Federal Election Commission – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08372
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-24
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08144
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-20
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-07746
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-14
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-06559
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-03
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Candidate Debates
Document Number: 2017-06150
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On February 1, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ordered the Commission to reconsider its disposition of the Petition for Rulemaking filed by Level the Playing Field and to issue a new decision consistent with the Court's opinion. The Petition for Rulemaking asks the Commission to amend its regulation on candidate debates to revise the criteria governing the inclusion of candidates in presidential and vice presidential general election debates. In this supplement to the Notice of Disposition, as directed by the Court, the Commission provides further explanation of its decision to not initiate a rulemaking at this time.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-05589
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-21
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-05397
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-16
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Filing Dates for the Montana Special Congressional Election
Document Number: 2017-05057
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Montana has scheduled a Special General Election on May 25, 2017, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the At-Large Congressional District vacated by Representative Ryan Zinke. Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special General Election on May 25, 2017, shall file a 12-day Pre-General Report, and a 30-day Post-General Report.
Filing Dates for the South Carolina Special Elections in the 5th Congressional District
Document Number: 2017-05055
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
South Carolina has scheduled special elections to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 5th Congressional District vacated by Representative Mick Mulvaney.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-05064
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-13
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-04468
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-04198
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Filing Dates for the Alabama Senate Special Elections
Document Number: 2017-03893
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-28
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Alabama has scheduled special elections to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Senator Jeff Sessions. There are three possible special elections, but only two may be necessary. Primary Election: June 5, 2018. Possible Runoff Election: July 17, 2018. In the event that one candidate does not achieve a majority vote in his/her party's Special Primary Election, the top two vote-getters will participate in a Special Runoff Election. General Election: November 6, 2018.
Filing Dates for the Georgia Special Election in the 6th Congressional District
Document Number: 2017-03892
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-28
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Georgia has scheduled a Special General Election on April 18, 2017, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 6th Congressional District vacated by Representative Tom Price. Under Georgia law, a majority winner in a special election is declared elected. Should no candidate achieve a majority vote, a Special Runoff Election will be held on June 20, 2017, between the top two vote- getters. Political committees participating in the Georgia special elections are required to file pre- and post-election reports. Filing deadlines for these reports are affected by whether one or two elections are held.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03801
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-03782
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-03456
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03371
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-17
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Filing Dates for the Kansas Special Election in the 4th Congressional District
Document Number: 2017-03092
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Kansas has scheduled a Special General Election on April 11, 2017, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 4th Congressional District vacated by Representative Mike Pompeo. Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special General Election on April 11, 2017, shall file a 12-day Pre-General Report, and a 30-day Post-General Report.
Filing Dates for the California Special Election in the 34th Congressional District
Document Number: 2017-03091
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
California has scheduled a Special General Election on April 4, 2017, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 34th Congressional District vacated by Representative Xavier Becerra. Under California law, a majority winner in a special election is declared elected. Should no candidate achieve a majority vote, a Special Runoff Election will be held on June 6, 2017, between the top two vote- getters. Political committees participating in the California special elections are required to file pre- and post-election reports. Filing deadlines for these reports are affected by whether one or two elections are held.
Price Index Adjustments for Contribution and Expenditure Limitations and Lobbyist Bundling Disclosure Threshold
Document Number: 2017-03090
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As mandated by provisions of the Federal Election Campaign Act (``the Act''), the Federal Election Commission (``the Commission'') is adjusting certain contribution and expenditure limitations and the lobbyist bundling disclosure threshold set forth in the Act, to index the amounts for inflation. Additional details appear in the supplemental information that follows.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03148
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02923
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-02513
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-06
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02352
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-02
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Civil Monetary Penalties Annual Inflation Adjustments
Document Number: 2017-01431
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-02
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, the Federal Election Commission is adjusting for inflation the civil monetary penalties established under the Federal Election Campaign Act, the Presidential Election Campaign Fund Act, and the Presidential Primary Matching Payment Account Act. The civil monetary penalties being adjusted are those negotiated by the Commission or imposed by a court for certain statutory violations, and those imposed by the Commission for late filing of or failure to file certain reports required by the Federal Election Campaign Act. The adjusted civil monetary penalties are calculated according to a statutory formula and the adjusted amounts will apply to penalties assessed after the effective date of these rules.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02229
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-01
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-02090
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-01924
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-01576
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-00967
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-17
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-00321
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-09
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-29944
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-13
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-29662
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-09
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-29267
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-05
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-29014
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-01
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2016-28727
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-28
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2016-27621
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-16
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-27328
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-10
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Technological Modernization
Document Number: 2016-25102
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-02
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Election Commission requests comment on proposed changes to its regulations to address contributions and expenditures that are made by electronic means, such as through internet-based payment processors or text messaging; to eliminate and update references to outdated technologies; and to address similar issues. The Commission has not made any final decisions about the issues and proposals presented in this rulemaking.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-25797
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-24
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-25570
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-20
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Internet Communication Disclaimers; Reopening of Comment Period and Notice of Hearing
Document Number: 2016-25103
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-18
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On October 13, 2011, the Federal Election Commission published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (``ANPRM'') seeking comment on whether to begin a rulemaking to revise its regulations concerning disclaimers on certain internet communications and, if so, on what changes should be made to those rules. The Commission has decided to reopen the comment period to receive additional comments in light of legal and technological developments since that notice was published. The Commission is also announcing a public hearing.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-24969
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Rulemaking Petition: Political Party Rules
Document Number: 2016-24310
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-07
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On June 15, 2016, the Federal Election Commission received a Petition for Rulemaking asking the Commission to revise existing rules regarding the use of federal funds to pay for certain activities of state, district, or local committees of a political party. The Commission seeks comments on this petition.
Rulemaking Petition: Implementing the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Document Number: 2016-24309
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-07
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Election Commission has received a Petition for Rulemaking that asks the Commission to amend its regulations to implement amendments to the Federal Election Campaign Act made by the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, which established certain new accounts for national party committees. The petition also asks the Commission to amend its regulations regarding convention committees. The Commission seeks comments on this petition.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-24040
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-04
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2016-23336
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-27
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Filing Dates for the Kentucky Special Election in the 1st Congressional District
Document Number: 2016-22685
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-21
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Kentucky has scheduled a special general election on November 8, 2016, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 1st Congressional District vacated by Representative Ed Whitfield. Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special General Election on November 8, 2016, shall file a 12-day Pre-General Report, and a 30-day Post-General Report.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-22725
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-20
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions