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The Federal Election Commission has over 600 documents and publications immediately available for fax transmission 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All you need is a touch tone phone and access to a fax machine.

To use this service, just dial (202) 501-3413 from a touch tone phone or fax machine. A voice will guide you through the instructions. If you do not know a document number, select option 1 to receive a menu of all documents available. You will then be asked for your fax number, and a regular phone number or extension, which serves to identify you as the person who should receive the fax when it arrives.

Listed below is the current menu of documents available when calling FAXLINE at (202) 501-3413. Documents are grouped in the following categories:

Federal Election Commission - Disclosure - Limitations - Public Funding - Compliance - Money in Politics Statistics - Presidential - Forms - Schedules - Regulations (11 CFR Parts 100-201) - Recent Actions on Regulations, Including Explanations and Justifications - Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 Rulemakings - U.S. Code (Title 2) - U.S. Code (Title 18) - U.S. Code (Title 26)- U.S. Code (Title 28) -U. S. Code (Title 36) - U.S. Code (Title 47) -FEC Advisory Opinions

Federal Election Commission

411. Complete Menu of All Material Available (6 pgs)
501. The FEC and the Federal Campaign Finance Law (16 pgs)
502. La Ley Federal relativa al Financiamiento de las Campanas (9 pgs)
503. Federal and State Campaign Finance Laws (5 pgs)
504. Compliance with Laws Outside FEC’s Jurisdiction (6 pgs)
505. Biographies of Commissioners and Officers (4 pgs)
506. Telephone Directory (1 pg)
507. Table of Organization (1 pg)
508. Index for 2004 RECORD Newsletter (12 pgs)
509. Free Publications (3 pgs)
510. Personnel Vacancy Announcements (12 pgs)
511. Freedom of Information Act Requesters' Guide (1 pg)
512. Legal Opportunities at the FEC (16 pgs)
513. 2005 Legislative Recommendations (21 pgs)
514. FAQ on the BCRA and Other New Rules (9 pgs)
515. Citizens Guide (16pgs)

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Disclosure

521. Guide to Researching Public Records (3 pgs)
522. Accessibility of Public Records Office (2 pgs)
523. Federal/State Records Offices (3 pgs)
524. Using FEC Campaign Finance Information (10 pgs)
525. State Computer Access to FEC Data (6 pgs)
526. Direct Access Program (8 pgs)
527. Sale and Use of Campaign Information (4 pgs)
528. Combined Federal/State Disclosure and Election Directory on Disk (1 pg)
529. Selected Political Party Organizations (2 pgs)
530. Internet Access to the FEC (4 pgs)
531. Downloadable Databases via the Internet (7 pgs)
532. Electronic Filing Tool Kit (11 pgs)
533. State Campaign Finance & Lobbying Data on the Internet (8 pgs)
534. Availability of FEC Information (16 pgs)

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Limitations

546. Contributions (12 pgs)
547. Coordinated Party Expenditure Limits (3 pgs)
548. Advances: Contribution Limits and Reporting (2 pgs)
549. Volunteer Activity (3 pgs)
550. Independent Expenditures (4 pgs)
551. Local Party Activity (9 pgs)
552. Corporate Communications/Facilities (6 pgs)
553. Trade Associations (6 pgs)
554. Foreign Nationals (4 pgs)
555. The Biennial Contribution Limit (6 pgs)
556. Personal Use of Campaign Funds (6 pgs)
557. Delegate Activity (6 pgs)
558. Partnerships (12 pgs)
559. Electioneering Communications (6 pgs)

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Public Funding

566. Public Funding of Presidential Elections (7 pgs)
567. The $3 Tax Checkoff (3 pgs)
568. 1993 Changes to Checkoff (2 pgs)
569. Recipients of Public Funding From 1976-1996 (7 pgs)
570. Presidential Fund Income Tax Checkoff Status(3 pgs)
571. Presidential Spending Limits (7 pgs)

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Compliance

581. Candidate Registration (12 pgs)
582. Committee Treasurers (6 pgs)
583. Special Notices on Political Ads and Solicitations (7 pgs)
584. 10 Questions From Candidates (2 pgs)
585. Filing a Complaint (9 pgs)
586. 2005 Reporting Dates (8 pgs)
587. 2006 Congressional Primary Dates (4 pgs)
588. 2005 Special Election Reporting Dates (7 pgs)
589. FEC Regional Conference Schedule (8 pgs)
590. FEC Monthly Roundtables (2 pgs)
591. Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (6 pgs)

