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Georgia Ethics: Important Date Update

Make note of the following published dates* and details for candidates, campaigns, committees and lobbyists obligated to register and/or report to the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission.

 

SPECIAL ELECTION CANDIDATES: PERSONAL FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE

Candidates in a Special Election are reminded to file, or have filed, a “Personal Financial Disclosure” (PFD) covering the preceding calendar year.

12/17/2012 – 01/09/2013

Lobbyist online registration renewal is open for the 2013 calendar year.  Please note, the Commission has advised lobbyists with outstanding fees, fines and/or reports will not be allowed to renew until the outstanding matter is resolved.

12/21/2012 – 12/26/2012

The Commission has announced it will be taking the online reporting platform offline to perform “system upgrades”.

12/24/2012

Cutoff Date of contributions and expenditures to be reported on the “15 Days before Special Election” report for Candidates running in the January 8 Special Election.

12/25/2012 – 01/08/2013

Candidates running in the January 8 Special Election must report any contributions of $1,000 or greater within two business days of receipt (“TBD” reports).

12/31/2012

December 31 is the cutoff date for the end year reports for:

Candidate Campaign (Election Year and Non-Election Year), Political Party, Individual, Corporation, PAC, Independent Committee, Recall Committee, Statewide Referendum, Constitutional Amendment, County or Municipal Ballot Question, and Lobbyist.

01/02/2013

Deadline to file the “15 Days before Special Election” disclosure for candidates in the January 8 Special Election.

01/05/2013

Lobbyist Year-End Report Deadline to file.

01/08/2013

Candidate Campaign, Political Party, Individual, Corporation, PAC, Independent Committees, Recall Committee, Statewide Referendum, Constitutional Amendment and County or Municipal Ballot Question Year End Report Deadline to file.

01/09/2013

Deadline for the online registration of 2013 Lobbyist Registration renewals.

01/30/2013

Cutoff Date of contributions and expenditures to be reported on the “6 Days before Run Off” report for Candidates running in the February 5 Special Election Run Off.

01/31/2013 – 02/05/2013

Candidates running in the February 5 Special Election Run Off must report any contributions of $1,000 or greater within two business days of receipt (“TBD” reports).

02/01/2013

Deadline to file the “6 Days before Run Off” disclosure for candidates in the February 5 Special Election Run Off.

 

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*”Published Dates” as found on the Georgia Government and Campaign Finance Commission website: http://ethics.ga.gov as of 12/17/2012.

R. Thompson & Associates LLC is not a law firm nor are its partners and employees licensed to practice law. Content that is presented herein is for informational purposes. Nothing herein shall be construed as legal advice nor is intended to be legal advice