Week of July 29 – August 2
COMMISSION MEETINGS AND HEARINGS
No Commission open meetings or executive sessions were scheduled this week.
The Commission made public one closed case, as follows. For more information, see the case documents in the Enforcement Query System.
McCutcheon, et al. v. FEC (Case 12-536). On July 24, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law and Americans for Campaign Reform filed Amici Curiae Briefs in Support of the Commission in the United States Supreme Court. On July 25, Representatives Chris Van Hollen and David Price, Professor Lawrence Lessig, Democratic Members of the United States House of Representatives, Communications Workers of America, Greenpeace, NAACP, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers, Main Street Alliance, Ourtime.org, People for the American Way Foundation, Rock the Vote, U.S. PIRG, Working Families Organization and Demos, Campaign Legal Center, AARP, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Common Cause, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, The League of Women Voters of the United States, Progressives United, Public Campaign, and National Education Association, et al. also filed Amici Curiae Briefs in Support of the Commission.
Nader v. FEC (Case 12-5134). On August 2, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its Opinion vacating the judgment of the district court and remanding the case with instructions to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction.
Appeals Court Issues Opinion in Nader v. FEC (issued August 2)
CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS
July 31: Mid-Year reports were due. For more information on semi-annual reporting dates, refer to the Semi-annual Reporting page of the Commission website.
UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
August 20-21, Austin, Texas, Regional Conference for House & Senate Campaigns, Political Party Committees and Corporate/Trade/Labor PACs. Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.
October 23-24, San Francisco, California, Regional Conference for House & Senate Campaigns, Political Party Committees and Corporate/Trade/Labor PACs. Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.
UPCOMING REPORTING DUE DATES
August 20: August Monthly Reports are due. For information on monthly reporting dates, refer to the 2013 Monthly Reporting page of the Commission website.
The Official 2012 Presidential General Election Results are available in the Library section of the website. This listing was compiled from the official election results published by state election offices.
An index to the Record news articles published in 2013 is available on the Commission website. The Record news page is available in the Publications section of the Commission website. Sign up to receive email notification when new articles are posted.
The FEC Annual Reports from 1975-2006 are now available on the website. Beginning in 2007, the Commission consolidated its Annual Report with its Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) to provide a single account of the agency's activities for each fiscal year.
Instructional videos are available on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/FECTube?feature=watch. These videos are also available on the Commission's E-Learning resources page at http://www.fec.gov/info/elearning.shtml.