Federal Election Law Regulations specify the following legal parameters for a UBA Action PAC solicitation.
A) All Contributions must Be Voluntary
Chapter 11, Section 114.5, of the Code of Federal Regulations confirms this:
"A separate segregated fund (UBA Action PAC) is prohibited from making a contribution or expenditure by utilizing money or anything of value secured by physical force, job discrimination, financial reprisals, or the threat of force, job discrimination, or financial reprisals..."
B) Guidelines for Contributions Are Only Suggestions
Any person soliciting for UBA Action PAC must inform the solicitee that:
- Contribution guidelines are only suggestions.
- An individual is free to donate more or less than the guidelines indicate.
- The solicitee and his/her bank will not favor or disadvantage anyone due to the amount of their contribution or their decision not to contribute.
- Anyone soliciting an employee for a UBA Action PAC contribution must inform the employee at the time of the solicitation of his/her right to refuse to contribute without any due reprisal.