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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of
Section 1. K.S.A. 25-4148 is hereby amended to read as
25-4148. (a) Every treasurer shall file a report prescribed by this section.
Reports filed by treasurers for candidates for state office, other than of-
ficers elected on a state-wide basis, shall be filed in both the office of the
secretary of state and in the office of the county election officer of the
county in which the candidate is a resident. Reports filed by treasurers
for candidates for state-wide office shall be filed only with the secretary
of state. Reports filed by treasurers for candidates for local office shall be
filed in the office of the county election officer of the county in which
the candidate is
a resident on the ballot.
Except as otherwise provided by
subsection (h), all such reports shall be filed in time to be received in the
offices required on or before each of the following days:
(1) The eighth day preceding the primary election, which report
be for the period beginning on January 1 of the election year for the office
the candidate is seeking and ending 12 days before the primary election,
(2) the eighth day preceding a general election, which report
for the period beginning 11 days before the primary election and ending
12 days before the general election, inclusive;
(3) January 10 of the year after an election year, which report
be for the period beginning 11 days before the general election and end-
ing on December 31, inclusive;
(4) for any calendar year when no election is held, a report
filed on the next January 10 for the preceding calendar year;
the report filed January 10, 1990, shall include in addition to calendar
year 1989 the month of December 1988;
(5) a treasurer
need only file shall file
only the annual report required
by subsection (4) for those years when the candidate is not participating
in a primary or general election.
(b) Each report required by this section shall state:
(1) Cash on hand on the first day of the reporting
(2) the name and address of each person who has made one or
contributions in an aggregate amount or value in excess of $50 during the
election period together with the amount and date of such contributions,
including the name and address of every lender, guarantor and endorser
when a contribution is in the form of an advance or loan;
(3) the aggregate amount of all proceeds from bona fide sales of
litical materials such as, but not limited to, political campaign pins, but-
tons, badges, flags, emblems, hats, banners and literature;
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(4) the aggregate amount of contributions for which the name
address of the contributor is not known;
(5) each contribution, rebate, refund or other receipt not
(6) the total of all receipts;
(7) the name and address of each person to whom expenditures
been made in an aggregate amount or value in excess of $50, with the
amount, date, and purpose of each and the names and addresses of all
persons to whom any loan or advance has been made; when an expend-
iture is made by payment to an advertising agency, public relations firm
or political consultants for disbursement to vendors, the report of such
expenditure shall show in detail the name of each such vendor and the
amount, date and purpose of the payments to each;
(8) the name and address of each person from whom an in-kind
tribution was received or who has paid for personal services provided
without charge to or for any candidate, candidate committee, party com-
mittee or political committee, if the contribution is in excess of $50 and
is not otherwise reported under subsection (b)(7), and the amount, date
and purpose of the contribution;
(9) the aggregate of all expenditures not otherwise reported
this section; and
(10) the total of expenditures.
(c) Treasurers of candidates and of candidate committees shall
required to itemize, as provided in subsection (b)(2), only the purchase
of tickets or admissions to testimonial events by a person who purchases
such tickets or admissions in an aggregate amount or value in excess of
$50 per event, or who purchases such a ticket or admission at a cost
exceeding $25 per ticket or admission. All other purchases of tickets or
admissions to testimonial events shall be reported in an aggregate amount
and shall not be subject to the limitations specified in K.S.A. 25-4154,
and amendments thereto.
(d) If a contribution or other receipt from a political
required to be reported under subsection (b), the report shall include the
full name of the organization with which the political committee is con-
nected or affiliated or, name or description sufficiently describing the
affiliation or, if the committee is not connected or affiliated with any one
organization, the trade, profession or primary interest of contributors of
the political committee.
(e) The commission may require any treasurer to file an
report for any period for which the original report filed by such treasurer
contains material errors or omissions, and notice of the errors or omissions
shall be part of the public record. The amended report shall be filed
within 30 days after notice by the commission.
(f) The commission may require any treasurer to file a report
period for which the required report is not on file, and notice of the failure
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to file shall be part of the public record. Such report shall be
five days after notice by the commission.
(g) For the purpose of any report required to be filed pursuant
subsection (a) by the treasurer of any candidate seeking nomination by
convention or caucus or by the treasurer of the candidate's committee or
by the treasurer of any party committee or political committee of which
the primary purpose is supporting or opposing the nomination of any such
candidate, the date of the convention or caucus shall be considered the
date of the primary election.
(h) If a report is sent by certified or registered mail on or
day it is due, the mailing shall constitute receipt by that office.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 25-4148 is hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and
publication in the statute book.
Approved March 24, 1997.