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Chapter 3501 - Election Procedure; Election Officials General Provisions

3501.01      Definitions

Chapter 3517 - Campaigns; Political Parties

3517.01      Definitions
3517.08      Matters not Considered Contribution or Expenditure
3517.081    Campaign committee; designation of Treasurer; filing statements
3517.082    Corporation or labor organization establishing political action committee or campaign fund; employee contributions
3517.09      Solicitations forbidden
3517.091    Door-to-door solicitations for contributions
3517.092    Solicitations from public employees
3517.10      Times for filing statements of contributions and expenditures; contents
3517.101    Gifts to political parties for office facilities
3517.102    Limitations of contributions
3517.103    Notices of expenditures of personal funds
3517.104    Adjustments to limitations
3517.105    Independent expenditures
3517.106    Computer storage of information
3517.107    Federal political committees
3517.108    Additional contributions to pay campaign debt
3517.109    Disposal of Excess Funds and Contributions; Reports and Declarations
3517.1010  Disposal of Excess Funds
3517.1011  Disbursements for Producing or Airing Electioneering Communications; Disclosure Statement; Contents
3517.1012  Restricted Fund; Deposit and Disbursement Statements
3517.1013  Levin Account Gifts; Statement of Disbursements; Restrictions
3517.1014  Transition Funds
3517.1015  Ballot Issue Contributions by Persons Licensed Under Ohio Casino Control Commission
3517.11      Procedures Relating to Reports of Contributions and Expenditures
3517.12      Report of Receipts and Expenditures on Initiative and Referendum Petitions
3517.13      Prohibited Activities
3517.151    Effect of new Elections Commission on Complaints
3517.152    Creation and Membership of Elections Commission
3517.153    Filing and Form of Complaints; Recommended legislation; Advisory Opinions
3517.154    Review of Complaints
3517.155    Hearings; Investigations
3517.156    Expedited Hearings
3517.157    Limitations; Withdrawal or Dismissal of Complaints; Appeals; Open Meetings
3517.16      Deposits of Moneys into Fund
3517.17      Division of Moneys in Fund Among Political Parties
3517.18      Purposes for which Moneys from Fund may be used by Political Parties
3517.20      Political Communications Must be Identified; Penalty
3517.21      False Statements and Unfair Political Campaign Activities
3517.22      False Statements and Unfair Activities in Issue Campaign
3517.992    Penalties for Acts or Omissions Occurring on or After 8-24-1995
3517.993    Factors for Commission Consideration for Imposition of Fines

Chapter 3599 - Offenses and Penalties Improper Use of Money

3599.03      Corporation or Labor Organization Funds Shall not be used to Aide Political Organization; Funds used to Promote or Oppose Ballot Issue; Exemptions - Provision Applying to Labor Organizations under Preliminary Injunction
3599.031    Deduction of Political Contribution from Employee's Wages; Written Authorization Required

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Updated: 04/22/2016