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DCMR Chapter 30

3006 DESIGNATION OF EXISTING POLITICAL COMMITTEE

3006.1 Except as provided in §3006.2, an existing political committee may be designated as the principal campaign committee of a candidate if the existing political committee meets the following conditions:

(a) The Statement of Organization of the existing political committee indicates that the existing political committee will support candidates; and

(b) R&E Reports of the existing political committee are current.

3006.2 An existing political committee which has been previously designated as the principal campaign committee of a candidate, or slate of candidates for election as officials of a political party, shall not be designated as the principal campaign committee of a candidate in any future election.

3006.3 Upon designation of an existing political committee as a principal campaign committee of a candidate, the committee shall perform the following tasks:

(a) Amend its Statement of Organization, pursuant to §3000.16, to report the designation;

(b) Determine whether persons making contributions previously received by or on behalf of the candidate or by the political committee before designation may have exceeded the relevant limits, pursuant to §3011; and

(c ) Refund any contributions to donors who may have exceeded the contribution limitations.

3006.4 To ascertain individual donor compliance with the contribution limitations, contributions to a candidate and to a committee, prior to designation, shall be attributed in aggregate by donor name.