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E&J Citation Index
General Regulations: Part 100, Subpart A (100.1 - 100.8)

The Citation Index lists numerically, then chronologically, all regulations that have a written Explanation and Justification (E&J).

For each regulation listed, the index provides the subject and the year the rule took effect. (For notices prior to April 2005, the page number in the Paper Version of the Compilation is also included.) Be aware that a citation may cover different subjects over the years. The conversion tables trace the periodic reorganization and renumbering of regulations. The Appendix lists previous citations for any current regulation that has been renumbered. Users of this Compilation are referred to the Appendix by an asterisk next to the subject category in this index. If the E&J simply explains an amendment to the regulation, but not a change in Commission policy or citation, only the year and the page are given for the E&J. To locate a particular E&J for a regulation, simply look up the citation, then match up the subject and year, and click on the Year/Link listed.

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Part 100: Scope and Definitions

 

Part 100: Scope and Definitions
Subpart A: General Definitions (100.1 - 100.8)

Citation

Subject

Year/
Link

Paper
Version
Page

100.1

-

Scope

1975

23

-

-

-

1977

41

-

-

-

1980

123

- - -
-

100.2

-

Candidate

1975

23

-

-

-

1977

41

-

-

* Election

1980

123

- - -
-
- (c)(1) Primary election
-
- (f) Special election
-

100.3

-

Commission

1975

23

-

-

-

1977

42

-

-

* Candidate

1980

123

-

(a)(1)

Threshold for becoming candidate

1980

123

-

(a)(2)

Consent to allow raising of threshold amount

1980

123

-

(a)(3)

Disavowal of candidacy

1980

123

-

(a)(4)

Aggregating of contributions

1980

123

-

(b)

Election cycle defined

1980

123

-

-

-

2001

594

100.4

-

Contribution

1975

23

-

-

-

1977

42

-

-

* Federal office

1980

123

-

(b)(16)

Debates

1979

107

-

-

-

1980

119

100.5

-

Earmarking

1975

24

-

-

Support

1977

42

-

-

* Political committee

1980

123

-

-

-

1980

145

-

-

-

1987

270

-

-

-

1989

284

-

-

-

1996

484

-

-

-

2003

882

-

(a)

Threshold

1980

123

-

(b)

Separate segregated fund

1980

123

-

(c)

Local party committee

1980

123

-

-

-

2002

745

-

(d)

When principal campaign committee becomes a political committee

1980

123

-

(e)

Examples of political committees

1980

123

-

-

-

1987

270

-

-

-

1996

484

- - -
-

-

(e)(3)(i)

Multicandidate committee

1996

484

-

(e)(5)

Delegate committee

1980

145

-

-

-

1987

270

- (e)(6) Leadership PAC
-
- (e)(7) Lobbyist/Registrant PAC
-

-

(f)

Authorized or unauthorized committee

1980

123

-

(g)

Affiliated committee

1980

123

-

-

-

1989

284

-

-

-

2003

885

-

(g)(5)

Relationship between authorized committee and Leadership PAC

2003

885

100.6

-

Election

1975

24

-

-

-

1977

42

-

-

Connected organization

1980

123

-

(a)

* Connected organization

1980

123

-

(b)

Members of association

1980

123

-

(c)

Financial support

1980

123

100.7

-

Expenditure

1975

25

-

-

-

1977

43

-

-

Contribution

1980

124

-

-

-

1983

175

-

-

-

1985

219

-

-

-

1987

246

-

-

-

1990

299

-

-

-

1992

339

-

-

-

1992

342

-

-

-

1996

490

-

-

-

1996

504

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(a)(1)

* What is a contribution

1980

124

-

-

-

1983

175

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(a)(1)(i)(A)

* Loan exceeding contribution limitations

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(a)(1)(i)(B)

* Loan as contribution

1980

124

-

-

-

1980

135

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(a)(1)(i)(C)

* Contribution by endorser or guarantor of loans

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(a)(1)(i)(D)

* Value of collateral for campaign loan

1983

175

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(a)(1)(i)(E)

* Repayment of loan

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(a)(1)(ii)

* Money

1980

124

-

-

-

1980

135

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(a)(1)(iii)(A)

* Anything of value

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(a)(1)(iii)(B)

* Usual and normal charge

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(a)(2)

