The general duties of the commission shall be: [1975, c. 621, §1 (NEW).]
To investigate and make advisory recommendations to the appropriate body of any apparent
violations of legislative ethics;
2007, c. 642, §3 (AMD)
To administer and investigate any violations of the requirements for campaign reports
and campaign financing, including the provisions of the Maine Clean Election Act and
the Maine Clean Election Fund;
2001, c. 430, §4 (AMD)
To conduct, in conjunction with the Attorney General and the Chair of the Legislative
Council or their designees, an ethics seminar for Legislators after the general election
and before the convening of the Legislature, in every even-numbered year. The Attorney
General shall provide each Legislator with a bound compilation of the laws of this
State pertaining to legislative ethics and conduct;
IB 1995, c. 1, §4 (AMD)
To administer the lobbyist disclosure laws, Title 3, chapter 15, and enforce the waiting period required before former Legislators may engage in
compensated lobbying as provided by section 1024;
2013, c. 129, §1 (AMD)
5.Maine Clean Election Act and Maine Clean Election Fund.
To administer and ensure the effective implementation of the Maine Clean Election
Act and the Maine Clean Election Fund according to Title 21-A, chapter 14; and
IB 1995, c. 1, §6 (NEW)
To provide for enhanced monitoring and enforcement of election practices and the
electronic submission of reports and computerized tracking of campaign, election and
lobbying information under the commission's jurisdiction.
2005, c. 301, §1 (AMD)
1975, c. 621, §1 (NEW).
1977, c. 337, §1 (AMD).
1989, c. 561, §§2,3 (AMD).
1993, c. 691, §§1-3 (AMD).
IB 1995, c. 1, §§3-6 (AMD).
2001, c. 430, §4 (AMD).
2003, c. 20, §J1 (AMD).
2005, c. 301, §1 (AMD).
2007, c. 642, §3 (AMD).
2013, c. 129, §1 (AMD).
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