Rhode Island Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting

SECTION 17-25-11.2

§ 17-25-11.2. Requirements for appointment of a treasurer or deputy treasurer – Examination and certification of accounts.

(a) Appointment of treasurer or deputy treasurer. Whenever a campaign account containing campaign funds received and expended by a candidate, office holder, or treasurer, subject to the provisions of this chapter, receives or expends at least ten thousand dollars ($10,000) in any year, the account shall require the appointment of a treasurer or deputy treasurer, who shall be a person other than the candidate. For such accounts, a candidate may remain as either a treasurer or deputy treasurer on his or her campaign account; provided, the treasurer or deputy treasurer who is not the candidate shall examine all campaign account records and shall certify to the substantial accuracy of the campaign finance report at the time of filing with the board of elections, on a form to be prepared by the board of elections.

(b) Applicability to political action committees. The provisions of this section as to examination and certification shall be applicable to political action committees.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2015, ch. 21, § 1; P.L. 2015, ch. 23, § 1.)