Pending Rulings/Statements

Date Filed:  1/25/2021

Requestor:  Kevin Hertel

Questions Presented:

  1. In order to protect themselves from the threat of COVID-19 and gun violence present at the State Capitol, may a State Representative use candidate committee funds to purchase (a) PPE, (b) a ballistic vest, or (c) similar protective equipment as incidental office expenses?
  2. May a State Representative use candidate committee funds to purchase (a) PPE, (b) a ballistic vest, or (c) similar protective equipment for their legislative staff as an incidental office expense?
  3. May a State Representative use candidate committee funds to purchase and maintain a home security system during their term of office as an incidental office expense?