33.13.12.03

.03 Restrictions.

A. Disbursements. A legislative party caucus committee may not receive or disburse money or any other thing of value unless the committee has been established in accordance with the requirements of this chapter.

B. Authority to Make Disbursements. Except as authorized and directed by the chairman, the treasurer of a legislative party caucus committee shall not make any expenditures or disbursements of the committee’s assets or incur any liability on its behalf.

C. Certain Transfers and Contributions. A legislative party caucus committee may make transfers or coordinated in-kind contributions greater than $6,000 to a single authorized candidate campaign committee of a candidate that it seeks to elect only if the candidate:

(1) Is a member of the recognized political party for the legislative party caucus committee; and

(2) Has filed a certificate of candidacy for the next election of the General Assembly, or a declaration of intent to seek the nomination of a recognized non-principal political party for the next election of the General Assembly; or

(3) Is an incumbent officeholder and the deadline for filing a certificate of candidacy for the office held by the incumbent has not passed.

D. Representation. Unless a legislative party caucus committee is registered with the State Board, an organization or political entity shall not represent that it is the official legislative party caucus committee for any political party.