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TITLE 9. POLITICAL REFORM [81000 - 91014]

  ( Title 9 added June 4, 1974, by initiative Proposition 9. )

CHAPTER 5. Limitations on Contributions [85100 - 85802]

  ( Chapter 5 added June 7, 1988, by initiative Proposition 73. )

ARTICLE 2.5. Applicability of the Political Reform Act of 1974 [85202 - 85206]
  ( Article 2.5 added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 102, Sec. 20. )

85202.
  

Unless specifically superseded by the act that adds this section, the definitions and provisions of this title shall govern the interpretation of this chapter.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 102, Sec. 20. Approved in Proposition 34 at the November 7, 2000, election. Operative January 1, 2001, by Sec. 83 of Ch. 102, as amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 241, Sec. 18.)

85203.
  

“Small contributor committee” means any committee that meets all of the following criteria:

(a) The committee has been in existence for at least six months.

(b) The committee receives contributions from 100 or more persons.

(c) No one person has contributed to the committee more than two hundred dollars ($200) per calendar year.

(d) The committee makes contributions to five or more candidates.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 102, Sec. 20. Approved in Proposition 34 at the November 7, 2000, election. Operative January 1, 2001, by Sec. 83 of Ch. 102, as amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 241, Sec. 18.)

85204.
  

“Election cycle,” for purposes of Sections 85309 and 85500, means the period of time commencing 90 days prior to an election and ending on the date of the election. For purposes of the Board of Administration of the Public Employees’ Retirement System and the Teachers’ Retirement Board, “the date of the election” is the deadline to return ballots.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 633, Sec. 11. (SB 1007) Effective January 1, 2011. Note: This section was added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 102, and approved in Prop. 34 on Nov. 7, 2000.)

85204.5.
  

With respect to special elections, the following terms have the following meanings:

(a) “Special election cycle” means the day on which the office becomes vacant until the day of the special election.

(b) “Special runoff election cycle” means the day after the special election until the day of the special runoff election.

(Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 102, Sec. 20. Approved in Proposition 34 at the November 7, 2000, election. Operative January 1, 2001, by Sec. 83 of Ch. 102, as amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 241, Sec. 18.)

85205.
  

“Political party committee” means the state central committee or county central committee of an organization that meets the requirements for recognition as a political party pursuant to Section 5100 or 5151 of the Elections Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 511, Sec. 11. (AB 1419) Effective January 1, 2014. Note: This section was added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 102, and approved in Prop. 34 on Nov. 7, 2000.)

85206.
  

“Public moneys” has the same meaning as defined in Section 426 of the Penal Code.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 102, Sec. 20. Approved in Proposition 34 at the November 7, 2000, election. Operative January 1, 2001, by Sec. 83 of Ch. 102, as amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 241, Sec. 18.)

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