Minn. R. 4503.0200 - ORGANIZATION OF POLITICAL COMMITTEES AND POLITICAL FUNDS

Subpart 1. Organizational information to be provided by a political party.

The statement of organization of a political party must include a list of the names of the party units organized in each house of the legislature and in congressional districts, counties, legislative districts, municipalities, and precincts, along with the name and address of the treasurer and chair of each unit, and must be updated annually.

Subp. 2. Officers of principal campaign committee.

A candidate may be chair, treasurer, or both, of the candidate's own principal campaign committee. The candidate is ultimately responsible for the principal campaign committee's compliance with Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

Subp. 3. When registration is not required.

When a person or group merely solicits contributions with the approval of a candidate or the treasurer, deputy treasurer, or agent of a political committee or political fund and when those contributions are made directly to the reporting committee or fund, that person or group need not establish a separate political committee or political fund.

Subp. 4. [Repealed, L 2005 c 156 art 6 s 68]
Subp. 5. Termination of responsibility of former treasurer.

A former treasurer who transfers political committee or political fund records and receipts to a new treasurer or to the chair of the committee or fund is relieved of future responsibilities when notice required under subpart 4 is filed or when the former treasurer notifies the board in writing of the change.

Subp. 6. Depositories.

The depositories of a political committee or political fund include any depository in which the committee or fund has a savings, checking, or similar account, or purchases a money market certificate or certificate of deposit. Before registering, a political committee or political fund which expects to receive money or negotiable instruments must establish a checking, savings, or similar account in the name of "Campaign Fund of (name of candidate, committee, or fund)."

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Minn. R. 4503.0200
20 SR 2504; 21 SR 1779; L 2005 c 156 art 6 s 68

Statutory Authority: MS s 10A.02

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