33.18.01.02

.02 Civil Penalties.

  1st
Offense
2nd
Offense
3rd and
Subsequent
Offenses
A. Disbursement made by unauthorized individual
      (1) If made by a person other than the responsible officers or candidate $250 $500 $500
      (2) If made by a candidate $500 $500 $500
      (3) If made by the chairman and not in accordance with Election Law Article, 13-218(d), Annotated Code of Maryland $250 $500 $500
B. Failure to maintain a campaign bank account
      (1) No bank account $50 $250 $500
      (2) Used personal or other account controlled by the responsible officers or candidate $500 $500 $500
C. Disbursement by unauthorized methods
      (1) Credit card disbursement $100 $500 $500
      (2) Cash disbursement greater than $25 $100 $500 $500
      (3) Non-check disbursement for walk-around services $100 $250 $500
D. Failure to maintain account books and records
      (1) Loan documents $250 $500 $500
      (2) Bank records $500 $500 $500
      (3) Expenditure records $100 $250 $500
      (4) Campaign contribution records or receipts $100 $250 $500
      (5) Records for lump sum entries $100 $250 $500
E. Failure to report contribution(s) on a campaign finance report
      (1) Less than 10 contributions $50 $250 $500
      (2) Between 10 and 20 contributions $150 $300 $500
      (3) More than 20 contributions $300 $500 $500
      (4) Knowingly and willfully failed to disclose a contribution $500 $500 $500
F. Failure to report expenditure(s) on a campaign finance report
      (1) Less than 10 expenditures $50 $250 $500
      (2) Between 10 and 20 expenditures $150 $300 $500
      (3) More than 20 expenditures $300 $500 $500
      (4) Knowingly and willfully failed to disclose a expenditure $500 $500 $500
G. Failure to include authority line or authority line is insufficient
      (1) No Authority Line $250 $500 $500
      (2) Present but missing one or more requirements $50 $150 $350
H. Failure to retain a copy of campaign material $250 $500 $500