Election Laws

The Code section shown below was retrieved from the website of The Alabama Legislature. You may view the entire Code of Alabama on that website.

The information contained at this web site is provided as a public service; however, its content includes links which access other internet resources and websites. The Alabama Secretary of State’s Office is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in these sites. The Alabama Secretary of State’s Office is not responsible for reliance on any information contained within the site.

Section 17-5-6

Checking account; expenditures.

A political action committee and a principal campaign committee shall maintain a checking account, money market account, or other similar banking account and shall deposit any contributions received by such committee into such account. No expenditure of funds may be made by any such committee except by check drawn on such account, electronic transfer from such account, a credit card the balance of which is paid from such account, or out of a petty cash fund from which it may make expenditures not in excess of one hundred dollars ($100) to any person in connection with a single purchase or transaction.

(Acts 1988, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 88-873, p. 397, §6; §17-22A-6; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §24; Act 2015-495, §1.)
Back to Election Law Titles