Donation Rules

Below are some definitions/clarifications regarding terms used in the donor form.

This campaign does not accept donations from lobbyists or their related parties (spouse or dependent child).

 

*  “Individual Contributor” means a human being, a sole proprietorship, or a professional service corporation organized under chapter 594a and owned by a single human being.  A sole proprietorship is a business in which one human being owns all the assets, owes all the liabilities, and operates in his or her personal capacity.  Any other type of business is not permitted to make a contribution, including LLCs.  See General Statutes § 9-601 (9).

 

**  You may enter an alternate address in lieu of your residential address only if you are admitted into the Address Confidentiality Program pursuant to General Statutes

  • 54-240 (a) or if you are one of the individuals with protected address status articulated in General Statutes § 1-217.

 

***  The law requires disclosure for each itemized contribution made by a lobbyist, the spouse of a lobbyist or any dependent child of a lobbyist who resides in the lobbyist’s household.  General Statutes § 9-608 (c) (1) (H).  The term lobbyist includes anyone required by law to register as a lobbyist with the Office of State Ethics because they (a) expend or agree to expend $3,000 or more in a calendar year on lobbying; OR (b) receive or agree to receive $3,000 or more in a calendar year for lobbying. General Statutes § 1-91 (as amended by Public Act 15-15).  Individual lobbyists may contribute to candidate committees and exploratory committees for municipal office up to the limits for those offices.
                 

****  A “business with which you are associated” refers to any business in which the contributor is a director, officer, owner, limited or general partner, or stockholder of 5% of more of the total stock of the business.

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