Nebraska Revised Statute 49-1494

Chapter 49

49-1494.

Candidates for elective office; statement of financial interest; filing; time; supplementary statements; failure to file; effect.

(1) An individual who files to appear on the ballot for election to an elective office specified in section 49-1493 shall file a statement of financial interests for the preceding calendar year with the commission as provided in this section.

(2) Candidates for the elective offices specified in section 49-1493 who qualify other than by filing shall file a statement for the preceding calendar year with the commission within five days after becoming a candidate or being appointed to that elective office.

(3) If the candidate for an elective office specified in section 49-1493 files to appear on the ballot for election prior to January 1 of the year in which the election is held, the candidate shall file supplementary statements, covering the preceding calendar year, with the commission on or before March 1 of the year in which the election is held or, if the filing deadline for the elective office is after March 1 of the year in which the election is held, the candidate shall file such supplementary statements on or before the filing deadline for the elective office.

(4) If the candidate for an elective office specified in section 49-1493 files to appear on the ballot for election during the calendar year in which the election is held, the candidate shall file a statement of financial interests for the preceding calendar year with the commission on or before March 1 of the year in which the election is held or, if the filing deadline for the elective office is after March 1 of the year in which the election is held, the candidate shall file such statement on or before the filing deadline for the elective office.

(5) A candidate for an elective office specified in section 49-1493 who fails to file a statement of financial interests as required in subsection (1) or (2) of this section within five days after the deadline in subsection (3) or (4) of this section and section 49-1493 shall not appear on the ballot.

(6) A statement of financial interests shall be preserved for a period of not less than five years by the commission.