25-4147. Treasurer; accounts required; inspection; all receipts to be forwarded to treasurer; commingling of funds prohibited; contributions from political committees to be accompanied by name or description of interest group with which affiliated. (a) Every treasurer shall keep detailed accounts of all contributions and other receipts received and all expenditures made by or on behalf of the treasurer's candidate or committee.
(b) Accounts of any treasurer may be inspected under conditions determined by the commission, and shall be preserved for a period to be designated by the commission.
(c) An individual may serve as treasurer for a candidate, candidate committee, party committee or political committee or of any two or more such committees or candidates.
(d) Every person who receives a contribution for a candidate, candidate committee, party committee or political committee more than five days prior to the ending date of any period for which a report is required by K.S.A. 25-4148, and amendments thereto, on demand of the treasurer, or in any event on or before the ending date of the reporting period, shall remit the same and render to the treasurer an account thereof, including the amount, the name and address of the person, if known, making the contribution and the date received.
(e) No contribution or other receipt received by a candidate, candidate committee, party committee or political committee shall be commingled with personal funds of the candidate or the treasurer or other officers or members of such committee.
(f) No candidate, candidate committee, party committee or political committee shall receive any contribution or other receipt from a political committee unless accompanied by the full name of the organization with which the political committee is connected or affiliated or, name or description sufficiently describing the affiliation or, if the political committee is not connected or affiliated with any one organization, the trade, profession or primary interest of the political committee as reflected by the statement of purpose of such organization.
L. 1981, ch. 171, § 6; L. 1984, ch. 145, § 5; L. 1998, ch. 117,
§ 7; July 1.
Source or prior law:
Governmental Ethics Commission Opinions:
Record keeping requirements outlined for contributions from online merchant account providers and pay pal. 2007-12.
Use of campaign funds to pay for un-reimbursed vehicle expenses will be limited by state mileage reimbursement rate. 2007-14.