RPAC – Keeping It Legal

“Get it right the first time, that’s the main thing.”  – Billy Joel

RPAC fundraising must adhere to a number of laws and regulations. Some are issued by the Federal Elections Commission, while others are specific to Georgia. The documents listed here address some of the most common legal requirements for raising RPAC funds. If you have any questions about this information, or don’t see an answer to your question here, please contact the GAR Governmental Affairs Staff.

Transmittal Time Limits

RPAC Quick Reference Guide

One-Third Rule and Special Events

This rule isn’t nearly as scary as you may have heard – it is confusing, but nothing to fear.

Georgia law regarding RPAC and Raffles

Even if we don’t approve of the state’s position, it is the law and all of us must abide by it.

Georgia-specific Disclaimer

Remember, this language must appear on any RPAC solicitation – dues billing statements, event flyers, solicitation emails, silent auction bid sheets, etc.

RPAC and Social Media

Important information about websites, Facebook pages, etc. for local associations and individual members

RPAC Solicitation of Affiliate Members and Association Staff

RPAC Legal & Tax Resources (from NAR)