111-3-04 Limitation on use of personal funds.

No candidate who has failed to file a personal funds notice as required in section 3517.103 of the Revised Code shall knowingly make expenditures from his or her personal funds or the funds of his or her spouse, parents, children, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers, sisters, grandparents, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, or grandparents by marriage, in connection with his or her campaign for nomination for election to office which exceeds one hundred thousand dollars during a primary election period in the aggregate or one hundred fifty thousand dollars during the general election period in the aggregate, in the case of statewide candidates, and twenty five thousand dollars during a primary election period in the aggregate or twenty-five thousand dollars during the general election period in the aggregate, in the case of senate and house candidates.

Expenditures made using a credit card for which the candidate is jointly or solely liable will count against the limits of this section to the extent that the full amount due, including any finance charge, is not paid by the committee within sixty days after the closing date of the billing statement on which the charges first appear. For purposes of this section the closing date shall be the date indicated on the billing statement which serves as the cutoff date for determining which charges are included on that billing statement.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/08/2013 and 07/31/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3517.23
Rule Amplifies: 3517.103
Prior Effective Dates: 8/23/95 (Emer.), 11/21/95, 1/1/02