An Act To Increase Transparency in Funding of Campaign Advertisements
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 21-A MRSA §1014, sub-§2, as amended by PL 2003, c. 510, Pt. F, §1 and affected by c. 599, §15, is further amended to read:
2. Not authorized by candidate. If the communication described in subsection 1 is not authorized by a candidate, a candidate's authorized political committee or their agents, the communication must clearly and conspicuously state that the communication is not authorized by any candidate and state the name and address of the person who made or financed the expenditure for the communication. If the communication is in written form, the communication must contain at the bottom of the communication in print that is no smaller in size than 10-point 12-point bold print, Times New Roman font, the words "NOT PAID FOR OR AUTHORIZED BY ANY CANDIDATE."
Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 125th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.