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Repealed.

History: Eff. 1/1/2001, Register 156; am 2/20/2005, Register 173; repealed 12/22/2011, Register 200

2 AAC 50.400. Disbursement of a surplus balance in a campaign account

Repealed.

History: Eff. 7/22/78, Register 67; am 10/18/81, Register 80; am 8/22/97, Register 143; repealed 1/1/2001, Register 156

Editor's note: The substance of 2 AAC 50.400 was relocated to 2 AAC 50.384 and 2 AAC 50.394.

2 AAC 50.401. Post-election fund raising by candidates and controlled groups

Repealed.

History: Eff. 1/4/86, Register 97; repealed 8/22/97, Register 143

2 AAC 50.405. Definitions

In 2 AAC 50.250 - 2 AAC 50.405, unless the context requires otherwise,

(1) "ballot proposition" includes a bonding proposition, ballot initiative, ballot referendum, recall, advisory vote, ballot question proposed by the legislature, ballot measure to amend the Alaska Constitution, and any other question, as defined in AS 15.80.010 , on the ballot in an election;

(2) "candidate" has the meaning given in AS 15.13.400 (1)(A), except that the meaning given in AS 15.13.400 (1)(B) applies in a provision of 2 AAC 50.250 - 2 AAC 50.405 that limits or prohibits donation, solicitation, or acceptance of a campaign contribution, or that limits or prohibits an expenditure;

(3) "draft group" means a group of two or more individuals organized for the purpose of drafting one or more individuals to become a candidate for municipal or state elective office;

(4) "group"

(A) has the meaning given in AS 15.13.400 ;

(B) if consisting of a combination of two or more individuals as set out in AS 15.13.400 (8)(B), means a combination of individuals attempting to influence the outcome of one or more elections through activities that include raising, soliciting, collecting, or disbursing money or anything of value, and directing, coordinating, or controlling those activities, if those activities are performed, directed, coordinated, or controlled with the major purpose of supporting or opposing

(i) a candidate for public office;

(ii) a ballot proposition; or

(iii) an initiative proposal application;

(C) does not include a combination of two or more of a candidate's family members, nondependent children, parents, and siblings whose activities are performed, directed, coordinated, or controlled with the major purpose of securing only that candidate's election;

(5) "independent expenditure"

(A) has the meaning given in AS 15.13.400 ;

(B) does not include an expenditure made in cooperation or consultation with, at the request or suggestion of, or with the previous consent of a candidate, treasurer, or deputy treasurer, or of a person acting as an agent of the candidate, group, or nongroup entity; an expenditure is not an independent expenditure if it is

(i) based on information that the candidate or an agent of the candidate, group, or nongroup entity provides about plans, projects, or needs of the candidate, group, or nongroup entity;

(ii) based on data from a pollster, campaign consultant, or other person, and the pollster, campaign consultant, or other person receives compensation or reimbursement from a candidate, agent of the candidate, group, or nongroup entity;

(iii) for the purpose of soliciting contributions to be paid to a candidate, group, or nongroup entity; or

(iv) made to finance the distribution of campaign material provided by the candidate, treasurer, campaign consultant, or any other agent of the candidate, group, or nongroup entity;

(6) "nongroup entity"

(A) has the meaning given in AS 15.13.400 ; and

(B) is a nonprofit corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, organization, business trust, or society that qualifies to register to participate in an election campaign in support of or in opposition to a candidate, ballot proposition, or initiative proposal application;

(7) "ongoing group" means a group that holds surplus campaign contributions from a past election campaign or for a future election campaign and that has not filed a report under 2 AAC 50.384(c) ;

(8) "subcommittee" means

(A) an internal subgroup of a candidate campaign; or

(B) a controlled group as provided in 2 AAC 50.290(c) ;

(9) "subordinate unit" means any division or subgroup of a political party that is

(A) formed and maintained as specified in the rules and bylaws of the party;

(B) expressly recognized by the party as a unit of the political party; and

(C) registered as a group with the commission.

History: Eff. 7/22/78, Register 67; am 6/29/84, Register 90; am 1/4/86, Register 97; am 8/22/97, Register 143; am 1/1/2001, Register 156; am 12/22/2011, Register 200

Authority: AS 15.13.030

AS 15.13.072

AS 15.13.074

AS 15.13.100

AS 15.13.116

AS 15.13.400

2 AAC 50.450. Complaints

Repealed.

History: Eff. 5/16/76, Register 58; am 12/29/77, Register 64; am 6/29/84, Register 90; am 1/4/86, Register 97; am 1/1/2001, Register 156; am 2/20/2005, Register 173; repealed 12/22/2011, Register 200

2 AAC 50.452. Action after receipt of a complaint

Repealed.

History: Eff. 2/20/2005, Register 173; repealed 12/22/2011, Register 200

2 AAC 50.454. Expedited consideration

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