At its October 30, 2013, meeting, the Texas Ethics Commission voted to propose the following rule. The Ethics Commission invites public comment on the rules. A written statement should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed or delivered to Natalia Luna Ashley, Texas Ethics Commission, P.O. Box 12070, Austin, Texas 78711-2070, or by facsimile (FAX) to (512) 463-5777. A person who wants to offer spoken comments to the commission concerning the proposed rule may do so at any commission meeting during the public comment period at a commission meeting when the commission considers the proposed rule. Information concerning the time and location of commission meetings is available at http://www.ethics.state.tx./meetings/ or by telephoning (512) 463-5800.
Reporting a Pledge of a Contribution
Text of Proposed Rule
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Chapter 20. REPORTING POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES
Subchapter B. GENERAL REPORTING RULES
§ 20.56. Reporting a Pledge of a Contribution (a) The date of a pledge of a contribution is the date the pledge was accepted, regardless of when the pledge is actually received. (b) Except as provided by subsection (c), a pledge of a contribution shall be reported on the pledge schedule for the reporting period in which the pledge was accepted. (c) A pledge of a contribution that is actually received in the reporting period in which the pledge was accepted, shall be reported on the contribution schedule or the loan schedule, as applicable, and in accordance with subsection (a).
(d) The effective date of the repeal of this rule is rule December 31, 2014.