RULE 116.00.13-001 - Rules for Financial Disclosure by Members of County Boards of Election Commissioners

RULE 116.00.13-001. Rules for Financial Disclosure by Members of County Boards of Election Commissioners

1.00 Authority and Title

1.01 The Arkansas Secretary of State is required by Act 443 of 2013 to promulgate these rules.

1.02 The rules shall be known as the "Rules for Financial Disclosure by Members of County Boards of Election Commissioners."

2.00 Purpose

2.01 The purpose of these rules is to provide a form and procedures for the disclosure of financial information by members of County Boards of Election Commissioners.

3.00 Definitions

3.01 "County Board of Election Commissioners" or "CBEC" means the board elected by county committees as prescribed by Ark. Code Ann. § 7-4-102.

3.02 "Member" or "Members" means a person or persons elected to serve on a County Board of Election Commissioners.

3.03 "Form" means the document created by the Arkansas Secretary of State for financial disclosure by members of County Boards of Election Commissioners. A copy of the form, titled "Disclosure by Member of a County Board of Election Commissioners" is attached to these rules.

3.05 'Spouse" means any person married to a member of a County Board of Election Commissioners during the calendar year for which a financial report is required.

4.00 General

4.01 Every Member of a County Board of Election Commissioners must report by January 31 of each calendar year certain financial information to the Arkansas Secretary of State as described in Ark. Code Ann. § 7-4-119, as amended by Act 443 of 2013.

5.00 Place of Filing

5.01 The mailing address for reporting the information shall be the Office of the Arkansas Secretary of State, Elections Division, State Capitol, Room 026, Little Rock, AR 72201.

5.02 Telephone number to be used for inquiries relating to the procedures for a Member of a County Board of Election Commissioners to file financial information is (501) 682-5070.

6.00 Procedure for Disclosure

6.01 All Members of a County Board of Election Commissioners shall disclose the required financial information using the Form prescribed by the Arkansas Secretary of State.

6.02 The CBEC Member shall report the following information on the approved Form:

(1) The filing year;

(2) CBEC Member name;

(3) CBEC Member address;

(4) CBEC Member City, State, Zip;

(5) CBEC Member County of residence;

(6) Either check a box stating that during the previous calendar year, the CBEC Member has not had any sales referenced in Ark. Code Ann. § 7-4-119, or fill in relevant sales information as required in the blanks provided and include:

(a) Goods or services sold;

(b) Sold to;

(c) Sold by; and

(d) Relationship of CBEC Member to seller.

(7) CBEC Member signature.

6.04 The required Form must be notarized.

6.05 The required Form must be filed by January 31 of each calendar year.

6.06 Forms are to be returned to: Office of the Arkansas Secretary of State, Elections Division, State Capitol, Room 026, Little Rock, AR 72201.

7.00 Form

7.01 A copy of the Form is attached hereto.

(8/27/2013)

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