Maine Revised Statutes

§1016-A. Duties and liability of the candidate and treasurer

1. Keeping required records.  The candidate or treasurer shall keep records of contributions and expenditures as required by section 1016, chapter 14 and the commission's rules. If the candidate keeps the records, the candidate shall provide the treasurer or deputy treasurer with access to the records for the purpose of filing complete and accurate campaign finance reports. The candidate and treasurer are jointly responsible for ensuring that the campaign keeps all records required by law.
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2. Filing campaign finance reports.  The treasurer shall file complete and accurate campaign finance reports as required by section 1017. The treasurer may delegate the filing of the reports to the deputy treasurer.
[ 2013, c. 334, §9 (NEW) .]
3. Liability for violations.  The commission may hold the candidate and treasurer jointly and severally liable for any penalties assessed for violations of the financial reporting or record-keeping requirements of this chapter, chapter 14 and the commission's rules. If the deputy treasurer files reports for the campaign, the commission may hold the deputy treasurer jointly and severally liable for any penalties related to reports filed by the deputy treasurer.
[ 2013, c. 334, §9 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2013, c. 334, §9 (NEW).

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