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Money in Politics Statistics

601. 1991-92 Political Money (9 pgs)
602. 2004 Year-End PAC Count (3 pgs)
603. 1993-94 Congressional (17 pgs)
604. 1993-94 National Party (12 pgs)
605. 1993-94 PAC Finances (11 pgs)
606. 1995-96 Congressional (17 pgs)
607. 1995-96 National Party (11 pgs)
608. 1995-96 PAC Finances (12 pgs)
609. 1997-98 Congressional (18 pgs)
610. 1997-98 National Party (13 pgs)
611. 1997-98 PAC Finances (13 pgs)
612. 1999-00 Congressional (12 pgs)
613. 1999-00 National Party (12 pgs)
614. 1999-00 PAC Finances (11 pgs)
615. 2001-02 Congressional (12 pgs)
616. 2001-02 National Party (9 pgs)
617. 2001-02 PAC Finances (6 pgs)
618. 2003-04 Congressional (8 pgs)
619. 2003-04 National Party (5 pgs)
620. 2003-04 PAC Finances (15 pgs)
621. 2005-06 Congressional (20 pgs)
622. 2005-06 National Party (10 pgs)

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Presidential

640. 2004 Presidential Primary Dates (7 pgs)
641. 2004 Presidential General Election Results (3 pgs)
644. 2004 Primary Election Matching Funds and Convention Funding (13 pgs)
645. 2004 Presidential Campaign Financial Activity (7 pgs)
646. 2004 General Election Public Funding Eligibility (1pg)
647. 2004 Presidential General Election Ballots (5 pgs)
650. 2000 Presidential Primary Dates (6 pgs)
651. Selected 2000 Campaign Names and Addresses (3 pgs)
652. Selected 2000 Campaign Financial Figures (6 pgs)
653. Blank Presidential Report Summary Pages and Instructions (15 pgs)
654. 2000 Primary Election Matching Funds and Convention Funding Eligibility (22 pgs)
655. General Election Public Funding Eligibility (4 pgs)
656. 2000 Presidential General Election Ballots (4 pgs)
657. 2000 Presidential General Election Results (5 pgs)
660. 1996 Presidential Primary Dates (3 pgs)
661. Selected 1996 Campaign Names and Addresses (3 pgs)
662. Selected 1996 Campaign Financial Figures (3 pgs)
663. 1996 Public Funding Certifications and Payments (9 pgs)
664. 1996 Presidential General Election Ballots (5 pgs)
665. 1996 Presidential General Election Results (5 pgs)
705. The Electoral College (14 pgs)

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Forms

800. Form 1M Notification of Multicandidate Status (4 pgs)
801. Form 1 Statement of Organization (6 pgs)
8011. Form 1 Instructions (3 pgs)
802. Form 2 Statement of Candidacy (2 pgs)
8022. Form 2 Instructions (2 pgs)
803. Form 3 for an Authorized Committee (12 pgs)
8033. Form 3 for Instructions (22 pgs)
804. Form 3X Report for Other Than an Authorized Committee (22 pgs)
8044. Form 3X Instructions (29 pgs)
805. Form 5 Report of Independent Expenditures (4 pgs)
8055. Form 5 Instructions (3 pgs)
806. Form 6 48-Hour Notice of Contributions/Loans Received (2 pgs)
8066. Form 6 Instructions (1 pg)
807. Form 7 Report of Communication Costs (2 pgs)
8077. Form 7 Instructions (2 pg)
808. Form 8 Debt Settlement Plan (4 pgs)
8088. Form 8 Instructions (2 pgs)
809. Form 9 24-Hour Notice of Disbursements/ Obligations for Electioneering Communications (5 pgs)
8099. Form 9 Instructions (3 pgs)
810. Form 10 24-Hour Notice of Expenditure from Candidate’s Personal Funds (2 pgs)
8100. Form 10 Instructions (2 pgs)
811. Form 11 24-Hour Notice of Opposition Personal Funds Amount (2 pgs)
8111. Form 11 Instructions (5 pgs)
812. Form 12 24-Hour Notice of Suspension of Increased Limits (2 pgs)
8122. Form 12 Instructions (2 pgs)
813. Form 13 Report of Donations Accepted for Inaugural Committee (4 pgs)
8133. Form 13 Instructions (2 pgs)
824. Form 4 Report of Receipts and Disbursements for a Committe or Organization Supporting a Nominating Convention (8 pgs)
8244. Form 4 Instructions (13 pgs)

