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10A.14 REGISTRATION.

Subdivision 1. First registration.

The treasurer of a political committee, political fund, principal campaign committee, or party unit must register with the board by filing a statement of organization no later than 14 days after the committee, fund, or party unit has made a contribution, received contributions, or made expenditures in excess of $100, or by the end of the next business day after it has received a loan or contribution that must be reported under section 10A.20, subdivision 5, whichever is earlier.

Subd. 2.Form.

The statement of organization must include:

(1) the name and address of the committee, fund, or party unit;

(2) the name and address of the chair of a political committee, principal campaign committee, or party unit;

(3) the name and address of any supporting association of a political fund;

(4) the name and address of the treasurer and any deputy treasurers;

(5) a listing of all depositories or safety deposit boxes used; and

(6) for the state committee of a political party only, a list of its party units.

Subd. 3.

[Repealed, 1976 c 307 s 35]

Subd. 4.Failure to file; penalty.

The board must send a notice by certified mail to any individual who fails to file a statement required by this section. If the individual fails to file a statement within ten business days after the notice was sent, the board may impose a late filing fee of $5 per day, not to exceed $100, commencing with the 11th day after the notice was sent.

The board must send an additional notice by certified mail to any individual who fails to file a statement within 14 days after the first notice was sent by the board that the individual may be subject to a civil penalty for failure to file the report. An individual who fails to file the statement within seven days after the second notice was sent by the board is subject to a civil penalty imposed by the board of up to $1,000.