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Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-14979
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-07-08
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-14788
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-07-03
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-13881
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-06-24
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-13263
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-06-14
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-12205
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-06-03
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-11716
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-28
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Filing Dates for the Wisconsin Special Election in the 8th Congressional District
Document Number: 2024-11468
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-24
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Wisconsin has scheduled special elections on August 13, 2024, and November 5, 2024, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 8th Congressional District vacated by Representative Mike Gallagher. Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special Primary Election on August 13, 2024, shall file a 12-day Pre- Primary Report. Committees required to file reports in connection with both the Special Primary and Special General on November 5, 2024, shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary, a 12-day Pre-General and a 30-Day Post- General Report.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-11190
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-21
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Filing Dates for the New Jersey Special Election in the 10th Congressional District
Document Number: 2024-10501
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-14
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
New Jersey has scheduled special elections on July 16, 2024, and September 18, 2024, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 10th Congressional District of the late Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr. Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special Primary Election on July 16, 2024, shall file a 12-day Pre- Primary Report. Committees required to file reports in connection with both the Special Primary and Special General on September 18, 2024, shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary, a 12-day Pre-General and a 30-Day Post-General Report.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-10503
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-13
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-10264
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-09
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
FOIA Improvement Act
Document Number: 2024-08700
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-05-02
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Congress enacted the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016, which amends the Freedom of Information Act, as relevant here, to require Federal agencies to change how certain records and documents are made available for public inspection. The Commission is amending its regulations to implement this statutory mandate. The Commission is accepting comments on these revisions to its regulations, and any comments received may be addressed in a subsequent rulemaking document.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-09154
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-26
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-09002
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-25
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Contributions From Corporations and Other Organizations to Political Committees
Document Number: 2024-08695
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-04-24
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission announces its disposition of a Petition for Rulemaking filed on May 14, 2015. The Petition asks the Commission to revise existing rules concerning the reporting of contributions to political committees from corporations and other organizations. For the reasons described below, the Commission is not initiating a rulemaking at this time.
Amending Definition of Contribution to Include “Valuable Information”
Document Number: 2024-08698
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-04-24
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission announces its disposition of a Petition for Rulemaking filed on April 29, 2019. The Petition asked the Commission to amend the existing regulation defining "contribution" by adding a new section to include within the definition of contribution certain "valuable information." The Petition would further require the Commission to initiate investigations and report to a law enforcement agency "automatically" and without a vote whenever the Commission receives notice that any person has received certain "foreign information" or "compromising information." The Commission is not initiating a rulemaking at this time because it lacks the statutory authority to do so.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-08033
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-15
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Use of Campaign Funds for Candidate and Officeholder Security
Document Number: 2024-06863
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-04-09
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Election Commission proposes to amend its regulations regarding the use of campaign funds to pay for security measures for federal candidates and officeholders. The proposed rule would codify several Commission advisory opinions that authorized the use of campaign funds to pay for certain security measures and address additional issues raised in those advisory opinions. The Commission seeks comment on the proposed rule and has made no final decision on the issues presented in this rulemaking.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-07389
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-05
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Filing Dates for the Colorado Special Election in the 4th Congressional District
Document Number: 2024-07051
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-03
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Colorado has scheduled a special election on June 25, 2024, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 4th Congressional District vacated by Representative Ken Buck. Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special General Election on June 25, 2024, shall file a 12-day Pre-General and a 30-Day Post-General Report.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-06396
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-25
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-06247
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-22
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-06081
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-21
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Statement of Policy Regarding Commission Action in Matters at the Initial Stage in the Enforcement Process
Document Number: 2024-05830
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-03-20
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Election Commission (``Commission'' or ``FEC'') is issuing a Policy Statement to explain generally the ways by which the Commission intends to address Matters Under Review (``Matters'' or ``MURs'') at the initial stage of enforcement proceedings. This Policy Statement supersedes the Commission's prior Statement of Policy Regarding Commission Action in Matters at the Initial Stage in the Enforcement Process, published on Mar. 16, 2007. Under this Statement of Policy, the Commission generally will either dismiss a Matter or find ``reason to believe'' concerning an alleged violation.
