters that participated in the
             63      last regular general election and polled a total vote equal to 2% or more of the total votes cast
             64      for all candidates for the United States House of Representatives.
             65          (6) (a) "Contribution" means any of the following when done for political purposes:
             66          (i) a gift, subscription, donation, loan, advance, or deposit of money or anything of
             67      value given to the filing entity;
             68          (ii) an express, legally enforceable contract, promise, or agreement to make a gift,
             69      subscription, donation, unpaid or partially unpaid loan, advance, or deposit of money or
             70      anything of value to the filing entity;
             71          (iii) any transfer of funds from another reporting entity or a corporation to the filing
             72      entity;
             73          (iv) compensation paid by any person or reporting entity other than the filing entity for
             74      personal services provided without charge to the filing entity;
             75          (v) remuneration from any organization or its directly affiliated organization that has a
             76      registered lobbyist to compensate a legislator for a loss of salary or income while the
             77      Legislature is in session;
             78          (vi) salaries or other remuneration paid to a legislator by any agency or subdivision of
             79      the state, including school districts, for the period the Legislature is in session; and
             80          (vii) goods or services provided to or for the benefit of the filing entity at less than fair
             81      market value.
             82          (b) "Contribution" does not include:
             83          (i) services provided without compensation by individuals volunteering a portion or all
             84      of their time on behalf of the filing entity;
             85          (ii) money lent to the filing entity by a financial institution in the ordinary course of
             86      business; or
             87          (iii) goods or services provided for the benefit of a candidate or political party at less
             88      than fair market value that are not authorized by or coordinated with the candidate or political
             89      party.


             90          (7) "Coordinated with" means that goods or services provided for the benefit of a
             91      candidate or political party are provided:
             92          (a) with the candidate's or political party's prior knowledge, if the candidate or political
             93      party does not object;
             94          (b) by agreement with the candidate or political party;
             95          (c) in coordination with the candidate or political party; or
             96          (d) using official logos, slogans, and similar elements belonging to a candidate or
             97      political party.
             98          (8) (a) "Corporation" means a domestic or foreign, profit or nonprofit, business
             99      organization that is registered as a corporation or is authorized to do business in a state and
             100      makes any expenditure from corporate funds for:
             101          (i) the purpose of expressly advocating for political purposes; or
             102          (ii) the purpose of expressly advocating the approval or the defeat of any ballot
             103      proposition.
             104          (b) "Corporation" does not mean:
             105          (i) a business organization's political action committee or political issues committee; or
             106          (ii) a business entity organized as a partnership or a sole proprietorship.
             107          (9) "Detailed listing" means:
             108          (a) for each contribution or public service assistance:
             109          (i) the name and address of the individual or source making the contribution or public
             110      service assistance;
             111          (ii) the amount or value of the contribution or public service assistance; and
             112          (iii) the date the contribution or public service assistance was made; and
             113          (b) for each expenditure:
             114          (i) the amount of the expenditure;
             115          (ii) the person or entity to whom it was disbursed;
             116          (iii) the specific purpose, item, or service acquired by the expenditure; and
             117          (iv) the date the expenditure was made.
             118          (10) "Election" means each:
             119          (a) regular general election;
             120          (b) regular primary election; and


             121          (c) special election at which candidates are eliminated and selected.
             122          (11) (a) "Expenditure" means:
             123          (i) any disbursement from contributions, receipts, or from the separate bank account
             124      required by this chapter;
             125          (ii) a purchase, payment, donation, distribution, loan, advance, deposit, gift of money,
             126      or anything of value made for political purposes;
             127          (iii) an express, legally enforceable contract, promise, or agreement to make any
             128      purchase, payment, donation, distribution, loan, advance, deposit, gift of money, or anything of
             129      value for political purposes;
             130          (iv) compensation paid by a corporation or filing entity for personal services rendered
             131      by a person without charge to a reporting entity;
             132          (v) a transfer of funds between the filing entity and a candidate's personal campaign
             133      committee; or
             134          (vi) goods or services provided by the filing entity to or for the benefit of another
             135      reporting entity for political purposes at less than fair market value.
             136          (b) "Expenditure" does not include:
             137          (i) services provided without compensation by individuals volunteering a portion or all
             138      of their time on behalf of a reporting entity;
             139          (ii) money lent to a reporting entity by a financial institution in the ordinary course of
             140      business; or
             141          (iii) anything listed in Subsection (11)(a) that is given by a corporation or reporting
             142      entity to candidates for office or officeholders in states other than Utah.
             143          (12) "Filing entity" means the reporting entity that is filing a financial statement
             144      required by this chapter.
             145          (13) "Financial statement" includes any summary report, interim report, verified
             146      financial statement, or other statement disclosing contributions, expenditures, receipts,
             147      donations, or disbursements that is required by this chapter.
             148          (14) "Governing board" means the individual or group of individuals that determine the
             149      candidates and committees that will receive expenditures from a political action committee.
             150          (15) "Incorporation" means the process established by Title 10, Chapter 2, Part 1,
             151      Incorporation, by which a geographical area becomes legally recognized as a city or town.


