Prop 8 Organizers Face $49K in Fines

By Michelle Garcia

Originally published on August 07 2012 12:10 PM ET

More than $1 million in contributions to the organizers behind 2008's ballot initiative to ban marriage equality in California were not properly reported to state authorities.

The California Fair Political Practice Commission ordered Yes on 8 to pay $49,000 in fines after failing to report some of the contributions received for the campaign. did not report several donations over $5,000, and failed to properly dispose of an anonymous $10,000 contribution, the Los Angeles Times reports.