Chapter 42.17A RCW

CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE AND CONTRIBUTION

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 filingAvailability.
42.17A.060Access to reportsLegislative intent.
42.17A.061Access goals.
42.17A.065Access performance measures.
ADMINISTRATION
42.17A.100Public disclosure commissionEstablishedMembershipProhibited activitiesCompensation, travel expenses.
42.17A.105CommissionDuties.
42.17A.110CommissionAdditional powers.
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 receiptExceptionsElectronic filings.
42.17A.145Certification of reports.
42.17A.150Duty to preserve statements and reports.
CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTING
42.17A.200Application of chapterExceptions.
42.17A.205Statement of organization by political committees.
42.17A.207Statement of organization by incidental committees.
42.17A.210Treasurer.
42.17A.215Depositories.
42.17A.220Deposit of contributionsInvestmentUnidentified contributions.
42.17A.225Filing and reporting by continuing political committee.
42.17A.230Fund-raising activitiesAlternative reporting method.
42.17A.235Reporting of contributions and expendituresPublic inspection of accounts (as amended by 2018 c 111).
42.17A.235Reporting of contributions and expendituresPublic inspection of accounts (as amended by 2018 c 304).
42.17A.240Contents of report.
42.17A.245Electronic filingWhen required.
42.17A.250Out-of-state political committeesReports.
42.17A.255Special reportsIndependent expenditures.
42.17A.260Special reportsPolitical advertising.
42.17A.265Special reportsLate contributions or large totalsCertain late contributions prohibited.
42.17A.270Earmarked contributions.
POLITICAL ADVERTISING AND ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS
42.17A.300FindingsIntentRule-making authority.
42.17A.305ReportInformation requiredTimeMethodBy whomPenalty.
42.17A.310When a contribution.
42.17A.315Recordkeeping.
42.17A.320Identification of sponsorExemptions.
42.17A.330Picture of candidate.
42.17A.335Political advertising or electioneering communicationLibel or defamation per se.
42.17A.340Responsibility for compliance.
42.17A.345Commercial advertisersPublic inspection of documentsCopies to commission.
CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION LIMITS AND OTHER RESTRICTIONS
42.17A.400FindingsIntent.
42.17A.405Limits specifiedExemptions.
42.17A.410Candidates for judicial officeSpecial elections to fill vacanciesContribution limitsAdjustments.
42.17A.415Contributions.
42.17A.420Reportable contributionsPreelection limitations.
42.17A.425ExpendituresAuthorization of and restrictions on.
42.17A.430Disposal of surplus funds.
42.17A.435Identification of contributions and communications.
42.17A.440Candidates' political committeesLimitations.
42.17A.442Contributions by political committees to political committees.
42.17A.445Personal use of contributionsWhen 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 PROHIBITIONSREPORTING
42.17A.555Use of public office or agency facilities in campaignsProhibitionExceptions.
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 institutionsStatements and reportsContentsFiling.
42.17A.575Public service announcements.
LOBBYING DISCLOSURE AND RESTRICTIONS
42.17A.600Registration of lobbyists.
42.17A.605Photograph and informationBookletPublication.
42.17A.610Exemption from registration.
42.17A.615Reporting by lobbyistsRules.
42.17A.620Notification to person named in report.
42.17A.625Special reportsLobbyistsLate 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 employeesStatement, contents.
42.17A.650Employment of unregistered persons.
42.17A.655Lobbyists' duties, restrictionsPenalties for violations.
PERSONAL FINANCIAL AFFAIRS REPORTING BY CANDIDATES AND PUBLIC OFFICIALS
42.17A.700Elected and appointed officials, candidates, and appointeesReports 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 prohibitedException.
ENFORCEMENT
42.17A.750Civil remedies and sanctionsReferral for criminal prosecution.
42.17A.755ViolationsDetermination by commissionPenaltiesProcedure.
42.17A.760Procedure upon petition for enforcement of order of commissionCourt's order of enforcement.
42.17A.765EnforcementAttorney general.
42.17A.770Limitation on actions.
42.17A.775Citizen's action.
42.17A.780Damages, costs, and attorneys' feesJoint and several liability.
42.17A.785Public disclosure transparency account.
CONSTRUCTION
42.17A.900Effective date1973 c 1.
42.17A.904Construction1973 c 1.
42.17A.905Chapter, section headings not part of law.
42.17A.906Repealer1973 c 1.
42.17A.907Construction1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 112.
42.17A.908Captions.
42.17A.909Short title1993 c 2.
42.17A.910Effective date1995 c 397.
42.17A.911Captions1995 c 397.
42.17A.915Effective dates2005 c 445.
42.17A.917Effective date2010 c 204 §§ 505, 602, and 703.
42.17A.918Effective date2010 c 204.
42.17A.919Effective date2011 c 60.
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