             152          (16) "Incorporation election" means the election authorized by Section 10-2-111 .
             153          (17) "Incorporation petition" means a petition authorized by Section 10-2-109 .
             154          (18) "Individual" means a natural person.
             155          (19) "Interim report" means a report identifying the contributions received and
             156      expenditures made since the last report.
             157          (20) "Legislative office" means the office of state senator, state representative, speaker
             158      of the House of Representatives, president of the Senate, and the leader, whip, and assistant
             159      whip of any party caucus in either house of the Legislature.
             160          (21) "Legislative office candidate" means a person who:
             161          (a) files a declaration of candidacy for the office of state senator or state representative;
             162          (b) declares himself to be a candidate for, or actively campaigns for, the position of
             163      speaker of the House of Representatives, president of the Senate, or the leader, whip, and
             164      assistant whip of any party caucus in either house of the Legislature; and
             165          (c) receives contributions, makes expenditures, or gives consent for any other person to
             166      receive contributions or make expenditures to bring about the person's nomination or election
             167      to a legislative office.
             168          (22) "Newly registered political party" means an organization of voters that has
             169      complied with the petition and organizing procedures of this chapter to become a registered
             170      political party.
             171          (23) "Officeholder" means a person who holds a public office.
             172          (24) "Party committee" means any committee organized by or authorized by the
             173      governing board of a registered political party.
             174          (25) "Person" means both natural and legal persons, including individuals, business
             175      organizations, personal campaign committees, party committees, political action committees,
             176      political issues committees, labor unions, and labor organizations.
             177          (26) "Personal campaign committee" means the committee appointed by a candidate to
             178      act for the candidate as provided in this chapter.
             179          (27) "Personal use expenditure" has the same meaning as provided under Section
             180      20A-11-104 .
             181          [(27)] (28) (a) "Political action committee" means an entity, or any group of
             182      individuals or entities within or outside this state, a major purpose of which is to:


             183          (i) solicit or receive contributions from any other person, group, or entity for political
             184      purposes; or
             185          (ii) make expenditures to expressly advocate for any person to refrain from voting or to
             186      vote for or against any candidate for a municipal or county office.
             187          (b) "Political action committee" includes groups affiliated with a registered political
             188      party but not authorized or organized by the governing board of the registered political party
             189      that receive contributions or makes expenditures for political purposes.
             190          (c) "Political action committee" does not mean:
             191          (i) a party committee;
             192          (ii) any entity that provides goods or services to a candidate or committee in the regular
             193      course of its business at the same price that would be provided to the general public;
             194          (iii) an individual;
             195          (iv) individuals who are related and who make contributions from a joint checking
             196      account;
             197          (v) a corporation, except a corporation a major purpose of which is to act as a political
             198      action committee; or
             199          (vi) a personal campaign committee.
             200          [(28)] (29) "Political convention" means a county or state political convention held by
             201      a registered political party to select candidates.
             202          [(29)] (30) (a) "Political issues committee" means an entity, or any group of individuals
             203      or entities within or outside this state, a major purpose of which is to:
             204          (i) solicit or receive donations from any other person, group, or entity to assist in
             205      placing a ballot proposition on the ballot, assist in keeping a ballot proposition off the ballot, or
             206      to advocate that a voter refrain from voting or vote for or vote against any ballot proposition;
             207          (ii) make expenditures to expressly advocate for any person to sign or refuse to sign a
             208      ballot proposition or incorporation petition or refrain from voting, vote for, or vote against any
             209      proposed ballot proposition or an incorporation in an incorporation election; or
             210          (iii) make expenditures to assist in qualifying or placing a ballot proposition on the
             211      ballot or to assist in keeping a ballot proposition off the ballot.
             212          (b) "Political issues committee" does not mean:
             213          (i) a registered political party or a party committee;