* Amount paid to fundraiser

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(a)(3)

* Payment of compensation

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(a)(4)

* Extension of credit

1980

124

-

-

-

1990

299

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)

* Exemptions from definition of contribution

1980

124

-

-

-

1983

175

-

-

-

1985

219

-

-

-

1992

339

-

-

-

1992

342

-

-

-

1996

490

-

-

-

1996

504

-

-

-

2002

621

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(1)

* Testing the waters exception

1980

124

-

-

-

1985

219

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(1)(ii)(A)

* Use of public political advertising

1985

220

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(1)(ii)(B)

* Raising funds in excess of expectations

1985

220

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(1)(ii)(C)

* Statements referring to individual as candidate

1985

220

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(1)(ii)(D)

* Activities conducted by individual

1985

220

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(1)(ii)(E)

* Action taken to qualify for ballot under state law

1985

220

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(2)

* Cost of news story

1980

124

-

-

-

1996

504

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(3)

* Volunteer services

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(4)

* Residential premises

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(5)

* Use of church or community room

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(7)

* Vendor sales

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(8)

* Unreimbursed payment for travel expenses

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(9)

* Payment by state or local committees for slate card

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(10)

* Payments by corporation

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(11)

* Loans made in ordinary course of business

1980

124

-

-

-

1983

175

-

-

-

1992

342

-

-

-

2002

621

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(11)(i)

* Assurance of repayment

1992

342

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(11)(i)(A)

* Traditional collateral

1992

343

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(11)(i)(A)(1)

* Collateral sources

1992

343

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(11)(i)(B)

* Anticipated future receipts

1992

343

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(11)(i)(B)(2)

* Expectation of receipt

1992

343

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(11)(i)(B)(3)

* Separate account for pledged funds

1992

344

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(11)(i)(B)(4)

* Loan repayment

1992

344

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(11)(ii)

* Commission consideration of other approaches

1992

344

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(12)

* Building fund

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(13)

* Legal and accounting services to political committee

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

678

-

(b)(14)

* Legal and accounting services to authorized committee

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(15)

* Payments by State or local committees for campaign materials

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(15)(i)

* Public communications

1980

124

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(15)(iii)

* Designated contribution

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(15)(iv)

* Payments for travel and materials for volunteers

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(15)(v)

* Reporting of payments

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(15)(vi)

* Payments by a State candidate

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(15)(vii)

* Campaign materials purchased by national party

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(16)

* Payment by candidate for costs of campaign materials

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(17)

* Payment by State or local committee for voter registration activities

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(17)(i)

* Public communications about Presidential campaign

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(17)(iii)

* Payment not made from designated contributions

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(17)(v)

* Phone banks

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(17)(vii)

* Payments donated by national committee to State and local party

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(18)

Nonpartisan public candidate debate, expenditure for

1979

107

-

-

-

1980

119

-

-

* Payment made for ballot access

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(19)

Payment of honorarium

1980

125

-

-

Section deleted

1992

339

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(20)

* Payment in connection with recount

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(21)

* Candidate debate

1996

490

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(22)

* Brokerage loans and lines of credit

2002

621

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(c)

* Contributions by spouse

1980

125

-

-

-

1980

135

-

-

-

1987

246

- - Removed and reserved

2002

679

100.8

-

Federal office

1975

25

-

-

-

1977

44

-

-

* Expenditure

1980

125

-

-

-

1983

175

-

-

-

1985

219

-

-

-

1992

344

-

-

-

1993

375

-

-

-

1995

438

-

-

-

1996

490

-

-

-

1996

504

-

-

-

1999

535

-

-

-

2002

623

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(a)

* Expenditure inclusions

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(a)(1)

* Anything of value

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(a)(1)(i)

* Payment

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(a)(1)(ii)

* Not a payment

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(a)(1)(iii)

* Money

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(a)(1)(iv)(A)

* Anything of value

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(a)(1)(iv)(B)

* Usual and normal charge

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(a)(2)

* Written contract

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(a)(3)

* Independent expenditure

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)

* Exemptions from definition

1980

125

-

-

-

1983

175

-

-

-

1985

219

-

-

-

1992

344

-

-

-

1993

375

-

-

-

1995

438

-

-

-

1996

490

-

-

-

1996

504

-

-

-

1999

535

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(1)

