- Washington’s law requiring the GMA to file a political committee before collecting funds from its members for specific political activity in Washington;
- Washington’s law requiring the GMA to disclose the organizations who contributed to its special political fund and how much they donated; and
- Washington’s law requiring the GMA to secure $10 in donations from 10 separate registered Washington voters as part of its political committee before donating to another political committee.
The GMA is a trade association, based in Washington DC, representing more than 300 food, beverage and consumer product companies. It was the largest single donor to the No on 522 campaign.