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  • Summary date: May 16 2023 - View Summary

    House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.

    Amends GS 163-278.8 to require campaign expenditure for nonmedia expenses of more than $100 (was, $75) to be made by a verifiable form of payment; makes conforming changes to provisions related to payment type, accounting, and reporting.

    Amends GS 163-278.8A, concerning the exemption of certain sales made by a political party executive or affiliated committee from being considered campaign donations, to require that no purchaser make total purchases exceeding $100 (was, $50).

    Amends GS 163-278.310 to provide that the name of any donor making a total legal expense donation of $100 (was, $50) or less in a calendar quarter does not have to be reported; makes conforming changes.

    Amends GS 163-278.316 to require legal expense donations in excess of $100 (was, $50) be made by a noncash method that can be subject to written verification.

    Makes additional technical changes to GS 163-278.8A, GS 163-287.11, and GS 163-278.14.

    Makes conforming changes to the effective date and the act's titles.

  • Summary date: Mar 15 2023 - View Summary

    Amends GS 163-278.11 (pertaining to the contents of campaign treasurer’s statement of receipts and expenditures) to increase the threshold for reporting the identity of a campaign contributor from $50 to $100.  Amends GS 163-278.14 (pertaining to identification of campaign contributions) to raise the financial threshold for accepting a monetary donation from a donor that does not need to be a form of a check, draft, money order, credit card charge, debit, or other noncash method that can be subject to written verification from $50 to $100.