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Political Reform; Campaign Disclosure; Filing of Campaign Statements.   

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(a) Notwithstanding Section 82015, a loan received by a candidate or committee is a contribution unless the loan is received from a commercial lending institution in the ordinary course of business, or it is clear from the surrounding circumstances that it is not made for political purposes.

(b) A loan, whether or not there is a written contract for the loan, shall be reported as provided in Section 84211 when any of the following apply:

(1) The loan is a contribution.

(2) The loan is received by a committee.

(3) The loan is received by a candidate and is used for political purposes.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 853, Sec. 5.)