33.20.01.01

.01 Definitions.

A. In this subtitle, the following terms have meanings indicated.

B. Terms Defined.

(1) “Applicable contribution” has the meaning stated in Election Law Article, §14-101, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(2) “Award” means the written notification by a governmental entity announcing that the governmental entity intends to enter into a contract for a procurement.

(3) “Contract” has the meaning stated in Election Law Article, §14-101, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(4) “Doing public business” has the meaning stated in Election Law Article, §14-101, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(5) “Donation” has the meaning stated in Election Law Article, §13-306 or 13-307, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(6) “Governmental entity” has the meaning stated in Election Law Article, §14-101, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(7) “Independent expenditure entity” means a person required to file an:

(a) Independent expenditure report; or

(b) Electioneering Communication report.

(8) “Political committee affiliated with a candidate” means:

(a) An authorized candidate campaign committee of the candidate;

(b) A slate of which a candidate is a member;

(c) A legislative party caucus committee, excluding the administrative account;

(d) A political party central committee, except for the administrative account, if the contributor knows that the contribution will be used for a coordinated expenditure for the candidate subject to the contribution limits pursuant to Election Law Article, §13-226(c), Annotated Code of Maryland; or

(e) A political action committee whose major purpose is to support or oppose an identified candidate.

(9) “Statement of contributions” means a report that:

(a) Is authorized or required under Election Law Article, Title 14, Annotated Code of Maryland;

(b) Relates to the campaign finance activity of the person doing public business; and

(c) Is filed or submitted on a form prescribed by the State Board.