|(a) A county executive committee described by subsection
(b) of this section is subject to the requirements of Subchapter F
of this chapter (relating to Reporting Requirements for a General-Purpose
Committee), except where those rules conflict with this subchapter.
In the case of conflict, this subchapter prevails over Subchapter
F of this chapter.
(b) A county executive committee that accepts political
contributions or that makes political expenditures that, in the aggregate,
exceed $25,000 in a calendar year shall file:
(1) a campaign treasurer appointment with the commission
no later than the 15th day after the date that amount is exceeded;
(2) the reports required by Subchapter F of this chapter
(relating to Reporting Requirements for a General-Purpose Committee).
The first report filed must include all political contributions accepted
and all political expenditures made before the county executive committee
filed its campaign treasurer appointment.
(c) Contributions accepted from corporations and labor
organizations under §253.104 of the Election Code and reported
under Subchapter H of this chapter (relating to Accepting and Reporting
Contributions from Corporations and Labor Organizations) do not count
against the $25,000 thresholds described in subsection (b) of this
(d) A county executive committee that filed a campaign
treasurer appointment may file a final report, which will notify the
commission that the county executive committee does not intend to
file future reports unless it exceeds one of the $25,000 thresholds.
The final report may be filed:
(1) beginning on January 1 and by the January 15 filing
deadline if the committee has exceeded one of the $25,000 thresholds
in the previous calendar year; or
(2) at any time if the committee has not exceeded one
of the $25,000 thresholds in the calendar year.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §20.555 adopted to be effective December 31, 1993, 18 TexReg 9741; amended to be effective March 6, 2006, 31 TexReg 1438; amended to be effective December 23, 2012, 37 TexReg 9769