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Administrative Fine Program

Beginning with the July 15, 2000, quarterly reports, the Commission implemented this new program to assess civil money penalties (or fines) for violations involving:

The Administrative Fine program is based on amendments to the Federal Election Campaign Act (the Act) that permit the FEC to impose fines, calculated using published schedules, for violations of reporting requirements that relate to the reporting periods that end on or before December 31, 2013. Committee treasurers may be liable for fines if reports are not filed or not filed on time.

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