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Registration and administration fees apply to candidate committees, political party committees and political action committees. The following registration and administration fee schedule for FY 2018 was adopted by the Ethics Commission at its June 9, 2017, meeting with an effective date of July 1, 2017.
Schedule of Fees for Registration and Administration
Due within 10 days of raising or spending $1,000 or more.
|$150.00 per committee|
Political Action Committees
An initial registration is required within 10 days of raising or spending $1,000 and annually thereafter in January.
$150.00 per year
State Political Party Committees
Initial registration is required prior to filing the first report and during every odd numbered year in July, with an annual fee due every July.
|$150.00 per year|
Local Political Party Committees
Registration required only in years the Committee makes one of the following expenditures:
1. Contribution in any amount to a state candidate committees
2. One or more Independent Expenditures
3. One or more Electioneering Communications
|$150.00 per year as needed|
Late Fee Schedule for Political Parties, PACs, and Candidate Committees
For Quarterly Reports and Reports due during the Pre-Election Reporting period: $100/day for 6 days, and $400 for the 7th day.
For 24 hour Continuing Reports of Contributions (Candidate Committees Only): $200 per day for up to 5 days
For Next Business Day Reporting for Independent Expenditures and Electioneering Communications (non-candidate committees and other entities): $200 per day for up to 5 days
Compliance Orders designed to gain compliance with the Ethics Rules may be issued to direct action, including payment of a fee, provided any fee shall not exceed $1,000.00.
Post General (October 25 - December 31) & 4th Quarter (October-December 2016)
Pre-General (August 9 - October 24) & 3rd Quarter (July - September 2016)
Continuing Reports of Contributions (June - August 2016)
Pre-Runoff 2016 (June 14 - August 8, 2016)
Pre-Primary 2016 (April 1 - June 13, 2016)
2nd Quarter 2016 (April-June 2016)
1st Quarter 2016 (Jan-March 2016)
4th Quarter 2015 (October-December 2015)
3rd Quarter 2015 (July-September 2015)