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2002 Minnesota Statutes

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10A.11 Organization of committees and party units.

Subdivision 1. Chair and treasurer. A political committee, principal campaign committee, or party unit must have a chair and a treasurer. The chair and treasurer may be the same individual.

Subd. 2. Treasurer vacancy. A political committee, principal campaign committee, or party unit may not accept a contribution or make an expenditure or permit an expenditure to be made on its behalf while the office of treasurer is vacant.

Subd. 3. Deputy treasurers. The treasurer of a political committee, principal campaign committee, or party unit may appoint as many deputy treasurers as necessary and is responsible for their accounts.

Subd. 4. Depositories. The treasurer of a political committee, principal campaign committee, or party unit may designate one or two depositories in each county in which a campaign is conducted.

Subd. 5. Commingling prohibited. A political committee, principal campaign committee, or party unit may not commingle its funds with personal funds of officers, members, or associates of the committee.

Subd. 6. Repealed, 1978 c 463 s 109

Subd. 7. Penalty. A person who knowingly violates this section is subject to a civil penalty imposed by the board of up to $1,000.

HIST: 1974 c 470 s 11; 1978 c 463 s 39; 1986 c 444; 1999 c 220 s 14; 2002 c 363 s 11

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