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Campaign Finance Reports

Schedules for Filing

On September 1, 2023, HB 2626 went into effect. Llano County Elections Administration will post each campaign finance report, including Appointment of Campaign Treasure forms filed with our office on or after September 1, 2023. They will be made available here.

SECTION 1. Amends Section 254.0401, Election Code, by adding Subsections (b), (e-1), and (h), as follows:

(b) Requires the clerk or secretary of a political subdivision's governing body or, if the governing body does not have a clerk or secretary, the governing body's presiding officer to make a report filed with the political subdivision by a candidate, officeholder, or specific-purpose committee under Subchapter B (Political Reporting Generally) available to the public on the political subdivision's Internet website not later than the 10th business day after the date the report is received.
(e-1) Authorizes the authority with whom the report is filed, before making the report available on the Internet as required by Subsection (b), to remove each portion, other than city, state, and zip code, of the address of a person listed as having made a political contribution to the person filing the report. Requires that the address information removed remain available on the report maintained in the authority's office.
(h) Requires that a report made available on an Internet website under Section 254.0401 (Availability of Reports on Internet) be accessible on that website until the fifth anniversary of the date the report is first made available.
SECTION 2. Repealers: Sections 254.0401(a-1) (relating to requiring a county clerk of a county with a population of 800,000 or more to make a certain report available to the public) and (c) (relating to requiring the clerk of a municipality with a population of 500,000 or more to make a certain report available to the public), Election Code.
Repealer: Section 254.04011 (Availability of Reports of School Trustees on Internet), Election Code.
SECTION 3. Makes application of this Act prospective.
SECTION 4. Effective date: September 1, 2023.