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...
Petition for Rulemaking on Party Accounts and Convention Committees
On October 7, 2016, the Commission published a Notice of Availability seeking public comments on a petition for rulemaking on national party committee accounts and convention committees. Read more...
Commission Issues Interim Final Rules Adjusting Civil Penalties for
On June 24, 2016, the Commission published a notice of Interim Final Rules to adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties established under the federal campaign finance statutes administered by the Commission. The interim final rules, required in order to comply with a 2015 statute affecting federal government agencies, take effect on August 1, 2016. Read more...
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