             214          (ii) any entity that provides goods or services to an individual or committee in the
             215      regular course of its business at the same price that would be provided to the general public;
             216          (iii) an individual;
             217          (iv) individuals who are related and who make contributions from a joint checking
             218      account; or
             219          (v) a corporation, except a corporation a major purpose of which is to act as a political
             220      issues committee.
             221          [(30)] (31) (a) "Political issues contribution" means any of the following:
             222          (i) a gift, subscription, unpaid or partially unpaid loan, advance, or deposit of money or
             223      anything of value given to a political issues committee;
             224          (ii) an express, legally enforceable contract, promise, or agreement to make a political
             225      issues donation to influence the approval or defeat of any ballot proposition;
             226          (iii) any transfer of funds received by a political issues committee from a reporting
             227      entity;
             228          (iv) compensation paid by another reporting entity for personal services rendered
             229      without charge to a political issues committee; and
             230          (v) goods or services provided to or for the benefit of a political issues committee at
             231      less than fair market value.
             232          (b) "Political issues contribution" does not include:
             233          (i) services provided without compensation by individuals volunteering a portion or all
             234      of their time on behalf of a political issues committee; or
             235          (ii) money lent to a political issues committee by a financial institution in the ordinary
             236      course of business.
             237          [(31)] (32) (a) "Political issues expenditure" means any of the following:
             238          (i) any payment from political issues contributions made for the purpose of influencing
             239      the approval or the defeat of:
             240          (A) a ballot proposition; or
             241          (B) an incorporation petition or incorporation election;
             242          (ii) a purchase, payment, distribution, loan, advance, deposit, or gift of money made for
             243      the express purpose of influencing the approval or the defeat of:
             244          (A) a ballot proposition; or


             245          (B) an incorporation petition or incorporation election;
             246          (iii) an express, legally enforceable contract, promise, or agreement to make any
             247      political issues expenditure;
             248          (iv) compensation paid by a reporting entity for personal services rendered by a person
             249      without charge to a political issues committee; or
             250          (v) goods or services provided to or for the benefit of another reporting entity at less
             251      than fair market value.
             252          (b) "Political issues expenditure" does not include:
             253          (i) services provided without compensation by individuals volunteering a portion or all
             254      of their time on behalf of a political issues committee; or
             255          (ii) money lent to a political issues committee by a financial institution in the ordinary
             256      course of business.
             257          [(32)] (33) "Political purposes" means an act done with the intent or in a way to
             258      influence or tend to influence, directly or indirectly, any person to refrain from voting or to vote
             259      for or against any candidate for public office or municipal or county office at any caucus,
             260      political convention, primary, or election.
             261          [(33)] (34) "Primary election" means any regular primary election held under the
             262      election laws.
             263          [(34)] (35) "Public office" means the office of governor, lieutenant governor, state
             264      auditor, state treasurer, attorney general, state or local school board member, state senator, state
             265      representative, speaker of the House of Representatives, president of the Senate, and the leader,
             266      whip, and assistant whip of any party caucus in either house of the Legislature.
             267          [(35)] (36) (a) "Public service assistance" means the following when given or provided
             268      to an officeholder to defray the costs of functioning in a public office or aid the officeholder to
             269      communicate with the officeholder's constituents:
             270          (i) a gift, subscription, donation, unpaid or partially unpaid loan, advance, or deposit of
             271      money or anything of value to an officeholder; or
             272          (ii) goods or services provided at less than fair market value to or for the benefit of the
             273      officeholder.
             274          (b) "Public service assistance" does not include:
             275          (i) anything provided by the state;


