Article - Election Law
(a) Publication expenses may not be paid from public funds.
(b) Publication expenses may be paid from:
(1) a campaign account of a campaign finance entity of the incumbent if the campaign finance entity complies with all other requirements of this title regarding expenditures and campaign material; or
(2) the personal funds of the incumbent or the spouse of the incumbent if, as to each issue:
(i) the incumbent has not filed a certificate of candidacy;
(ii) the legislative newsletter contains a notice that it is disseminated at the personal expense of the incumbent; and
(iii) within 10 days after the first mailing or distribution of the issue, the incumbent files a campaign finance report with the State Board that contains:
1. a detailed list of publication expenses; and
2. an affidavit that no funds for the legislative newsletter have been solicited or received from any source to supplement the personal funds.