19-21-2 Candidate committees. (a) Gen-
eral. A candidate appoints a committee either di-
rectly or if he or she directly or indirectly author-
izes a group of individuals to receive contributions
or make expenditures on the candidate's behalf,
or ratifies the actions of such group. A candidate
shall have no more than one candidate committee
at any one time.

    (b) Appointment of officers and structure. The
candidate shall appoint one chairperson and one
treasurer of the candidate committee for the pur-
poses of the act. A candidate or candidate com-
mittee member may serve as both chairperson
and treasurer for a candidate committee. The
committee may consist of such other officers as
the candidate may desire including co-chairper-
sons. A candidate committee may be divided into
regional and local subdivisions as long as such sub-
divisions are under the direct control of the chair-
person and treasurer and such subdivisions oth-
erwise comply with the terms of the act.
(Authorized by K.S.A. 1979 Supp. 25-4103, 25-
4119a; effective, E-76-56, Nov. 26, 1975; effec-
tive, E-77-20, May 1, 1976; effective Feb. 15,
1977; amended, E-79-24, Sep. 21, 1978; amended
May 1, 1979; amended May 1, 1980.)