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Chapter 68A

Iowa Code chapter 68A - Campaign Laws*

Iowa Code chapter 68A "Campaign Disclosure - Income Tax Checkoff Act". This chapter provides the legal requirements for state and local campaigns for public office and for ballot issues.

Table of Contents - Chapter 68A

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(Includes amendments effective July 1, 2010)

SUBCHAPTER I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
68A.101 Citation and administration.1
68A.102 Definitions.17
68A.103 Applicability to federal candidates.
68A.104 Certain accounts by officeholders prohibited.
   
  SUBCHAPTER II
  COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION - DUTIES OF OFFICERS
68A.201 Organization statement.23
68A.201A Contributions from federal and out-of-state committees or organizations. 24
68A.202 Candidate's committee.18
68A.203 Committee treasurer and chairperson - duties.
   
  SUBCHAPTER III
  CAMPAIGN FUNDS AND PROPERTY
68A.301 Campaign funds.2
68A.302 Uses of campaign funds. 3
68A.303Transfer of campaign funds. 4
68A.304 Campaign Property.19
   
  SUBCHAPTER IV
  REPORTS - INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES - POLITICAL MATERIAL
68A.401 Reports filed with board. 5,25
68A.401A Reporting of contributions and expenditures relating to issue advocacy.
68A.402 Disclosure reports. 6, 20
68A.402A Information disclosed on reports.12
68A.402B Committee dissolution or inactivity.13
68A.403 Reports signed.
68A.404 Independent expenditures. 7, 14
68A.405 Attribution statement on published material. 8, 15, 21
68A.406 Campaign Signs.
   
  SUBCHAPTER V
  PROHIBITED CONTRIBUTIONS - PUBLIC MONEYS
68A.501 Funds from unknown source - escheat.
68A.502 Contribution in name of another - prohibited.
68A.503 Financial institution, insurance company, and corporation restrictions. 10, 11, 16, 22
68A.504 Prohibiting contributions during the legislative session.
68A.505 Use of public moneys for political purposes.
68A.506 Use of false caller identification for campaign purposes prohibited. 9
   
  SUBCHAPTER VI
  INCOME TAX CHECKOFF
68A.601 Checkoff - income tax.
68A.602 Fund created.
68A.603 Rules promulgated.
68A.604 Funds.
68A.605 Distribution of campaign fund - restrictions on use.
68A.606 Funds - campaign expenses only.
68A.607 Reversion of funds.
68A.608 Income tax form - checkoff space.
68A.609 Appropriation.
   
  SUBCHAPTER VII
  PENALTY
68A.701 Penalty.

1 As amended by 2009 Iowa Acts, Ch 42, section 1.
2 As amended by 2009 Iowa Acts, Ch 42, section 2.
3 As amended by 2009 Iowa Acts, Ch 20.
4 As amended by 2009 Iowa Acts, Ch 42, section 3.
5 As amended by 2009 Iowa Acts, Ch 8.
6 As amended by 2009 Iowa Acts, Ch 42, section 4.
7 As amended by 2009 Iowa Acts, Ch 42 , section 5.
8 As amended by 2009 Iowa Acts, Ch 41, section 27.
9 As amended by 2009 Iowa Acts, Ch 64.
10 As amended by 2009 Iowa Acts, Ch 41, section 28.
11 As amended by 2009 Iowa Acts, Ch 42 , section 6.
12 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2354, section 1.
13 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2354, section 2.
14 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2354, section 3.
15 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2354, section 4.
16 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2354, section 5.
17 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2195, sections 1 & 2.
18 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2195, section 3.
19 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2195, section 4.
20 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2195, sections 5 & 6.
21 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2195, section 7.
22 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2195, section 8.
23 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2128, section 1.
24 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2128, section 2.
25 As amended by 2010 Iowa Acts, SF 2128, section 3.

 

 


 

* The information on this page is provided by the Board's staff for guidance and does NOT take the place of the official Code of Iowa. Please view the Code of Iowa and appropriate Supplements and Acts for the official laws.