STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
ELECTION CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES — LOBBYISTS
67-6612. disclosure of payments made to signature gatherers. (1) Any person who pays or provides other valuable consideration in an aggregate amount of one hundred dollars ($100) or more to another person or persons, in exchange for their actions or intended actions of gathering signatures on a ballot initiative petition or referendum, shall file a statement of the expenditure with the secretary of state.
(2) The provisions of this section shall apply beginning on the date that the ballot initiative or referendum petitioners receive from the secretary of state the official ballot title for which the person is paying to have signatures gathered and shall continue for as long as the filer makes payments to a signature gatherer or gatherers.
(3) Statements shall be filed on or before the twentieth day of the month following the month during which the payments to the signature gatherers were made.
(4) The statement shall contain the following information:
(a) The name and address of any signature gatherer to whom a payment in excess of fifty dollars ($50.00) has been made during the reported month; and
(b) The total sum of all payments made to signature gatherers in the aggregate during the reported month.
(5) In addition to the statements filed under subsection (3) of this section, any person who pays a signature gatherer or gatherers the aggregate amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000) or more during the fourteen (14) days prior to the election shall file a notice of the expenditures with the secretary of state not more than forty-eight (48) hours from the time of the expenditure. The notice shall include the information required under subsection (4) of this section.
[67-6612, added 2020, ch. 336, sec. 4, p. 979.]