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Chapter 42.17A RCW

CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE AND CONTRIBUTION

RCW Sections

42.17A.001Declaration of policy.
GENERAL PROVISIONS
42.17A.005Definitions.
42.17A.010Conservation district exception.
42.17A.020Statements and reports public records.
ELECTRONIC ACCESS
42.17A.050Web site for commission documents.
42.17A.055Electronic filing -- Availability.
42.17A.060Access to reports -- Legislative intent.
42.17A.061Access goals.
42.17A.065Access performance measures.
ADMINISTRATION
42.17A.100Public disclosure commission -- Established -- Membership -- Prohibited activities -- Compensation, travel expenses.
42.17A.105Commission -- Duties.
42.17A.110Commission -- Additional powers (as amended by 2011 c 60).
42.17A.110Commission -- Additional powers (as amended by 2011 1st sp.s. c 43).
42.17A.120Suspension or modification of reporting requirements.
42.17A.125Changing monetary limits.
42.17A.130Duties of attorney general.
42.17A.135Application of reporting requirements in small political subdivisions.
42.17A.140Date of receipt -- Exceptions -- Electronic filings.
42.17A.145Certification of reports.
42.17A.150Duty to preserve statements and reports.
CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTING
42.17A.200Application of chapter -- Exceptions.
42.17A.205Statement of organization by political committees.
42.17A.210Treasurer.
42.17A.215Depositories.
42.17A.220Deposit of contributions -- Investment -- Unidentified contributions.
42.17A.225Filing and reporting by continuing political committee.
42.17A.230Fund-raising activities -- Alternative reporting method.
42.17A.235Reporting of contributions and expenditures -- Public inspection of accounts.
42.17A.240Contents of report.
42.17A.245Electronic filing -- When required.
42.17A.250Out-of-state political committees -- Reports.
42.17A.255Special reports -- Independent expenditures.
42.17A.260Special reports -- Political advertising.
42.17A.265Special reports -- Late contributions or large totals -- Certain late contributions prohibited.
42.17A.270Earmarked contributions.
POLITICAL ADVERTISING AND ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS
42.17A.300Findings -- Intent -- Rule-making authority.
42.17A.305Report -- Information required -- Time -- Method -- By whom -- Penalty.
42.17A.310When a contribution.
42.17A.315Recordkeeping.
42.17A.320Identification of sponsor -- Exemptions.
42.17A.330Picture of candidate.
42.17A.335Political advertising or electioneering communication -- Libel or defamation per se.
42.17A.340Responsibility for compliance.
42.17A.345Commercial advertisers -- Public inspection of documents -- Copies to commission.
CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION LIMITS AND OTHER RESTRICTIONS
42.17A.400Findings -- Intent.
42.17A.405Limits specified -- Exemptions.
42.17A.410Candidates for judicial office -- Special elections to fill vacancies -- Contribution limits -- Adjustments.
42.17A.415Contributions.
42.17A.420Reportable contributions -- Preelection limitations.
42.17A.425Expenditures -- Authorization of and restrictions on.
42.17A.430Disposal of surplus funds.
42.17A.435Identification of contributions and communications.
42.17A.440Candidates' political committees -- Limitations.
42.17A.442Contributions by political committees to political committees.
42.17A.445Personal use of contributions -- When permitted.
42.17A.450Attribution and aggregation of family contributions.
42.17A.455Attribution of contributions by controlled entities.
42.17A.460Attribution of contributions generally -- "Earmarking."
42.17A.465Restriction on loans.
42.17A.470Contributions on behalf of another.
42.17A.475Certain contributions required to be by written instrument.
42.17A.480Solicitation of endorsement fees.
42.17A.485Reimbursement for contributions.
42.17A.490Prohibition on use of contributions for a different office.
42.17A.495Limitations on employers or labor organizations.
42.17A.500Agency shop fees as contributions.
42.17A.550Use of public funds for political purposes.
PUBLIC OFFICIALS', EMPLOYEES', AND AGENCIES' CAMPAIGN RESTRICTIONS AND PROHIBITIONS -- REPORTING
42.17A.555Use of public office or agency facilities in campaigns -- Prohibition -- Exceptions.
42.17A.560Time limit for state official to solicit or accept contributions.
42.17A.565Solicitation of contributions by public officials or employees.
42.17A.570Public accounts of governmental entities held by financial institutions -- Statements and reports -- Contents -- Filing.
42.17A.575Public service announcements.
LOBBYING DISCLOSURE AND RESTRICTIONS
42.17A.600Registration of lobbyists.
42.17A.605Photograph and information -- Booklet -- Publication.
42.17A.610Exemption from registration.
42.17A.615Reporting by lobbyists -- Rules.
42.17A.620Notification to person named in report.
42.17A.625Special reports -- Lobbyists -- Late contributions or large totals.
42.17A.630Reports by employers of registered lobbyists, other persons.
42.17A.635Legislative activities of state agencies, other units of government, elective officials, employees.
42.17A.640Grass roots lobbying campaigns.
42.17A.645Employment of legislators, board or commission members, or state employees -- Statement, contents.
42.17A.650Employment of unregistered persons.
42.17A.655Lobbyists' duties, restrictions -- Penalties for violations.
PERSONAL FINANCIAL AFFAIRS REPORTING BY CANDIDATES AND PUBLIC OFFICIALS
42.17A.700Elected and appointed officials, candidates, and appointees -- Reports of financial affairs and gifts.
42.17A.705"Executive state officer" defined.
42.17A.710Contents of report.
42.17A.715Concealing identity of source of payment prohibited -- Exception.
ENFORCEMENT
42.17A.750Civil remedies and sanctions -- Referral for criminal prosecution.
42.17A.755Violations -- Determination by commission -- Penalties -- Procedure.
42.17A.760Procedure upon petition for enforcement of order of commission -- Court's order of enforcement.
42.17A.765Enforcement.
42.17A.770Limitation on actions.
CONSTRUCTION
42.17A.900Effective date -- 1973 c 1.
42.17A.901Severability -- 1973 c 1.
42.17A.902Severability -- 1975 1st ex.s. c 294.
42.17A.903Severability -- 1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 112.
42.17A.904Construction -- 1973 c 1.
42.17A.905Chapter, section headings not part of law.
42.17A.906Repealer -- 1973 c 1.
42.17A.907Construction -- 1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 112.
42.17A.908Captions.
42.17A.909Short title -- 1993 c 2.
42.17A.910Effective date -- 1995 c 397.
42.17A.911Captions -- 1995 c 397.
42.17A.912Severability -- 1995 c 397.
42.17A.913Part headings not law -- 2005 c 445.
42.17A.914Severability -- 2005 c 445.
42.17A.915Effective dates -- 2005 c 445.
42.17A.916Severability -- 2006 c 348.
42.17A.917Effective date -- 2010 c 204 ยงยง 505, 602, and 703.
42.17A.9182010 c 204.
42.17A.919Effective date -- 2011 c 60.