             276          (ii) services provided without compensation by individuals volunteering a portion or all
             277      of their time on behalf of an officeholder;
             278          (iii) money lent to an officeholder by a financial institution in the ordinary course of
             279      business;
             280          (iv) news coverage or any publication by the news media; or
             281          (v) any article, story, or other coverage as part of any regular publication of any
             282      organization unless substantially all the publication is devoted to information about the
             283      officeholder.
             284          [(36)] (37) "Publicly identified class of individuals" means a group of 50 or more
             285      individuals sharing a common occupation, interest, or association that contribute to a political
             286      action committee or political issues committee and whose names can be obtained by contacting
             287      the political action committee or political issues committee upon whose financial report they
             288      are listed.
             289          [(37)] (38) "Receipts" means contributions and public service assistance.
             290          [(38)] (39) "Registered lobbyist" means a person registered under Title 36, Chapter 11,
             291      Lobbyist Disclosure and Regulation Act.
             292          [(39)] (40) "Registered political action committee" means any political action
             293      committee that is required by this chapter to file a statement of organization with the lieutenant
             294      governor's office.
             295          [(40)] (41) "Registered political issues committee" means any political issues
             296      committee that is required by this chapter to file a statement of organization with the lieutenant
             297      governor's office.
             298          [(41)] (42) "Registered political party" means an organization of voters that:
             299          (a) participated in the last regular general election and polled a total vote equal to 2%
             300      or more of the total votes cast for all candidates for the United States House of Representatives
             301      for any of its candidates for any office; or
             302          (b) has complied with the petition and organizing procedures of this chapter.
             303          [(42)] (43) "Reporting entity" means a candidate, a candidate's personal campaign
             304      committee, an officeholder, a party committee, a political action committee, and a political
             305      issues committee.
             306          [(43)] (44) "School board office" means the office of state school board or local school


             307      board.
             308          [(44)] (45) (a) "Source" means the person or entity that is the legal owner of the
             309      tangible or intangible asset that comprises the contribution.
             310          (b) "Source" means, for political action committees and corporations, the political
             311      action committee and the corporation as entities, not the contributors to the political action
             312      committee or the owners or shareholders of the corporation.
             313          [(45)] (46) "State office" means the offices of governor, lieutenant governor, attorney
             314      general, state auditor, and state treasurer.
             315          [(46)] (47) "State office candidate" means a person who:
             316          (a) files a declaration of candidacy for a state office; or
             317          (b) receives contributions, makes expenditures, or gives consent for any other person to
             318      receive contributions or make expenditures to bring about the person's nomination or election
             319      to a state office.
             320          [(47)] (48) "Summary report" means the year end report containing the summary of a
             321      reporting entity's contributions and expenditures.
             322          [(48)] (49) "Supervisory board" means the individual or group of individuals that
             323      allocate expenditures from a political issues committee.
             324          Section 2. Section 20A-11-104 is enacted to read:
             325          20A-11-104. Personal Use Expenditure -- Authorized and Prohibited Uses of
             326      Campaign Funds - -- Enforcement -- Penalties.
             327          (1) (a) As used in this chapter, "personal use expenditure" means an expenditure that:
             328          (i) (A) is not excluded from the definition of personal use expenditure by Subsection
             329      (2); and
             330          (B) primarily furthers a personal interest of a candidate or officeholder or a candidate's
             331      or officeholder's family, which interest is not connected with the performance of an activity as
             332      a candidate or an activity or duty of an officeholder; or
             333          (ii) would cause the candidate or officeholder to recognize the expenditure as taxable
             334      income under federal law.
             335          (b) "Personal use expenditure" includes:
             336          (i) a mortgage, rent, utility, or vehicle payment;
             337          (ii) a household food item or supply;


