2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 21 - ELECTIONS
CHAPTER 5 - ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT
ARTICLE 2 - CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS
§ 21-5-35 - Acceptance of contributions or pledges during legislative sessions

O.C.G.A. 21-5-35 (2010)
21-5-35. Acceptance of contributions or pledges during legislative sessions


(a) No member of the General Assembly or that member's campaign committee or public officer elected state wide or campaign committee of such public officer shall seek or accept a contribution or a pledge of a contribution to the member, the member's campaign committee, or public officer elected state wide, or campaign committee of such public officer during a legislative session.

(b) Subsection (a) of this Code section shall not apply to:

(1) The receipt of a contribution which is returned with reasonable promptness to the donor or the donor's agent;

(2) The receipt and acceptance during a legislative session of a contribution consisting of proceeds from a dinner, luncheon, rally, or similar fundraising event held prior to the legislative session;

(3) The receipt of a contribution by a political party consisting of the proceeds from a dinner, luncheon, rally, or similar fundraising event in which a member of the General Assembly or a public officer elected state wide participates; or

(4) A judicial officer elected state wide or campaign committee of such judicial officer.

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