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The DC Code: § 1-1163.10a Fund balance requirements of principal campaign committees.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)

Within the limitations specified in this subchapter, any surplus, residual, or unexpended campaign funds received by or on behalf of an individual who seeks nomination for election, or election to office, shall be:

Contributed to a political party for political purposes;
Used to retire the proper debts of his or her political committee that received the funds;
Transferred to a political committee, a charitable organization in accordance with § 47-1803.03(a)(8), or, in the case of an elected official, an established constituent services fund; or
Returned to the donors as follows:
In the case of an individual defeated in an election, within 6 months following the election;
In the case of an individual elected to office, within 6 months following the election; and
In the case of an individual ceasing to be a candidate, within 6 months thereafter.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 19-168, see notes under § 1-137.01. Miscellaneous Notes Short title: Section 1071 of D.C. Law 19-168 provided that subtitle G of title I of the act may be cited as "Financial Disclosure and Ethics Reform Clarification Amendment Act of 2012". DC CODE § 1-1163.10a Current through December 11, 2012


(Apr. 27, 2012, D.C. Law 19-124, § 310a, as added Sept. 20, 2012, D.C. Law 19-168, § 1072(c), 59 DCR 8025.)