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Reportable contributionsPreelection limitations.

*** CHANGE IN 2024 *** (SEE 5857-S.SL) ***
(1) It is a violation of this chapter for any person to make, or for any candidate or political committee to accept from any one person, contributions reportable under RCW 42.17A.240 in the aggregate exceeding fifty thousand dollars for any campaign for statewide office or exceeding five thousand dollars for any other campaign subject to the provisions of this chapter within twenty-one days of a general election. This subsection does not apply to:
(a) Contributions made by, or accepted from, a bona fide political party as defined in this chapter, excluding the county central committee or legislative district committee;
(b) Contributions made to, or received by, a ballot proposition committee; or
(c) Payments received by an incidental committee.
(2) Contributions governed by this section include, but are not limited to, contributions made or received indirectly through a third party or entity whether the contributions are or are not reported to the commission as earmarked contributions under RCW 42.17A.270.


Effective dateFindingIntent2019 c 428: See notes following RCW 42.17A.160.
Effective dateShort titleFindingsIntentImplementation with existing funds2018 c 111: See notes following RCW 42.17A.207.
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