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Seminar Agenda

FEC Seminar on Federal Campaign Finance Law
for Nonconnected Political Action Committees

Agenda

May 14, 2008
FEC Headquarters, Washington, DC


NOTE: Seminar is sold out. Please e-mail Conferences@fec.gov to be placed on waiting list

Click here for a printable seminar brochure and agenda [PDF]

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

8:00 - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 - 9:15 AM Welcome
9:15 - 10:30 AM

Basics of the Law

  • Organization of committee
  • Contributions and expenditures
  • Filing information
  • Disclaimers
10:30 - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 - 12:15 PM

Breakout Workshops: Choose the Option that Applies to the Organization you are representing

Option 1A: FEC Rules for Partnerships and Other Nonconnected PACs

  • Fundraising
  • Lobbyist bundling - new provisions
  • Use of resources and facilities to support candidates
 

Option 1B: FEC Rules for Leadership PACs

  • Fundraising
  • Travel - new provisions
  • Lobbyist bundling - new provisions
12:15 - 1:30 PM Lunch Break

Attendees go out to eat lunch on their own. A list of eateries will be provided.

1:30 - 3:00 PM

Breakout Workshops: Choose One Option

Option 2A: FEC Reporting

  • Tricky reporting issues
  • Rules for reporting allocated expenditures between federal/nonfederal accounts
 

Option 2B: Best Practices

  • Internal controls
  • Organization
  • Recordkeeping
3:00 - 4:00 PM

Reception

A chance to meet with FEC Commissioners and staff from the Information Division, Reports Analysis Division, Electronic Filing Office and Congressional Affairs Office.