Minn. R. 4503.0100 - DEFINITIONS

Subpart 1. Scope.

The definitions in this part apply to this chapter and Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A. The definitions in chapter 4501 and Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A, also apply to this chapter.

Subp. 2. Adjournment sine die.

"Adjournment sine die" means final adjournment by the legislature in the second year of a biennium.

Subp. 3. Anonymous contribution.

"Anonymous contribution" means a contribution for which the name and address of the donor cannot be determined.

Subp. 3a. Fair market value.

"Fair market value" means the amount that an individual would pay to purchase the same or similar service or item on the open market.

Subp. 4. Fundraising event.

"Fundraising event" means a meal, party, entertainment event, rally, or similar gathering of three or more individuals where contributions are solicited or received.

Subp. 5. Receipted bill.

"Receipted bill" means an invoice marked paid by the vendor or a canceled check with a corresponding invoice indicating the purpose of the expenditure.

Subp. 6. Services for a constituent; constituent services.

"Services for a constituent" or "constituent services" means services performed or provided by an incumbent legislator or constitutional officer for the benefit of one or more residents of the official's district, but does not include gifts, congratulatory advertisements, charitable contributions, or similar expenditures.

Subp. 7. Statewide election.

"Statewide election" means an election for a statewide constitutional office, Appeals Court, or Supreme Court office, or an election in which a question or proposition on the ballot can be voted on by all voters of the state.

Subp. 8. Unpaid bill.

"Unpaid bill" means an advance of credit for which payment has not been made. An advance of credit is an unpaid bill from the time it is incurred, regardless of when an actual invoice is received.


Minn. R. 4503.0100
20 SR 2504; 21 SR 1779; 30 SR 903

Statutory Authority: MS s 10A.02; 10A.025

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