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For Immediate Release
Contact:
Judith Ingram
February 5, 2016   Christian Hilland
    Julia Queen
     
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Weekly Digest
Week of February 1 – 5

COMMISSION MEETINGS AND HEARINGS

No Commission open meetings or executive sessions were scheduled this week.

ADVISORY OPINIONS

Extension of Time Received

Advisory Opinion Request 2015-14 (Hillary for America II). On January 27, the Commission received an Extension of Time until February 16 on Advisory Opinion Request 2015-14. Hillary for America asks whether it would receive a prohibited corporate contribution if a summer student intern for the campaign accepts credit for the internship or a stipend from her university, a 501(c)(3) corporation.

ENFORCEMENT

The Commission made public one closed case, as follows. For more information, see the case documents in the Enforcement Query System.

MUR 6965
COMPLAINANT: FEC-Initiated
RESPONDENTS: Warriors for Liberty and Kieran Lalor, in his official capacity as treasurer
SUBJECT: In the normal course of exercising its supervisory responsibilities, the Commission initiated proceedings to determine whether Warriors for Liberty and Lalor, in his official capacity as treasurer (the Committee), failed to accurately disclose receipts, disbursements and debts on its original 2013 Year-End Report.
DISPOSITION: The Commission entered into a conciliation agreement providing for the Committee to pay a civil penalty of $7,150.

OUTREACH

On February 5, Commissioner Ann M. Ravel was the keynote speaker at Stanford Law Review's 2016 symposium on the law of democracy in Stanford, California.

UPCOMING COMMISSION MEETINGS AND HEARINGS

February 11: The Commission is scheduled to hold an open meeting.

February 23: The Commission is scheduled to hold an executive session.

Meeting dates are subject to change. Please contact the Press Office the week of the scheduled meeting for confirmation.

UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

February 24: Webinar for Political Party Committees. Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.

UPCOMING REPORTING DUE DATES

February 20: February Monthly Reports are due. For more information on monthly reporting dates, refer to the 2016 Monthly Reporting page of the Commission website.

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH MATERIALS

Additional research materials about the agency, campaign finance information, and election results are available through the Library section of the Commission website.

 

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