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Schedules

825. Schedule A Itemized Receipts (4 pgs)
8255. Schedule A Instructions (7 pgs)
826. Schedule B Itemized Disbursements (4 pgs)
8266. Schedule B Instructions (4 pgs)
827. Schedule C and C-1 Loans (7 pgs)
8277. Schedule C and C-1 Instructions (12 pgs)
828. Schedule D Debts and Obligations (4 pgs)
8288. Schedule D Instructions (4 pgs)
829. Schedule E Itemized Independent Expenditures (2 pgs)
8299. Schedule E Instructions (2 pgs)
830. Schedule F Itemized Coordinated Expenditures (2 pgs)
8300. Schedule F Instructions (2 pgs)
831. Schedule H1-H6 Allocation (7 pgs)
8311. Schedule H1-H6 Instructions (7 pgs)
832. Schedule L Levin Funds (4 pgs)
8322. Schedule L Instructions (1 pg)

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Regulations (11 CFR Parts 100- 201)


100. Part 100 Scope and Definitions (33 pgs)
1007. Part 100.51 Definition of Contribution (10 pgs)
1008. Part 100.110 Definition of Expenditure (11 pgs)
101. Part 101 Candidate Status and Designations (2 pgs)
102. Part 102 Registration Organization and Recordkeeping by Political Committees (15 pgs)
1021. Part 102.17 Joint Fundraising by Committees Other Than Separate Segregated Funds (3 pgs)
103. Part 103 Campaign Depositories (2 pgs)
104. Part 104 Reports by Political Committees (30 pgs)
1047. Part 104.7 Best Efforts (2 pgs)
1048. Part 104.18 Electronic Filing of Reports (2 pgs)
105. Part 105 Document Filing (2 pgs)
106. Part 106 Allocations of Candidate and Committee Activities (15 pgs)
107. Part 107 Presidential Nominating Convention Registration and Reports (2 pgs)
108. Part 108 Filing Copies of Reports and Statements with State Offices (3 pgs)
109. Part 109 Coordinated and Independent Expenditures (10 pgs)
110. Part 110 Contribution and Expenditure Limitations and Prohibitions (30 pgs)
1101. Part 110.1 Contributions by Persons Other Than Multicandidate Political Committees (7 pgs)
1102. Part 110.2 Contributions by Multicandidate Political Committees (4 pgs)
1103. Part 110.3 Contribution Limitations for Affiliated Committees and Political Party Committees; Transfers (4 pgs)
1104. Part 110.4 Contributions in the Name of Another; Cash Contributions (2 pgs)
1105. Part 110.5 Aggregate Bi-Annual Contribution Limitation for Individuals (1 pg)
1106. Part 110.6 Earmarked Contributions (3 pgs)
1108. Part 110.8 Presidential Candidate Expenditure Limitations (2 pgs)
1109. Part 110.9 Violation of Limitations (2 pgs)
1110. Part 110.10 Expenditures by Candidates (1 pg)
1111. Part 110.11 Communications; Advertising; Disclaimers (4 pgs)
1112. Part 110.12 Candidate Appearances on Public Educational Institution Premises (2 pg)
1113. Part 110.13 Candidate Debates (1 pg)
1114. Part 110.14 Contributions to and Expenditures by Delegates and Delegate Committees (5 pgs)
1116. Part 110.16 Prohibitions on Fraudulent Misrepresentations (1 pg)
1117. Part 110.17 Price Index Increase (2 pgs)
1118. Voting Age Population (1 pg)
1119. Contributions and Donations by Minors (1 pg)
1120. Prohibition on Contributions, Donations, Expenditures, Independent Expenditure, and Disbursements by Foreign Nationals (2 pgs)
111. Part 111 Compliance Procedure (13 pgs)
112. Part 112 Advisory Opinions (3 pgs)
113. Part 113 Excess Campaign Funds and Funds Donated to Support Federal Officeholder Activities (5 pgs)
114. Part 114 Corporate and Labor Organization Activity (26 pgs)
115. Part 115 Federal Contractors (3 pgs)
116. Part 116 Debts Owed by Candidates and Political Committees (9 pgs)
200. Part 200 Petitions for Rulemaking (2 pgs)
201. Part 201 Ex Parte Communications (3 pgs)
300. Part 300 Non-Federal Funds (22 pgs)
400. Part 400 Increased Limits for Candidates Opposing Self-Financed Candidates (9 pgs)