             338          (iii) clothing, except for clothing:
             339          (A) bearing the candidate's name or campaign slogan or logo; and
             340          (B) used in the candidate's campaign;
             341          (iv) an admission to a sporting, artistic, or recreational event or other form of
             342      entertainment;
             343          (v) dues, fees, or gratuities at a country club, health club, or recreational facility;
             344          (vi) a salary payment made to:
             345          (A) a candidate or officeholder; or
             346          (B) a person who has not provided a bona fide service to a candidate or officeholder;
             347          (vii) a vacation;
             348          (viii) a vehicle expense;
             349          (ix) a meal expense;
             350          (x) a travel expense;
             351          (xi) a payment of an administrative, civil, or criminal penalty;
             352          (xii) a satisfaction of a personal debt;
             353          (xiii) a personal service, including the service of an attorney, accountant, physician, or
             354      other professional person;
             355          (xiv) a membership fee for a professional or service organization; and
             356          (xv) a payment in excess of the fair market value of the item or service purchased.
             357          (2) "Personal use expenditure" does not mean an expenditure made:
             358          (a) for a political purpose;
             359          (b) for candidacy for public office;
             360          (c) to fulfill a duty or activity of an officeholder;
             361          (d) for a donation to a registered political party;
             362          (e) for a contribution to another candidate's campaign account, including sponsorship
             363      of or attendance at an event, the primary purpose of which is to solicit a contribution for
             364      another candidate's campaign account;
             365          (f) to return all or a portion of a contribution to a contributor;
             366          (g) for the following items, if made in connection with the candidacy for public office
             367      or an activity or duty of an officeholder:
             368          (i) (A) a mileage allowance at the rate established by the Division of Finance under


             369      Section 63A-3-107 ; or
             370          (B) for motor fuel or special fuel, as defined in Section 59-13-102 ;
             371          (ii) a meal expense;
             372          (iii) a travel expense, including an expense incurred for airfare or a rental vehicle;
             373          (iv) a payment for a service provided by an attorney or accountant;
             374          (v) a tuition payment or registration fee for participation in a meeting or conference;
             375          (vi) a gift;
             376          (vii) a payment for the following items in connection with an office space:
             377          (A) rent;
             378          (B) utilities;
             379          (C) a supply; or
             380          (D) furnishing;
             381          (viii) a booth at a meeting or event; or
             382          (ix) educational material;
             383          (h) to purchase or mail informational material, a survey, or a greeting card;
             384          (i) for a donation to a charitable organization, as defined by Section 13-22-2 , including
             385      admission to or sponsorship of an event, the primary purpose of which is charitable solicitation,
             386      as defined in Section 13-22-2 ;
             387          (j) to repay a loan a candidate makes from the candidate's personal account to the
             388      candidate's campaign account;
             389          (k) to pay membership dues to a national organization whose primary purpose is to
             390      address general public policy;
             391          (l) for admission to or sponsorship of an event, the primary purpose of which is to
             392      promote the social, educational, or economic well-being of the state or the candidate's or
             393      officeholder's community; or
             394          (m) for one or more guests of an officeholder or candidate at an event described in this
             395      Subsection (2).
             396          (3) (a) The lieutenant governor shall enforce this section by:
             397          (i) evaluating a financial statement to identify a personal use expenditure; and
             398          (ii) commencing an informal adjudicative proceeding in accordance with Title 63G,
             399      Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act, if the lieutenant governor has probable cause to


             400      believe a candidate or officeholder has made a personal use expenditure.
             401          (b) Following the proceeding, the lieutenant governor may issue a signed order
             402      requiring a candidate or officeholder who has made a personal use expenditure to:
             403          (i) remit an administrative penalty of an amount equal to 50% of the personal use
             404      expenditure to the lieutenant governor; and
             405          (ii) deposit the amount of the personal use expenditure in the campaign account from
             406      which the personal use expenditure was disbursed.
             407          (c) The lieutenant governor shall deposit money received under Subsection (3)(b)(i) in
             408      the General Fund.
             409          Section 3. Section 20A-11-201 is amended to read:
             410           20A-11-201. State office candidate -- Separate bank account for campaign funds.
             411          (1) (a) Each state office candidate or the candidate's personal campaign committee
             412      shall deposit each contribution and public service assistance received in one or more separate
             413      campaign accounts in a financial institution.
             414          (b) [The] A state office candidate or [the] a candidate's personal campaign committee
             415      [may use the monies in those accounts only for political purposes.] may not use money
             416      deposited in a campaign account for:
             417          (i) a personal use expenditure; or
             418          (ii) an expenditure prohibited by law.
             419          (2) A state office candidate or the candidate's personal campaign committee may not
             420      deposit or mingle any contributions received into a personal or business account.
             421          (3) If a person who is no longer a state office candidate chooses not to expend the
             422      monies remaining in a campaign account, the person shall continue to file the year-end
             423      summary report required by Section 20A-11-203 until the statement of dissolution and final
             424      summary report required by Section 20A-11-205 are filed with the lieutenant governor.
             425          (4) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (4)(b) and Section 20A-11-402 , a person who
             426      is no longer a state office candidate may not expend or transfer the monies in a campaign
             427      account in a manner that would cause the former state office candidate to recognize the monies
             428      as taxable income under federal tax law.
             429          (b) A person who is no longer a state office candidate may transfer the monies in a
             430      campaign account in a manner that would cause the former state office candidate to recognize


