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Removal of Aggregate Biennial Contribution Limits Made Final
(Posted 12/31/2014; By Dorothy Yeager)

On December 24, 2014, the Commission announced that the interim rules removing the aggregate biennial contribution limits formerly found at 11 CFR 110.5 are now final rules. (79 Fed. Reg. 77373). Read more...

Commission Publishes Technical Corrections to CFR
(Posted 12/29/2014; By Alex Knott)

The Commission has published in the Federal Register a series of technical changes to various sections of Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). 79 Fed. Reg. 77841 (December 29, 2014). The changes correct typographical and technical errors, and update references to the United States Code to reflect the recent transfer of the Federal Election Campaign Act from Title 2 to Title 52. Read more...

Commission Declines to Initiate Rulemaking to Amend Federal Office Definition 
(Posted 12/23/2014; By Alex Knott)

On December 11, 2014, the Commission announced its decision not to initiate a rulemaking to revise the definition of “federal office” in 11 CFR 100.4 to include delegates to a constitutional convention. Read more...

Petition for Rulemaking on Candidate Debates
(Posted 11/18/2014; By Alex Knott)

On November 14, 2014, the Commission published a Notice of Availability seeking public comments on a Petition for Rulemaking from Level the Playing Field. The petition requests that the agency amend its regulations on candidate debates to revise the criteria governing the inclusion of candidates in presidential and vice presidential debates. Read more...

Final Rules on Independent Expenditures and Electioneering Communications by Corporations and Labor Organizations
(Posted 10/23/2014; By Zainab Smith)

On October 9, 2014, the Commission approved final rules that permit corporations and labor organizations to finance independent expenditures and electioneering communications. The rules were promulgated in response to a Petition for Rulemaking filed by the James Madison Center for Free Speech petitioning the Commission to revise its regulations in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC, 558 U.S. 310 (2010), which invalidated the ban on corporate independent expenditures and electioneering communications. Read more...









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