Preliminary Primary Report Due August 1, 2018 for Noncandidate Committees

Noncandidate Committees

The next report due for Noncandidate Committees is the Preliminary Primary Report covering the period January 1 through July 27, 2018.  The report must be added to your reporting schedule and electronically filed on the Noncandidate Committee Filing System no later than 11:59 p.m. Hawaiian Standard Time on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

The fine for not filing the Preliminary Primary Report by the due date, if assessed, shall not exceed $300 per day; provided that in aggregate, the fine shall not exceed twenty-five per cent of the total amount of contributions or expenditures, whichever is greater, for the period covered by the report; and the minimum fine, if assessed, shall be $300.

Chairpersons and treasurers of noncandidate committees are also reminded of their acknowledgment and certification on the “Noncandidate Committee Electronic Filing Form” that the information on all reports electronically filed online are true, complete, and accurate.  See, Hawaii Revised Statutes §§11-321(c)(2), 11- 331(b), and 11-340(a).

Please call the Commission at (808) 586-0285 if you have any questions.