             431      the monies as taxable income under federal tax law if the transfer is made to a campaign
             432      account for federal office.
             433          (5) (a) As used in this Subsection (5) and Section 20A-11-204 , "received" means:
             434          (i) for a cash contribution, that the cash is given to a state office candidate or a member
             435      of the candidate's personal campaign committee;
             436          (ii) for a contribution that is a negotiable instrument or check, that the negotiable
             437      instrument or check is negotiated; and
             438          (iii) for any other type of contribution, that any portion of the contribution's benefit
             439      inures to the state office candidate.
             440          (b) Each state office candidate shall report each contribution and public service
             441      assistance to the lieutenant governor within 30 days after the contribution or public service
             442      assistance is received.
             443          Section 4. Section 20A-11-301 is amended to read:
             444           20A-11-301. Legislative office candidate -- Campaign requirements.
             445          (1) (a) Each legislative office candidate shall deposit each contribution and public
             446      service assistance received in one or more separate accounts in a financial institution that are
             447      dedicated only to that purpose.
             448          (b) A legislative office candidate or the candidate's personal campaign committee may
             449      not use money deposited in an account described in Subsection (1)(a) for:
             450          (i) a personal use expenditure; or
             451          (ii) an expenditure prohibited by law.
             452          (2) A legislative office candidate may not deposit or mingle any contributions or public
             453      service assistance received into a personal or business account.
             454          [(3) A legislative office candidate may not make any political expenditures prohibited
             455      by law.]
             456          [(4)] (3) If a person who is no longer a legislative candidate chooses not to expend the
             457      monies remaining in a campaign account, the person shall continue to file the year-end
             458      summary report required by Section 20A-11-302 until the statement of dissolution and final
             459      summary report required by Section 20A-11-304 are filed with the lieutenant governor.
             460          [(5)] (4) (a) Except as provided in Subsection [(5)] (4)(b) and Section 20A-11-402 , a
             461      person who is no longer a legislative office candidate may not expend or transfer the monies in


             462      a campaign account in a manner that would cause the former legislative office candidate to
             463      recognize the monies as taxable income under federal tax law.
             464          (b) A person who is no longer a legislative office candidate may transfer the monies in
             465      a campaign account in a manner that would cause the former legislative office candidate to
             466      recognize the monies as taxable income under federal tax law if the transfer is made to a
             467      campaign account for federal office.
             468          [(6)] (5) (a) As used in this Subsection [(6)] (5) and Section 20A-11-303 , "received"
             469      means:
             470          (i) for a cash contribution, that the cash is given to a legislative office candidate or a
             471      member of the candidate's personal campaign committee;
             472          (ii) for a contribution that is a negotiable instrument or check, that the negotiable
             473      instrument or check is negotiated; and
             474          (iii) for any other type of contribution, that any portion of the contribution's benefit
             475      inures to the legislative office candidate.
             476          (b) Each legislative office candidate shall report each contribution and public service
             477      assistance to the lieutenant governor within 30 days after the contribution or public service
             478      assistance is received.
             479          Section 5. Section 20A-11-402 is amended to read:
             480           20A-11-402. Officeholder financial reporting requirements -- Termination of
             481      duty to report.
             482          (1) An officeholder is active and subject to reporting requirements until the
             483      officeholder has filed a statement of dissolution with the lieutenant governor stating that:
             484          (a) the officeholder is no longer receiving contributions or public service assistance and
             485      is no longer making expenditures;
             486          (b) the ending balance on the last summary report filed is zero and the balance in the
             487      separate bank account required by Sections 20A-11-201 and 20A-11-301 is zero; and
             488          (c) a final summary report in the form required by Section 20A-11-401 showing a zero
             489      balance is attached to the statement of dissolution.
             490          (2) A statement of dissolution and a final summary report may be filed at any time.
             491          (3) Each officeholder shall continue to file the year-end summary report required by
             492      Section 20A-11-401 until the statement of dissolution and final summary report required by


