New Jersey Statutes - Title 19 Elections - 19:44A-27.1 Ineligibility of certain candidates for public financing.
1. Whenever an individual who formed, assisted in the formation of, or was involved in any way in the management of:
an issue advocacy organization organized under section 527 of the federal Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. s.527);
an organization organized under paragraph (4) of subsection (c) of section 501 of the federal Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. s.501); or
an organization organized under any other current or future section of the federal Internal Revenue Code which the Election Law Enforcement Commission determines is similar to any of the organizations described above;
becomes a candidate for the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor, those candidates shall be ineligible to receive public financing for the candidate's campaign, pursuant to P.L.1974, c.26 (C.19:44A-27 et seq.), unless the organization agrees to disclose the name of each of its contributors and the amount of each contribution and expenditure from the date occurring four years prior to the date the individual becomes a candidate for the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor through the date that the candidate ceases to be a candidate.
L.2001, c.20, s.1; amended 2009, c.66, s.16.
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