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For Immediate Release


Bob Biersack

October 9 , 2007

George Smaragdis

Michelle Ryan


FEC to Meet on October 11 to Consider Five Advisory Opinion Requests

The Federal Election Commission (FEC/ the Commission) will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 11, 2007, to consider:

  • An Advisory Opinion Request (AOR) from GMAC LLC regarding the payment of costs to administer the separate segregated fund (i.e., PAC) of an incorporated subsidiary by a limited liability company treated as a partnership;
  • An AOR from the American Kennel Club, Inc., regarding the affiliation of entities in a multi-tier membership organization for purposes of soliciting contributions to the American Kennel Club’s PAC;
  • An AOR from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee regarding signature requirements for contributions in the form of physical checks generated through online banking services;
  • An AOR from Rangel for Congress and the National Leadership PAC regarding the use of funds from an authorized campaign committee, or, alternatively, from a Leadership PAC, for donation of a portrait of an officeholder to the U.S. House of Representatives;
  • An AOR from Congressman Rush Holt regarding a federal candidate serving as the honorary chairman of the campaigns of publicly-financed State candidates.

Agenda Documents for the meeting are available here:

The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the 9th floor hearing room at the Commission’s offices at 999 E Street, N.W. in Washington.

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an independent regulatory agency that administers and enforces federal campaign finance laws. The FEC has jurisdiction over the financing of campaigns for the U.S. House, the U.S. Senate, the Presidency and the Vice Presidency. Established in 1975, the FEC is composed of six Commissioners who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.