A registrant may use a commercial vendor to collect contributions from visitors to the registrant’s web site. The vendor may not exercise any discretion or control over the amount of the contribution or who receives the contribution. The registrant must obtain the information about the contributor to enable the registrant to comply with the disclosure requirements of the campaign finance law. (Issued to R.J. Pirlot, June 21, 2000)
This opinion was reviewed by the Government Accountability Board pursuant to 2007 Wisconsin Act 1 and was reaffirmed on May 5, 2008.