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Personal Financial Disclosure for Legislators: Household Member Requirements

Updated June 2014

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This table is intended to provide general information and does not necessarily address all aspects of this topic.  Because the facts of each situation may vary, this information may need to be supplemented by consulting legal advisors.  It reflects in summary form statutes in effect as of 12/31/13 or statutes set to take effect shortly thereafter.

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STATE/Statute/Rule
Information from These Individuals Is Required
Alabama
 
36.25.14

Legislator, spouse, all honorably retired employees, and other public employees associated with criminal justice agencies; dependents in some cases.

Spouse information required: name, address, business, a list of occupations (if working there for more than one third of the year), any business or subsidiary in which he/she owns 5% or more of the stock or in which he/she serves as an officer, director, trustee, consultant and provides a certain amount of income, certain client information and income received if provided certain professional services or consulting, real estate information if it provides revenue or investment income.

Dependent information required: name, address, business, any business or subsidiary in which he/she owns 5% or more of the stock or in which he/she serves as an officer, director, trustee, consultant and provides a certain amount of income, real estate information if it provides revenue or investment income. Identifying information concerning dependent children is excluded from all public electronic databases.

Other: name of adult children, parents, siblings, parents of spouse.
Alaska
 
24.60.200
39.50.030

Legislator, spouse or spousal equivalent, dependent children and non-dependent children in household.

Information required: see legislator disclosure requirements.

If spouse/equivalent is a lobbyist, must disclose name and address of lobbyist employer and amount received by lobbyist from employer.

Arizona
 
38-542

Legislator, household members or anyone with income for the use of benefit of the legislator or his or her household members.

Information required: see legislator disclosure requirements.
Arkansas
 
21-8-701

Legislator, spouse, or anyone with income for the benefit of the legislator or his or her spouse Dependent children included in gift disclosure.

Spouse information required: name, names under which he/she does business, employer information and other sources of gross income over $1000 and a description as to why income was received, businesses identification information if invested in or have holdings of over $1000, sources of income valued over $12,500, every office or directorship held by he/she, in any business, corporation, firm, or enterprise subject to jurisdiction of a regulatory agency of this state or of any of its political subdivisions, description of gifts over $100 (spouse) and over $250 (dependents), description of goods or services sold if  over $1000, spouse is an officer, director or stockholder owning more than 10%, and business is done with the body employing the public servant.

Anyone with income for the benefit of the legislator: employer information and other sources of gross income over $1000 and a description as to why income was received, businesses identification information if invested in or have holdings of over $1000, sources of income valued over $12,500.

California
 
Gov. Code
Title 9, Chapter 7, Article 2, 87200-
87210

Legislator

Colorado
 
24-6-202
24-6-203

Legislator, spouse, and minor children in household.

Information required: see legislator disclosure requirements, except spouse information not required for the lobbyist disclosure requirement.

Connecticut
 
Title 1
Chapter 10
Section 1-83

Legislator, spouse and dependent children living in residence or income to a person for the benefit of any of the above.

Information required: see legislator disclosure requirements.

Delaware
 
Title 29, Part V
Chapter 58
Subchapter II
Section 5813

Legislator

District of Columbia
N/A
Florida
 

Constitution, Sec. 8, Art. 2

Title X, Chapter 112.3144

Legislator or anyone for the benefit of legislator.

Anyone for the benefit of legislator requirements: all sources of income in excess of 5 percent of the gross income received, excluding public salary and all sources of gross income in excess of $2,500 received during the disclosure period by the person in his or her own name or by any other person for his or her use or benefit, excluding public salary. In neither case does it mean disclosing a business partner’s information.

Georgia
 
21-5-50

Legislator, spouse, dependent children.

Spouse information required: name, occupation, employer, employer’s principal activity and address, names of businesses or investments in which spouse has interest in certain situations.

Dependent information required: name, names of businesses or investments in which dependent has interest in certain situations.
Guam
N/A
Hawaii
 
84-17

Legislator, spouse and dependent children or any person receiving income for the benefit of the legislator.

Information required: see legislator disclosure requirements.

Idaho

No financial disclosure requirements.

Illinois
 
5ILCS 420/
4A-101, 4A-102

Legislator, spouse, if spouse's interests are constructively controlled by the legislator.

The statement of economic interests required by this Article shall include the economic interests of the person making the statement as provided in this Section. The interest (if constructively controlled by the person making the statement) of a spouse or any other party, shall be considered to be the same as the interest of the person making the statement.

