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Advisory Opinions - Permanent Organizations

2001-11 Trusts are "Permanent Organizations" under Campaign Finance Law

*rule 4.31

2001-14 Native American Tribes are "Permanent Organizations" under Campaign Finance Law

2002-02 Reporting Requirements for Trusts Giving in Excess of $500

*issued to Jeff Boeyink, Cloyd Robinson, Anthony Berardi, Trustees/rule 4.31
  *rescinded by 2012-05

2003-03 Revocable and Living Trusts Not Required to Register as PACs

*rule 4.31(3)

2008-09 527 Committees Making Campaign Contributions

2009-05 Registering a Committee Required/Opinions 2005-08 Updated and 2002-12 Rescinded

* modifies opinion 2005-08 and rescinds opinion 2002-12/modified by opinion 2010-02

2010-03 National Organization for Marriage, Inc./Independent Expenditures

*issued to Zachary Kester, Bopp, Coleson & Bostrom, Terre Haute, Indiana

2010-07 Application of Independent Expenditure Law to AFA Action, Inc/Iowa for Freedom

*issued to William Gustoff, Whitaker Hagenow GBMG Law Firm



* indicates issued to specific person, update to opinion, or rule where opinion is now adopted.

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