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Section 8.  GUIDELINES AND RESTRICTIONS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO AND EXPENDITURES OF PARTICIPATING CANDIDATES.
   (A)   All money distributed to a Participating Candidate shall be used for that Participating Candidate's campaign-related purposes in the election year in which the money was distributed.
   (B)   A Participating Candidate shall limit total campaign Expenditures and debts to the amount of money distributed to that Participating Candidate from the Fund. A Participating Candidate shall not accept contributions or loans from any other source.
   (C)   Within two weeks after the regular municipal election, a Participating Candidate shall return to the Clerk for direct deposit into the Fund any amount that is unspent or unencumbered by the date of the municipal election.
   (D)   A Participating Candidate shall not use revenues from the Fund for personal use including:
      (1)   salary or payment to an individual unless that individual is providing bona fide services to the campaign and is compensated at fair market value;
      (2)   admission to a sporting event, concert, theater or other form of entertainment unless part of a specific campaign activity;
      (3)   dues, fees, parking or gratuities at a country club, health club or other recreational facility unless the costs are part of a specific fundraising event;
      (4)   mortgage, rent or household utility payments for any part of a personal residence;
      (5)   purchases of household food items or supplies; or
      (6)   purchase of clothing, other than items of de minimus value used in the campaign.
   (E)   A Participating Candidate shall not use revenues distributed from the Fund to:
      (1)   contribute to any other candidate, political committee or measure;
      (2)   support or oppose any candidate, political committee or measure not in their race;
      (3)   use to repay any loans, debts or penalties;
      (4)   use to pay for consulting services to an individual unless the individual is providing bona fide services to the campaign and is compensated at fair market value; or
      (5)   use for out-of-state travel.
(Amended at Regular Municipal Election, November 5, 2019.)