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List of Report Type Codes and their Meaning

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The list of Report Type Codes contains the following information:

Report Type Code Report Type Explanation
12C PRE-CONVENTION For states using conventions to select candidates. Report covers through 20 days before the convention
12G PRE-GENERAL Report covers through 20 days before the general election - due 12 days before the election
12P PRE-PRIMARY Report covers through 20 days before the primary- due 12 days before the election
12R PRE-RUN-OFF Report covers through 20 days before the run-off- due 12 days before the election
12S PRE-SPECIAL Report covers through 20 days before the special election - due 12 days before the election
30D POST-ELECTION Report covers from 19 days before the election through 20 days after - due 30 days after the election
30G POST-GENERAL Report covers from 19 days before the election through 20 days after. - due 30 days after the election
30P POST-PRIMARY Report covers from 19 days before the election through 20 days after. - due 30 days after the election
30R POST-RUN-OFF Report covers from 19 days before the election through 20 days after. - due 30 days after the election
30S POST-SPECIAL Report covers from 19 days before the election through 20 days after. - due 30 days after the election
60D POST-CONVENTION Report filed by national party convention and host committees disclosing their convention expenses, due 60 days after the convention
ADJ COMP ADJUST AMEND Adjustment of a comprehensive amendment - coverage is variable
CA COMPREHENSIVE AMEND Amendment modifying information from two or more original reports - coverage is variable
M10 OCTOBER MONTHLY Covers September - due October 20
M11 NOVEMBER MONTHLY Covers October - due November 20
M12 DECEMBER MONTHLY Covers November - due December 20
M2 FEBRUARY MONTHLY Covers January - due February 20
M3 MARCH MONTHLY Covers February - due March 20
M4 APRIL MONTHLY Covers March - due April 20
M5 MAY MONTHLY Covers April - due May 20
M6 JUNE MONTHLY Covers May - due June 20
M7 JULY MONTHLY Covers June - due July 20
M8 AUGUST MONTHLY Covers July - due August 20
M9 SEPTEMBER MONTHLY Covers August - due September 20
MY MID-YEAR REPORT Covers January 1 through June 30 - due July 31 Permissible in non-election years for PACs and party committees normally filing Quarterly reports. (Note that since 2003 campaign committees must file quarterly in all years.)
Q1 APRIL QUARTERLY Covers January 1 through March 31 - due April 15
Q2 JULY QUARTERLY Covers April 1 through June 30 - due July 15
Q3 OCTOBER QUARTERLY Covers July 1 through September 30 - due October 15
TER TERMINATION REPORT Final report submitted by a committee - coverage is variable
YE YEAR-END Covers from the end of the last quarterly or mid-year report through December 31 - due January 31
90S POST INAUGURAL SUPPLEMENT  
90D POST INAUGURAL Filing of Presidential inaugural committee - due 90 days after the Inauguration
48H 48 HOUR NOTIFICATION Report of specific contribution of $1,000 or more made to a campaign within 20 days of an election. Alternatively, once a PAC or party or other person has made independent expenditures exceeding $10,000 in a race these and future independent expenditures must be reported. Due within 48 hours of receiving the contribution or public distribution of the independent expenditure. 48 hour timing for independent expenditures applies prior to 20 days before the election.
24H 24 HOUR NOTIFICATION Within 20 days of an election once a PAC or party or other person has made independent expenditures exceeding $1,000 in a race these and future independent expenditures must be reported. Due within 24 hours of the public distribution of the independent expenditure.