Week of July 25 – 29
No Commission Executive Sessions or Open Meetings were scheduled this week.
AOR 2011-14 (Utah Bankers Association). On July 25, the Commission made public a Supplement to Advisory Opinion Request 2011-14. The requestor asks whether its separate segregated fund may set up a website and an email list that would ask individuals to contribute directly to particular Federal candidates.
Advisory Opinions and Requests are available through the Advisory Opinions search page in the Law and Regulations section of the Commission website.
The Commission made public one closed case.
For information regarding each of the above matters, see the case documents in the Enforcement Query System.
The Commission made public one campaign finance enforcement matter that was resolved through its Administrative Fines (AF) program.
AF 2267 – Alaska Republican Party and Glenn W. Clary, in his official capacity as treasurer. The Commission made a final determination and assessed a civil penalty of $11,000.
For more information, see the case documents in the Enforcement Query System.
FEC v. Kazran (No. 3:10-cv-1155-J-RBD-JRK). On July 29, the Commission filed an Opposition to Defendant Sam Kazran's Request for Leave to Join Additional Parties in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
On July 26, Chair Cynthia L. Bauerly spoke at a meeting of the National Association of Business Political Action Committees and answered questions on recent developments at the Commission.
On July 25, Chair Bauerly participated in a brown bag luncheon with Campaign Legal Center's summer interns about public interest careers and the Commission.
This week, the Commission replaced its monthly newsletter, the Record, with an online version that offers readers more timely and convenient access to information about the Commission and the law it administers. Readers who prefer a printed monthly can download a print-friendly compilation of articles at the end of each month.
UPCOMING COMMISSION MEETINGS
August 2: The Commission is scheduled to hold an Executive Session.
August 4: The Commission is scheduled to hold an Open Session. When the Commission releases an agenda, it will be available on Commission Meetings page of the Commission website.
UPCOMING REPORTING DUE DATES
July 31: Midyear reports are due. For more information on semiannual reporting dates, refer to the Semiannual Reporting page of the Commission website.
September 7-8, Minneapolis, MN – Regional Conference for House and Senate Campaigns, Party Committees and Corporate/Labor/Trade PACs. Registration information and schedule are on the 2011 Conference Schedule page of the Commission website.
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