2014 Edition of 11 CFR Now Available
Printed copies of the 2014 edition of Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) are now available from the Commission. Read more...
Commission Approves Technical Corrections to CFR
The Commission has approved and published in the Federal Register a series of technical corrections to various provisions in Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). 79 Fed. Reg. 16661 (March 26, 2014). The changes, which took effect upon publication, consist of technical edits and corrections to typographical errors. Read more...
Commission Seeks Comment on Technical Corrections to CFR
The Commission seeks public comment on draft final rules that make technical corrections to various provisions in Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The changes consist of technical edits and corrections to typographical errors. Read more...
Comment Sought on Disclosure of Independent Expenditures in
The Commission is asking for public comment on three alternative drafts of an interpretive rule designed to clarify how and when political committees report independent expenditures for presidential primary elections that do not reference or target a particular state. Though the drafts are similar in some respects, the specific reporting methods and triggers for 24- and 48-hour independent expenditure reports differ. Read more...
New Law Authorizes Administrative Fines Extension and Expansion
On January 13, 2014, the Commission approved final rules to extend through 2018 the agency’s Administrative Fines Program (AFP) for late filing and failure to file FEC reports. The rules implement legislation enacted on December 26, 2013, that gave the Commission authority to extend the program and to expand it to cover certain reports not previously subject to administrative fines. Read more...
Final Interpretive Rule Regarding Date of Nominations for New York
Special Primary Elections
On December 5, 2013, the Commission approved a final interpretive rule to clarify that, for purposes of the FECA, the date of a special primary election under New York state law is the date on which the political party committee votes to nominate the party’s candidate for the special election, and not the date on which the certification of that vote is filed. Read more...
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