Chapter 25.--ELECTIONS

25-4151. Reports; declaration of correctness; forms; late filing; preservation. (a) Every report or statement made under the campaign finance act shall be made on forms prescribed by the commission, and contain substantially the following:

"I declare that this (report) (statement), including any accompanying schedules and statements, has been examined by me and to the best of my knowledge and belief is true, correct and complete. I understand that the intentional failure to file this document or intentionally filing a false document is a class A misdemeanor."

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Every report or statement shall be dated and signed by: (1) The treasurer or candidate for any report required by K.S.A. 25-4148; (2) the candidate, for any report required by K.S.A. 25-4144; or (3) the chairperson of the committee, for any statement required by K.S.A. 25-4145. If the form is not available, the report or statement to which it relates shall be made as required, but in such form as the person signing such report or statement chooses, and the commission may require any such report or statement to be replaced after filing by a report or statement on the forms provided by the commission.

(b) Records in support of every report or statement filed under the campaign finance act shall be maintained and preserved by the person who files it for a period of time to be designated by the commission.

(c) Delay in filing a report or statement beyond the time required by law shall not prevent the acceptance of the report or statement.

(d) No treasurer shall accept or permit to be accepted any contributions or make or permit to be made any expenditures unless all reports or statements required of such treasurer prior to the time of such contributions or expenditures have been filed.

History: L. 1981, ch. 171, § 10; L. 2007, ch 125, § 9; July 1.

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