See legislator disclosure requirements.

Indiana
 
IC 2-2.1-3-2

Legislator, spouse, children in household are included for corporations in which they own >$10,000 interest, stock or stock options.

Information required: see legislator disclosure requirements, sec 2 (a) 1-6, 11. After 1/1/2011, Sec 2 (a) 1-6, 9.

Iowa
 
68B.35

Legislator

Kansas
 
46-229
46-239
46-248

Legislator, spouse.

Information required: see legislator disclosure requirements.

Kentucky
 

KRS 6.781

KRS 6.784

KRS 6.787

Legislator, spouse, unless separated; children and members of immediate family included in some cases.

Spouse information required: occupations, positions held for compensation and names of relevant businesses, identification information for businesses, securities, or investments in which spouse had an interest at $10000 or 5% ownership interest, identification information of sources of gross income, information on certain property, gift information if over $200, name, if a legislative agent.

Children information required: identification information for businesses, securities, or investments in which spouse had an interest at $10000 or 5% ownership interest, identification information of sources of gross income, information on certain property.

Immediate family member information required: gift information if over $200, name, if a legislative agent.

Louisiana
 

RS 42:1114.1

RS 42:124.2

Legislator, spouse, immediate family.

Spouse information: see legislator requirements, except for tax return information.

Immediate family information required: information on income derived from a transaction involving the legislator’s agency, including a contract or subcontract, loans given to the legislator from the family member, unless he/she is a lobbyist, lobbyist principal, or state contractor.

Maine
 
Title 1
Chapter 25
Subchapter 2
Section 1016-G

Section 1012

Legislator, immediate family members. Immediate family is defined as a spouse, domestic partner or dependent children. Names of dependent children are not required to be identified.

Immediate family member information required: each source of income of $2000 or more received, the type of economic activity, title of positions held and reportable liabilities incurred. Name, address and principle business or economic activity of any corporation, partnership, LLC or other business in which more than 5% of the outstanding equity is controlled, if revenue received is $2,000 or more. Each executive branch agency before which the family member has assisted or represented for compensation. Each state governmental agency, board or commission to which the Legislator, a member of the Legislator's immediate family or an associated organization has sold, rented or leased goods or services with a value of $10,000 or more during the preceding calendar year and a description of the goods or services sold, rented or leased. Any offices, trusteeships, directorships or positions of any nature, whether compensated or uncompensated, held by the family member with any for-profit or nonprofit firm, corporation, association, limited liability company, partnership or business. All reportable liabilities incurred by the immediate family member.

Maryland

15-601
15-513
15-608

Legislator, immediate family.

Immediate family member information required: information about offices, directorships, salaried employment held if doing business with the state, debt owed to state, names if employed by state, place of employment, businesses owned. “Interests” held if the legislator had indirect control of the interest during the reporting period.

Excludes minor child from employment information in most cases.

Massachusetts
 
Part IV
Title I
Chapter 268B
Section 5

Legislator and immediate family, except that amounts need not be named for family members.

Michigan

No financial disclosure provisions.

Minnesota
 
10A.09
10A.08
10A.071

Legislator, immediate family in some cases.

Immediate family member information required: investments, ownerships or interests in property connected with horse racing.

Mississippi
 
25-4-25

Legislator, household members.

Household member information required: occupation, business from which the household member receives over $2500 in income, owns over 10% of the business, owns over $5000 interest of the business, or is an employee, director, or officer, public bodies that have compensated household member over $1000.

Missouri
 
105.483
105.485

Legislator, spouse, dependent children, but spouse can refuse to divulge the information. If spouse is also required to file under financial disclosure law, the legislator need not disclose spouse information.

Information required: see legislator disclosure requirements.

Montana
 
2-2-106

Legislator

Nebraska
 
49-1493-
49-1497

Legislator; immediate family included in some cases.

Immediate family information required: name, address of each creditor to whom the value of one thousand dollars or more was owed or guaranteed, with some exceptions.

Nevada

281A.600

281A.610

281A.620

Legislator, any household member 18+ years old. “Household member” includes spouse, a dependent who is not living with the legislator, or a person who lives with the legislator for 6 months or more in the year preceding the filing.

Information required: see legislator disclosure requirements, except for gifts and list of other public offices held.

New Hampshire