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33.13.08.00.htm 33.13.08.00. Title 33 STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS Subtitle 13 CAMPAIGN FINANCING Chapter 08 Independent Expenditure Requirements Authority: Election Law Article, §2-102(b)4) and 13-306, and Title 13, Subtitle 4 Part 1, Annotated Code of Maryland
33.13.08.01.htm 33.13.08.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter applies to a person making independent expenditures and the required information on an independent expenditure report submitted to the State Board with respect to donations received, expenditures made, and outstanding obligations pursuant to Election Law Article, §13-306, Annotated Code of Maryland.
33.13.08.02.htm 33.13.08.02. 02 Registration.. A. In General. A person shall file the registration form required under §B of this regulation with the State Board within 48 hours after the person has made aggregate independent expenditures of $5,000 or more in an election cycle for campaign material that is a public communication.B. Registration Form Requirements. The registration form shall consist of the following information:. 1) The identity of the person making the independent expenditures;.
33.13.08.03.htm 33.13.08.03. 03 Required Contents of the Independent Expenditure Report.. A. For cumulative donations received of $6,000 or more during a reporting period, the independent expenditure report filed by the person making independent expenditures shall include:1) The date the donation was received;. 2) If an in-kind donation, the amount of money or fair market value of the in-kind donation;. 3) The name of the person that made the donation;. 4) The address of the donor, provided that:.
33.13.08.04.htm 33.13.08.04. 04 Filing Method.. A. Filing Method. An independent expenditure report shall be filed electronically by means of the browser-based software provided by the State Administrator.B. Additional Filing Requirements.. 1) Independent expenditure reports shall include an attestation by the filer, under penalties of perjury, in a format approved by the State Administrator that the contents of the electronic filing are a complete and accurate statement of the filer’s campaign finance activity
33.13.08.05.htm 33.13.08.05. 05 Authority Line.. A. Except as provided in §B of this subsection, any campaign material published or distributed by a person making independent expenditures shall include:1) The name and business address of the person; and. 2) The following statement: “This message has been authorized and paid for by (name and address of the person making independent expenditures) (name and title of the treasurer or other individual designated as responsible for the campaign material th
33.13.08.06.htm 33.13.08.06. 06 Failure to File.. A. Show Cause Notice. If the State Board determines that there has been a failure to file an independent expenditure report or that the report does not include the information required by Election Law Article, §13-306, Annotated Code of Maryland, the State Board shall issue a notice to the treasurer or other individual designated by an entity required to file the independent expenditure report.
33.13.08.07.htm 33.13.08.07. 07 Waiver Request ― Late Filing Fees.. A. Availability. A person making independent expenditures may request a waiver of the penalty for the late filing of the independent expenditure report.B. Requirements.. 1) A request to waive the late fee penalty shall be made in writing and filed with the State Administrator.2) The request shall include:. a) The name, address, and telephone number of the person making the independent expenditure;. b) A detailed statement o
33.13.08.08.htm 33.13.08.08. 08 Public Communication.. A person, or an agent of the person, that establishes, creates, uses, or maintains a social media account, micro-blog or website for disseminating campaign material that is a public communication shall attribute all such costs to the person making an independent expenditure in determining the aggregate amount of the public communication. The total shall include all costs associated with the establishment, creation, use, promotion or maintenance o
33.13.08.9999.htm 33.13.08.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 9, 2012 (38:27 Md. R. 1765). Regulation .02 amended effective June 25, 2012 (39:12 Md. R. 746) February 29, 2016 (43:4 Md. R. 336)Regulation .02B amended effective February 12, 2018 (45:3 Md. R. 159). Regulation .02E adopted effective February 12, 2018 (45:3 Md. R. 159). Regulation .03A, B amended effective February 29, 2016 (43:4 Md. R. 336). Regulation .06 adopted effective March 27, 2017 (44:6 Md. R. 328).
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