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ADIVISORY OPINION NO 2011-08 If the below conditions are met and neither entity is a parent or subsidiary business entity to the other, the employer corporation and the employee-sponsored PAC would be unaffiliated, would it be permissible for the two entities to each make a maximum contribution to the same candidate under O.C.G.A. $ 21-5-41(c)? Conditions: An employer corporation would share no common ownership or control with an incorporated employee-sponsored political action committee (“PAC”), and neither entity would exhibit control over the other: (1) The employer corporation has different directors and different officers than the incorporated employee-sponsored PAC, (2) Neither entity pays the administrative fees for or contributes to the other entity in any way, and (3) The directors and officers for each entity lack authority concerning disposition of funds by the other entity.

Posted By gaethics On March 7, 2012 @ 9:23 pm In Advisory Opinions | Comments Disabled

If the below conditions are met and neither entity is a parent or subsidiary business entity to the other, the employer corporation and the employee-sponsored PAC would be unaffiliated, would it be permissible for the two entities to each make a maximum contribution to the same candidate under O.C.G.A. $ 21-5-41(c)?

Conditions:
An employer corporation would share no common ownership or control with an incorporated employee-sponsored political action committee (“PAC”), and neither entity would exhibit control over the other:
(1) The employer corporation has different directors and different officers than the incorporated employee-sponsored PAC,
(2) Neither entity pays the administrative fees for or contributes to the other entity in any way, and
(3) The directors and officers for each entity lack authority concerning disposition of funds by the other entity.


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