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Recent Actions on Regulations, Including Explanations and Justifications


227. Electronic Filing of Reports by Political Committees (28 pgs)
228. Coordinated and Independent Expenditures by Party Committees (14 pgs)
229. Definition of “Member” of a Membership Organization (39 pgs)
230. Prohibited and Excessive Contributions; “Soft Money” (26 pgs)
231. Recordkeeping and Reporting (20 pgs)
232. Express Advocacy (11 pgs)
233. Qualified Nonprofit Corporations (12 pgs)
234. Electronic Filing of Reports by Presidential Candidates (8 pgs)
235. Public Financing of Presidential Primary and General Election Candidates (39 pgs)
236. Treatment of Limited Liability Companies under the Federal Election Campaign Act (11 pgs)
237. Definition of “Express Advocacy” (8 pgs)
238. Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments (12 pgs)
239. Presidential Debates (18 pgs)
240. Matching Credit Card and Debit Card Contributions in Presidential Campaigns; Documentation (11 pgs)
241. Voting Records and Voter Guides (7 pgs)
242. Party Committee Coordinated Expenditures; Costs of Media Travel With Publicly Financed Presidential Candidates (8 pgs)
243. Reporting by Political Action Committees (8 pgs)
244. Use of the Internet for Campaign Activity (23 pgs)
245. Public Financing of Presidential Primary and General Election Candidates: Audit Procedures, Primary/General “Bright Line” and Vice Presidential Committees (8 pgs)
246. General Public Political Communications Coordinated with Candidates; Independent Expenditures (22 pgs)
247. Administrative Fines (33 pgs)
248. Election Cycle Reporting (15 pgs)
249. Definition of Political Committee (8 pgs)
250. Independent Expenditure Reporting (13 pgs)
251. Brokerage Loans and Lines of Credit (20 pgs)
252. Candidate Debates (43 pgs)
253. Candidate Travel (22 pgs)
254. Mailing Lists (9 pgs)
255. Payroll Deduction Contributions to a Trade Association’s Separate Segregated Fund (27 pgs)
256. Statement of Policy Regarding Disclosure of Closed Enforcement and Related Files (15 pgs)
257. Notice of Availability of a Petition for Rulemaking: To Exempt the Promotion of Political Documentary Films from "Electioneering Communication"
258. Political Party Committees Donating Funds to Certain Tax- Exempt Organizations and Political Organizations (8 pgs)
259. Filing Documents by Priority Mail, Express Mail, and Overnight Delivery Service (3 pgs)
260. Internet Communications (13 pgs)
261. Definition of Federal Election Activity (5 pgs)
262. State, District, and Local Party Committee Payment of Certain Salaries and Wages ( 4 pgs)

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Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 Rulemakings


351. Prohibited and Excessive Contributions; Non-Federal Funds or Soft Money (14 pgs)
352. Reorganization of Regulations on “Contribution” and “Expenditure” (14 pgs)
353. Electioneering Communications (31 pgs)
354. Contribution Limitations and Prohibitions (33 pgs)
355. Disclaimers, Fraudulent Solicitation, Civil Penalties, and Personal Use of Campaign Funds (12 pgs)
356. Coordinated and Independent Expenditures (44 pgs)
357. BCRA Reporting (36 pgs)
358. FCC Database on Electioneering Communications (7 pgs)
359. Leadership PACs (14 pgs)
360. BCRA Technical Amendments (6 pgs)
361. Increased Contribution and Coordinated Party Expenditure Limits for Candidates Opposing Self-Financed Candidates (aka “The Millionaires’ Amendment) (4 pgs)
362. Public Financing of Presidential Candidates, Nominating Conventions (43 pgs)
363. Party Committee Telephone Banks (3 pgs)
364. Multicandidate Committees and Biennial Contribution Limits (4 pgs)

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U.S. Code (Title 2)

