Chapter 25.--ELECTIONS

      25-4159.   Commission opinions; publication and filing; effect of acts that accord with opinions. The commission upon its own initiative may, and upon the request of any individual to which the campaign finance act applies shall, render an opinion in writing on questions concerning the interpretation of the campaign finance act. Any person who acts in accordance with the provisions of such an opinion, shall be presumed to have complied with the provisions of the campaign finance act. A copy of every opinion rendered by the commission shall be filed with the secretary of state, and any opinion so filed shall be open to public inspection. The secretary of state shall publish all opinions rendered under this section monthly and each such publication shall be cumulative. Copies of each opinion shall be filed with the secretary of the senate and the chief clerk of the house on the same date as the same are filed with the secretary of state. The secretary of state shall cause adequate copies of all filings under this section to be supplied to the state library.

      History:   L. 1981, ch. 171, § 18; July 1.

Source or prior law:


Governmental Ethics Commission Opinions:

      Conditions for termination of political campaign and final distribution of campaign funds; limitations. 93-43.

      Existing legislator's political committees may continue to operate in accordance with Campaign Reform Act. 2000-20.

      Personal staff of elected official may be used to promote the campaign of any candidate. 2000-21.

      Political advertising; requirements regarding disclosure of responsible party. 2000-36.

      Wearing of sheriff's uniform during election activities. 2000-46.

      Use of campaign funds for mileage. 2000-51.

      Expenses of political candidate in maintaining a campaign account may be paid with campaign funds. 2002-22.

      Policy regarding inspection of lobbyist records. 2004-21.