* Testing the waters exceptions

1980

125

-

-

-

1985

219

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(1)(ii)(A)

* Use of public political advertising

1985

220

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(1)(ii)(B)

* Raising funds in excess of expectation of need

1985

220

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(1)(ii)(C)

* Statements referring to individual as candidate

1985

220

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(1)(ii)(D)

* Activity conducted by individual

1985

220

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(1)(ii)(E)

* Action taken to qualify for ballot under State law

1985

220

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(2)

* Cost of news story

1980

125

-

-

-

1996

504

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(3)

* Voter drive activity

1980

125

-

-

-

1996

490

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)

* Cost of communication by membership organization or corporation

1980

125

-

-

-

1993

375

-

-

-

1999

535

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(i)

* Labor organization

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(ii)

* Stockholder

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iii)

* Executive or administrative personnel

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iii)(A)

* Inclusions in definition of executive and administrative

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iii)(B)

* Exclusions from definition of executive and administrative

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iii)(C)

* Individuals on commission

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iii)(D)

* Determining responsibilities of individual

1980

125

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)

* Members

1980

126

-

-

-

1993

375

-

-

-

1999

536

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(A)

Membership association

1993

375

-

-

* Definition of membership organization

1999

536

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(A)(1)

* Composed of members

1999

536

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(A)(2)

* Expressly states qualifications for membership

1999

536

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(A)(3)

* Makes formal documents available

1999

536

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(A)(4)

* Expressly solicits prospective members

1999

536

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(A)(5)

* Expressly acknowledges acceptance of membership

1999

536

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(A)(6)

* Not organized to influence federal election

1999

537

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(B)

* Definition of member

1993

375

-

-

-

1999

537

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(B)(1)

* Investment or ownership stake

1993

375

-

-

-

1999

537

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(B)(2)

* Dues and voting rights

1993

375

-

-

Payment of annual dues

1999

537

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(B)(3)

* Significant voting rights

1993

376

-

-

-

1999

537

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(C)

* Special cases

1993

376

-

-

-

1999

537

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(D)

* Members of local union

1993

377

-

-

-

1999

537

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(E)

* Multi-tiered organizations

1999

538

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(iv)(F)

* Inapplicability of State law

1999

538

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(v)

* Election

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(vi)

* Corporation

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(4)(vii)

* Aggregate costs of communication reported

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(5)

* Use of individual's property

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(6)

* Use of church or community room

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(7)

* Costs of invitations, food and beverage

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(8)

* Vendor sales

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(9)

* Unreimbursed payment for travel expenses

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(10)

* Payment by State or local party for slate card

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(11)

* Payments by corporate/labor organizations

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(12)

* Loans made in ordinary course of business

1980

126

-

-

-

1983

175

-

-

-

1992

344

-

-

-

2002

623

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(13)

* Advance to party committee

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(14)

* Legal and accounting services for party committee

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(15)

* Legal and accounting services for authorized committee

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(16)

* Payment by State or local party for campaign materials

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(16)(i)

* Payment not for public communication

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(16)(ii)

* Payment source

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(16)(iii)

* Payment not from designated contribution

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(16)(iv)

* Distribution of materials

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(16)(v)

* Reporting of payments

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(16)(vi)

* Payment by State candidate

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(17)

* Payment by candidate for campaign materials

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(18)

* Payment by State or local party for voter activity

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(18)(i)

* Public communication

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(18)(ii)

* Source of allocable payments

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(18)(iii)

* Payment not from designated contributions

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(18)(iv)

* References to candidates included

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(18)(v)

* Phone banks

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(18)(vi)

* Payments for voter activities made by political committee

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(19)

* Transfers between party committees

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(20)

* Recounts

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(21)

* Determination of fundraising exemption

1980

126

-

-

-

1991

323

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(21)(i)

* Cost incurred by candidate certified to receive funds

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(21)(ii)

* Costs connected with solicitation

1980

126

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(22)

* Payments from personal funds of candidate

1980

126

-

-

-

1995

438

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(23)

* Candidate debates

1996

490

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(b)(24)

* Brokerage loans and lines of credit

2002

624

-

-

Removed and reserved

2002

679

-

(c)

* Expenditures by individual

1980

126

-

-

-

1987

246

- - Removed and reserved
679

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