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M.G.L. c. 55 regulates all campaign finance activity for state, county, city and town elections and regional school and other district elections in the Commonwealth. 970 CMR 1.00 provides for the regulation of activity which is often engaged in by political committees. It establishes specific guidelines for transactions such as debt settlements, the acceptance and reporting of campaign contributions and loans from candidates to their political committees.
970 CMR 1.00: M.G.L. c. 55, §§ 3, 6 and 10A. Last updated 4/25/2018