2018 Tennessee Code
Title 2 - Elections
Chapter 10 - Campaign Finances
Part 3 - Campaign Contributions Limits
§ 2-10-303. Indirect contributions -- Political action committees.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 2-10-303 (2018)
  • For purposes of the limitations contained in this part:
  • (1) Contributions made to any political campaign committee authorized by a candidate to accept contributions on the candidate's behalf shall be considered to be contributions made to such candidate;

  • (2) Contributions made by a political campaign committee authorized by a candidate to make expenditures on the candidate's behalf shall be considered contributions made by such candidate;

  • (3) All contributions made by a person, either directly or indirectly, on behalf of a particular candidate, including contributions which are in any way earmarked or otherwise directed through an intermediary or conduit to such candidate, shall be treated as contributions from such person to such candidate. The intermediary or conduit shall report the original source and the intended recipient of such contribution to the registry of election finance and to the intended recipient;

  • (4) All contributions made by affiliated political campaign committees shall be considered to have been made by a single committee; and

  • (5) Expenditures made by any person in cooperation, consultation, or concert with, or at the request or suggestion of, a candidate, the candidate's political campaign committees, or their agents, shall be considered to be a contribution to such candidate. For purposes of this subdivision (5), the financing by any person of the dissemination, distribution, or republication, in whole or in part, of any broadcast or any written, graphic, or other form of campaign materials prepared by the candidate, the candidate's political campaign committees, or their authorized agents shall be considered to be an expenditure.

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