Pending Advisory Opinion Requests as of June 30, 2015
(Posted 07/01/2015; By Dorothy Yeager)
Advisory Opinion Requests (AORs) pending before the Commission as of the end of the month are listed below. Procedures for commenting on pending AORs are described here. Read more...
AO 2015-01: Green-Rainbow Party Qualifies as State Party
(Posted 06/22/2015; By Jonella Culmer)
The Green-Rainbow Party (GRP) satisfies the criteria for state party committee status. Read more...
Pending Advisory Opinion Requests as of May 31, 2015
(Posted 06/01/2015; By Alex Knott)
Advisory Opinion Requests (AORs) pending before the Commission as
of the end of the month are listed below. Procedures for commenting on pending
AORs are described here. Read more...
AO 2014-20: Nonconnected PAC May Accept Uncompensated Services
from Foreign National Volunteers
(Posted 03/25/2015; By Myles Martin)
A nonconnected political action committee (PAC) may accept uncompensated
volunteer services from foreign nationals, including developing website code and
other intellectual property for the PAC’s use. Although foreign nationals are
prohibited from making contributions to political committees, uncompensated
volunteer activity is generally exempt from the definition of contribution. As a
result, the PAC may accept the proposed foreign national volunteer
assistance. Read more...
AO 2014-21: Disaffiliation of Two SSFs
(Posted 02/23/2015; By Myles Martin)
Cambia Health Solutions, Inc. PAC is no longer affiliated with
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association PAC because the relationship between the
organizations has changed. As a result, the two separate segregated funds (SSFs)
no longer share limits on the contributions they receive or make. Read more...
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