ZIP Code Correction; Technical Amendment
Document Number: 2024-05829
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-03-20
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Election Commission is correcting its mailing address as set forth in its regulations, to clarify the correct ZIP Code to use for certain purposes.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-05246
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-11
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-04968
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-07
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-03935
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-26
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Filing Dates for the New York Special Election in the 26th Congressional District
Document Number: 2024-03751
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-23
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
New York has scheduled a special election on April 30, 2024, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 26th Congressional District vacated by Rep. Brian Higgins. Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special General Election on April 30, 2024, shall file a 12-day Pre-General and a 30- Day Post-General Report.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-03459
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-20
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Party Segregated Accounts
Document Number: 2024-03045
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-02-14
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is considering whether to initiate a rulemaking in response to two petitions that asked the Commission to issue new rules and to revise its existing rules regarding the segregated accounts of national party committees. To assist in its consideration, the Commission invites comments on the issues raised in the petitions and this document. The Commission particularly requests comments from national party committees with experience administering party segregated accounts. The Commission has made no final decisions regarding the issues discussed in this document and may ultimately decide not to initiate a rulemaking in response to either petition. Further information is provided in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION that follows.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-02393
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-05
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-02038
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-01
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Price Index Adjustments for Expenditure Limitations and Lobbyist Bundling Disclosure Threshold
Document Number: 2024-01623
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-29
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 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.
Technological Modernization; Correction
Document Number: 2024-01676
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-01-29
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Election Commission is correcting two amendatory instructions that appeared in a final rule published in the Federal Register on January 2, 2024. The final rule revised certain Commission regulations in light of technological advances in communications, recordkeeping, and financial transactions, and eliminated and updated regulatory references to outdated technologies.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-01310
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-23
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-01268
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-22
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-01032
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-18
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Filing Dates for the California Special Election in the 20th Congressional District
Document Number: 2024-00908
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-18
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
California has scheduled a Special General Election on March 19, 2024, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 20th Congressional District vacated by Representative Kevin McCarthy. 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 May 21, 2024, 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.
Filing Dates for the Ohio Special Election in the 6th Congressional District
Document Number: 2024-00780
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-17
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Ohio has scheduled special elections on March 19, 2024, and June 11, 2024, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 6th Congressional District being vacated by Representative Bill Johnson. Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special Primary Election on March 19, 2024, shall file a 12-day Pre- Primary Report. Committees required to file reports in connection with both the Special Primary and Special General Election on June 11, 2024, shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary, a 12-day Pre-General, and a 30-day Post-General Report.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2024-00252
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-08
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Civil Monetary Penalties Annual Inflation Adjustments
Document Number: 2024-00028
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-01-05
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 Meetings
Document Number: 2023-28963
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-03
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Technological Modernization
Document Number: 2023-27908
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-01-02
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
These final rules modernize Federal Election Commission regulations in light of technological advances in communications, recordkeeping, and financial transactions, such as the making of contributions and expenditures through internet-based payment processors or text messaging. These final rules also eliminate and update references to outdated technologies and address similar technological issues.
Candidate Salaries
Document Number: 2023-27906
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-01-02
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is revising its regulations concerning the use of campaign funds by a candidate's principal campaign committee to pay compensation to the candidate. The Commission is issuing these rules in response to a Petition for Rulemaking filed by a former candidate for the United States House of Representatives.
Filing Dates for the New York Special Election in the 3rd Congressional District
Document Number: 2023-27582
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-15
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
New York has scheduled a special election on February 13, 2024, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 3rd Congressional District that became vacant when Representative George Santos was expelled from Congress. Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special General Election on February 13, 2024, shall file a 12-day Pre-General and a 30-Day Post-General Report.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2023-27286
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-12
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2023-26220
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-27
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2023-25152
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-14
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2023-24958
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-09
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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