relating to campaign finance; modifying certain contribution limits; requiring certain reports to be made available online;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 211A.02, by adding a subdivision; 211A.12.
211A.12 CONTRIBUTION LIMITS.
A candidate or a candidate's committee may not accept aggregate contributions made or delivered by an individual or committee in excess of $300 in an election year for the office sought and $100 in other years; except that a candidate or a candidate's committee for an office whose territory has a population over 100,000 may not accept aggregate contributions made or delivered by an individual or committee in excess of $500 in an election year for the office sought and $100 in other years.
The following deliveries are not subject to the bundling limitation in this section:
(1) delivery of contributions collected by a member of the candidate's committee, such as a block worker or a volunteer who hosts a fund-raising event, to the committee's treasurer; and
(2) a delivery made by an individual on behalf of the individual's spouse.
Notwithstanding sections 211A.02, subdivision 3, and 410.21, this section supersedes any home rule charter.
Presented to the governor May 14, 2014
Signed by the governor May 16, 2014, 10:10 a.m.