Rhode Island Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting

SECTION 17-25-8

§ 17-25-8. Appointment of campaign treasurer by candidate – Filings.

(a) Each candidate in an election shall file a "notice of organization" with the board of elections and appoint one campaign treasurer before receiving any contribution or expending any money in furtherance or aid of the candidate's candidacy. The "notice of organization" shall include the name and address of the candidate, the campaign treasurer and the committee being established.

(b) A candidate may appoint deputy campaign treasurers as required. The candidate shall file the names and addresses of deputy campaign treasurers with the board of elections.

(c) A candidate may remove a campaign treasurer or deputy campaign treasurer. In the case of the death, resignation, or removal of a campaign treasurer, the candidate shall appoint a successor as soon as practicable and shall file his or her name and address with the board of elections within ten (10) days. A candidate may serve as his or her own campaign treasurer, and upon failure to designate a treasurer, the candidate shall be designated his or her own treasurer by the board of elections.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1974, ch. 298, § 1; P.L. 1981, ch. 188, § 1; P.L. 1982, ch. 347, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 176, § 2.)