Code of the District of Columbia

This section will be modified by the following acts when they become effective:

§ 1–1163.10a. Fund balance requirements of principal campaign committees.

(a) Within the limitations specified in this chapter, any surplus, residual, or unexpended campaign funds received by or on behalf of an individual who seeks nomination for election, or election to office, shall be:

(1) Contributed to a political party for political purposes;

(2) Used to retire the proper debts of his or her political committee that received the funds;

(3) Transferred to a political committee, a charitable organization in accordance with § 47-1803.03(a)(8), or, in the case of an elected official, an established constituent services fund; or

(4) Returned to the donors as follows:

(A) In the case of an individual defeated in an election, within 6 months following the election;

(B) In the case of an individual elected to office, within 6 months following the election; and

(C) In the case of an individual ceasing to be a candidate, within 6 months thereafter.

(b) This section shall not apply to part C-i of this subchapter.


(Apr. 27, 2012, D.C. Law 19-124, § 310a; as added Sept. 20, 2012, D.C. Law 19-168, § 1072(c), 59 DCR 8025; May 5, 2018, D.C. Law 22-94, § 2(b)(3), 65 DCR 2847; Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-168, § 1002(b), 65 DCR 9388.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2012 amendment by D.C. Law 19-168 added this section.

Applicability

Section 3 of D.C. Law 22-168 amended section 3 of D.C. Law 22-94, removing the applicability restriction impacting this section. Therefore the amendment of this section by section 2(b)(3) of D.C. Law 22-94 has been implemented as of November 7, 2018.

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-94: § 3 of D.C. Law 22-94 provided that the change made to this section by § 2(b)(3) of D.C. Law 22-94 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1002(b) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-458, Oct. 3, 2018, 65 DCR 11212).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1002(b) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434, July 30, 2018, 65 DCR 8200).

For temporary addition of section, see § 1072(c) of the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-383, June 19, 2012, 59 DCR 7764).

For temporary addition of section, see § 1072(c) of the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-413, July 25, 2012, 59 DCR 9290).