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Section 5B. (a) Every political committee, other than a political party committee or a candidate’s committee, shall name and identify itself in its organizational statement pursuant to section five by using a name or phrase that:

(i) clearly identifies the economic or other special interest, if identifiable, of a majority of its contributors; and

(ii) if a majority of its contributors share a common employer, that identifies the employer.

(b) If the economic or other special interest or common employer are not identifiable under subsection (a), every such political committee shall name and identify itself in its organizational statement using a name or phrase:

(i) that clearly identifies the economic or other special interest, if identifiable, of a majority of its organizers; and

(ii) if a majority of its organizers share a common employer, that identifies the employer; and

(iii) if the committee is organized, financed, controlled or maintained by an individual, that identifies said individual.

(c) No political committee shall use any name other than the name included in its organizational statement.

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