431. Section 431 (13 pgs)
432. Section 432 (4 pgs)
433. Section 433 (1 pgs)
434. Section 434 (19 pgs)
437. Section 437 (16 pgs)
4377. Section 437g (9 pgs)
438. Section 438 (5 pgs)
439. Section 439 (3 pgs)
441. Section 441 (32 pgs)
4411. Section 441a (16 pgs)
4412. Section 441b (6 pgs)
4413. Section 441c (2 pgs)
4414. Section 441d (3 pgs)
4415. Section 441e (2 pgs)
4416. Section 441f (1 pg)
4417. Section 441g (1 pg)
4418. Section 441h (1 pg)
4419. Section 441i (6 pgs)
4421. Section 441k (1 pg)
442. Section 442 (2 pgs)
451. Section 451 (1 pg)
452. Section 452 (1 pg)
453. Section 453 (1 pg)
454. Section 454 (1 pg)
455. Section 455 (2 pgs)

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U.S. Code (Title 18)

1801. Chapter 29, Elections and Political Activities (8 pgs)

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U.S. Code (Title 26)

2601. Chapter 95, Presidential Election Campaign Fund (18 pgs)
2602. Chapter 96, Presidential Primary Matching Payment Account (10 pgs)

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U.S. Code (Title 28)

2801. Chapter 136, Fines, Penalties and Forfeitures (3 pgs)

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U.S. Code (Title 36)

3601. Chapter 5, Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies (2 pgs)

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U.S. Code (Title 47)

4701. Chapter 5, Wire or Radio Communication (3 pgs)

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FEC Advisory Opinions

7000. Advisory Opinions Brochure (3 pgs)

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2005 ADVISORY OPINIONS

2501. AO# 2005-01 (9 pgs)
2502. AO# 2005-02 (13 pgs)
2503. AO# 2005-03 (4 pgs)
2504. AO# 2005-04 (4 pgs)
2505. AO# 2005-05 (4 pgs)
2506. AO# 2005-06 (3 pgs)
2507. AO# 2005-07 (6 pgs)
2508. RE: AOR 2005-08 (1 pg)
2509. AO# 2005-09 (4 pgs)
2510. AO# 2005-10 (19 pgs)
2511. AO# 2005-11 (5 pgs)
2512. AO# 2005-12 (3 pgs)
2513. AO# 2005-13 (7 pgs)
2514. AO# 2005-14 (8 pgs)
2515. AO# 2005-15 (5 pgs)
2516. AO# 2005-16 (6 pgs)
2517. AO# 2005-17 (7 pgs)
2518. AO# 2005-18 (6 pgs)
2519. AO# 2005-19 (5 pgs)
2520. AO# 2005-20 (4 pgs)

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1990-2004 ADVISORY OPINIONS

2004 Advisory Opinions 1 through 45 are also available and may be accessed using the prefix “24” followed by the AO number, i.e., the document number for AO #2004-01 is 2401.

2003 Advisory Opinions 1 through 40 are also available and may be accessed using the prefix “23” followed by the AO number, i.e., the document number for AO #2003-01 is 2301.

2002 Advisory Opinions 1 through 15 are also available and may be accessed using the prefix “22” followed by the AO number, i.e., the document number for AO #2002-01 is 2201.

2001 Advisory Opinions 1 through 20 are also available and may be accessed using the prefix “21” followed by the AO number, i.e., the document number for AO #2001-01 is 2101.

2000 Advisory Opinions 1 through 40 are also available and may be accessed using the prefix “20” followed by the AO number, i.e., the document number for AO #2000-01 is 2001.

1999 Advisory Opinions 1 through 40 are also available and may be accessed using the prefix “99” followed by the AO number, i.e., the document number for AO #1999-01 is 9901.

1998 Advisory Opinions 1 through 27 may be accessed using the prefix “98” followed by the AO number.

1997 Advisory Opinions 1 through 29 may be accessed using the prefix “97” followed by the AO number.

1996 Advisory Opinions 1 through 52 may be accessed using the prefix “96” followed by the AO number.

1995 Advisory Opinions 1 through 49 may be accessed using the prefix “95” followed by the AO number.

1994 Advisory Opinions 1 through 40 may be accessed by using the prefix “94” followed by the AO number.

1993 Advisory Opinions 1 through 25 may be accessed by using the prefix “93” followed by the AO number.

1992 Advisory Opinions 1 through 44 may be accessed by using the prefix “92” followed by the AO number.

1991 Advisory Opinions 1 through 40 may be accessed by using the prefix “91” followed by AO number.

1990 Advisory Opinions 1 through 40 may be accessed by using the prefix “90” followed by the AO number.

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Updated 2/06

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