Commission Adjusts Civil Penalties for 2017
The Commission has published its updated civil penalty amounts for 2017, pursuant to a federal law that requires federal agencies to adjust civil penalties for inflation each year, beginning in 2017. The updated amounts were published in the Federal Register on February 2. Read more...
Commission Publishes Technical Corrections to CFR
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). Read more...
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Technological Modernization
On November 2, 2016, the Commission published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Technological Modernization in the Federal Register (81 Fed. Reg. 76416). The NPRM proposes revisions to over 100 FEC regulations to reflect technological advances and their impact on the financing of campaigns for federal office. The Commission requests public comment on the proposed revisions. Comments must be submitted in writing on or before December 2, 2016. Read more...
Commission Seeks Comments on Internet Disclaimer Notices
On October 18, 2016, the Commission published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on Internet Communication Disclaimers. The Commission will hold a hearing on these issues on February 1, 2017. Comments and/or requests to testify at the hearing must be received on or before December 19, 2016. Read more...
Commission Seeks Comment on Petition for Rulemaking on Activities of State,
District and Local Political Party Committees
On October 7, 2016, the Commission published a Notice of Availability seeking comment on whether it should revise existing rules that require state, district and local party committees to use federal funds to pay for certain activities. Read more...
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