             493      this section are filed with the lieutenant governor.
             494          (4) An officeholder may not use a contribution deposited in an account in accordance
             495      with this chapter for:
             496          (a) a personal use expenditure; or
             497          (b) an expenditure prohibited by law.
             498          [(4)] (5) (a) Except as provided in Subsection [(4)] (5)(b), a person who is no longer an
             499      officeholder may not expend or transfer the monies in a campaign account in a manner that
             500      would cause the former officeholder to recognize the monies as taxable income under federal
             501      tax law.
             502          (b) A person who is no longer an officeholder may transfer the monies in a campaign
             503      account in a manner that would cause the former officeholder to recognize the monies as
             504      taxable income under federal tax law if the transfer is made to a campaign account for federal
             505      office.
             506          Section 6. Section 20A-11-1301 is amended to read:
             507           20A-11-1301. School board office candidate -- Campaign requirements.
             508          (1) (a) Each school board office candidate shall deposit each contribution and public
             509      service assistance received in one or more separate accounts in a financial institution that are
             510      dedicated only to that purpose.
             511          (b) A school board office candidate may not use money deposited in an account
             512      described in Subsection (1)(a) for:
             513          (i) a personal use expenditure; or
             514          (ii) an expenditure prohibited by law.
             515          (2) A school board office candidate may not deposit or mingle any contributions or
             516      public service assistance received into a personal or business account.
             517          (3) A school board office candidate may not make any political expenditures prohibited
             518      by law.
             519          (4) If a person who is no longer a school board candidate chooses not to expend the
             520      monies remaining in a campaign account, the person shall continue to file the year-end
             521      summary report required by Section 20A-11-1302 until the statement of dissolution and final
             522      summary report required by Section 20A-11-1304 are filed with:
             523          (a) the lieutenant governor in the case of a state school board candidate; and


             524          (b) the county clerk, in the case of a local school board candidate.
             525          (5) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (5)(b) and Section 20A-11-402 , a person who
             526      is no longer a school board candidate may not expend or transfer the monies in a campaign
             527      account in a manner that would cause the former school board candidate to recognize the
             528      monies as taxable income under federal tax law.
             529          (b) A person who is no longer a school board candidate may transfer the monies in a
             530      campaign account in a manner that would cause the former school board candidate to recognize
             531      the monies as taxable income under federal tax law if the transfer is made to a campaign
             532      account for federal office.
             533          (6) (a) As used in this Subsection (6) and Section 20A-11-1303 , "received" means:
             534          (i) for a cash contribution, that the cash is given to a legislative office candidate or a
             535      member of the candidate's personal campaign committee;
             536          (ii) for a contribution that is a negotiable instrument or check, that the negotiable
             537      instrument or check is negotiated; and
             538          (iii) for any other type of contribution, that any portion of the contribution's benefit
             539      inures to the legislative office candidate.
             540          (b) Each school board office candidate shall report each contribution and public service
             541      assistance to the lieutenant governor within 30 days after the contribution or public service
             542      assistance is received.
             543          Section 7. Section 20A-12-303 is amended to read:
             544           20A-12-303. Separate account for campaign funds.
             545          (1) (a) The judge or the judge's personal campaign committee shall deposit each
             546      contribution in one or more separate personal campaign accounts in a financial institution.
             547          (b) A judge may not use money deposited in a campaign account for:
             548          (i) a personal use expenditure, as defined in Section 20A-11-104 ; or
             549          (ii) an expenditure prohibited by law.
             550          (2) The judge or the judge's personal campaign committee may not deposit or mingle
             551      any contributions received into a personal or business account.


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