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WAC 390-16-310

Limitations on contributions.

The limitations on contributions as provided in RCW 42.17A.420, 42.17A.405, and 42.17A.410 shall be as follows:
(1)(a) The limitation on contributions in RCW 42.17A.405 or 42.17A.410 shall not apply to a "candidate" as that term is defined in RCW 42.17A.005 when the candidate is contributing to his or her own campaign using his or her own personal funds as defined in WAC 390-17-305.
(b) The limitation on contributions in RCW 42.17A.420, 42.17A.405, or 42.17A.410 shall apply to contributions to the candidate from the candidate's spouse, domestic partner or other immediate family members.
(2) Contributions by spouses are considered separate contributions. Contributions by domestic partners are considered separate contributions.
(3) Emancipated minor children (children under 18 years of age) may make contributions which do not exceed the limitations on contributions and the contribution is properly attributed to the emancipated minor child if:
(a) The decision to contribute is made knowingly and voluntarily by the emancipated minor child;
(b) The funds, goods, or services contributed are owned or controlled exclusively by the emancipated minor child, such as income earned by the child, the proceeds of a trust for which the child is the beneficiary, or a savings account opened and maintained exclusively in the child's name; and
(c) The contribution is not made from the proceeds of a gift, the purpose of which was to provide funds to be contributed, or is not in any other way controlled by another person.
Contributions by emancipated minor children which do not meet these requirements and contributions by unemancipated minor children shall be considered contributions by the child's parents. Fifty percent of the contributions will be attributed to each parent, or in the case of a single custodial parent, the total amount is attributed to that parent.
(4) Contributions from a business organized as a sole proprietorship and contributions from the owner of the sole proprietorship shall be aggregated for purposes of determining the limitations of contributions under RCW 42.17A.420, 42.17A.405, or 42.17A.410.
(5) The limitations on contributions shall apply separately to the contributions made by a partnership, limited liability partnership and limited liability corporation from the contributions made by an individual partner or member. However, contributions made from or charged against the capital account of an individual partner, or member of a limited liability partnership or limited liability corporation shall be aggregated with the partner's or member's individual contributions for purposes of determining the limitations on contributions under RCW 42.17A.420, 42.17A.405, or 42.17A.410.
(6) The limitations on contributions in RCW 42.17A.420, 42.17A.405, and 42.17A.410 shall apply separately to the contributions made by an entity (corporation, subsidiary or branch, national union and local unions, collective bargaining organizations and local units, membership organizations and local units and other organizations and their local units) unless the criteria in RCW 42.17A.455 and WAC 390-16-309 are met.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17A.110(1) and 2018 c 304. WSR 18-24-074, § 390-16-310, filed 11/30/18, effective 12/31/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17A.110. WSR 12-03-002, § 390-16-310, filed 1/4/12, effective 2/4/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. WSR 09-09-126, § 390-16-310, filed 4/22/09, effective 5/23/09; WSR 05-06-070, § 390-16-310, filed 3/1/05, effective 4/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). WSR 96-05-001, § 390-16-310, filed 2/7/96, effective 3/9/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.390. WSR 94-11-016, § 390-16-310, filed 5/5/94, effective 6/5/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. WSR 93-16-064, § 390-16-310, filed 7/30/93, effective 8/30/93; WSR 92-05-079, § 390-16-310, filed 2/18/92, effective 3/20/92; WSR 90-20-088, § 390-16-310, filed 9/28/90, effective 10/29/90.]
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