- organized under federal tax law as a 527 political organization or § 501(c)(4) social welfare organization;
- that is not otherwise a political committee in the state; and
- that raises or spends $3,000 or more in an attempt to influence an election or the passage or defeat of a public question, legislation, or regulation, without coordinating those activities with a candidate or party. “Coordinating” is defined in great detail.
The order notes that it does not prevent the state from passing new legislation on the same topic, which state leaders have previously indicated they plan to do.