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E&J Citation Index
General Regulations: Part 110 (110.1 - 110.7)

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Part 110: Contribution and Expenditure Limitations and Prohibitions

 

Part 110: Contribution and Expenditure Limitations and Prohibitions
(Sections 110.1 - 110.7)

Citation

Subject

Year/
Link

Paper
Version
Page

110.1

-

Verification

1975

32

-

-

Contributions by persons

1977

55

-

-

-

1980

136

-

-

-

1987

238

-

-

-

1989

284

-

-

-

1991

326

-

-

-

1999

546

-

-

-

2002

644

-

-

-

2003

711

-

-

-

2003

795

-

-

-

2003

807

-

-

-

2003

872

-

-

-

2005

925

- - -
-
- - -
-
- - -
-
- - -
-

-

(a)

Scope

1987

239

-

-

-

2003

711

-

-

-

2005

925

- - -
-
- - -
-

-

(b)

Contributions to candidates; designations and redesignations

1987

239

-

-

-

2003

711

- - -
-
- - -
-
- - -
-

-

(b)(1)

* Contribution limitations

1987

239

-

-

-

2003

711

- - -
-
- - -
-
- - -
-

-

(b)(1)(i)

Indexing provision

2003

711

-

(b)(1)(ii)

Time period to be in effect

2003

711

-

(b)(1)(iii)

Publication of adjusted limit

2003

711

-

(b)(2)

* "With respect to any election"

1987

239

-

(b)(2)(i)

Designated contributions

1987

239

-

(b)(2)(ii)

Undesignated contributions

1987

239

-

(b)(3)

Contributions after election

1987

239

-

-

-

2003

807

-

(b)(3)(i)

Handling of post-election contributions

1987

239

-

(b)(3)(ii)

Determination of net debts

1987

240

-

(b)(3)(ii)(C)

Exclusion of amount of candidate loans exceeding $250,000

2003

807

- - -
-

-

(b)(3)(iii)

Adjustment of net debt figure

1987

240

-

-

-

2003

711

-

(b)(3)(iv)

Payment of primary election debts

1987

240

-

(b)(4)

* Written designations of contributions

1987

240

-

(b)(5)

Request for written redesignation

1987

241

- - Interpretive Rule: Electronic Contributor Redesignations
-

-

(b)(5)(ii)

Procedures for making redesignations

1987

241

-

-

-

2003

712

-

(b)(5)(ii)(A)

Existing redesignation rule

2003

712

-

(b)(5)(ii)(B)

Redesignation of certain excessive primary contributions by presumption

2003

712

-

(b)(5)(ii)(B)(5)

Content of redesignation notification

2003

713

-

(b)(5)(ii)(B)(6)

Timing of redesignation notification

2003

713

-

(b)(5)(ii)(C)

Redesignation of certain excessive general election contributions by presumption

2003

713

-

(b)(5)(iii)

Limitations on redesignations

1987

241

-

(b)(6)

Time of making contribution

1987

241

-

(c)

* Contributions to political party committees

1987

242

-

-

-

2003

714

-

-

-

2003

872

- - -
-
- - -
-
- - -
-

-

(c)(5)

Contributions to state party committee

2002

645

-

(d)

* Contributions to other political committees

1987

242

-

(e)

Contributions by partnerships

1987

242

-

(f)

Contributions to candidates for more than one Federal office

1987

243

-

-

-

1989

284

-

-

-

2003

872

-

(f)(3)

Transfers between campaigns

1989

284

-

(g)

Contributions to retire pre-1975 debts

1987

243

-

-

Section repealed

1995

475

-

-

Contributions by limited liability companies

1999

547

-

(g)(1)

Definition

1999

547

-

(g)(2)

Treatment as partnerships

1999

547

-

(g)(3)

Treatment as corporations

1999

548

-

(g)(4)

Contributions by single member LLCs

1999

548

-

(g)(5)

Information provided to recipient committees

1999

548

-

(h)

Contributions to committees supporting the same candidate

1987

243

-

(i)

Contributions by family

1980

136

-

-

-

1987

243

-

-

* Contributions by spouses

2003

714

-

(i)(1)

* Contribution by spouse

1980

136

-

-

-

1987

243

-

-

-

2003

714

-

(i)(2)

* Contributions by minors

1980

136

-

-

-

1987

243

-

-

-

2003

714

-

(j)

Application of limitations to elections

1987

243

-

(j)(1)

Limitations applying to election

1987

243

-

(j)(2)

Election with unopposed candidate

1987

243

-

(j)(3)

Elections not held because candidate received majority of votes in a previous election

1987

243

-

(j)(4)

Nominee selected by caucus or convention

1987

243

-

(k)

Reattribution of contributions

1987

243

-

(k)(1)

Joint signature

1987

244

-

(k)(2)

Attribution of contributions between joint contributors

1987

244

-

(k)(3)

Request for written reattributions

1987

244

-

(k)(3)(ii)

Time period for attribution

1987

244

-

-

-

2003

714

-

(k)(3)(ii)(A)

Existing reattribution rule

2003

715

-

-

-

2003

751

-

(k)(3)(ii)(B)

Presumption of a reattribution

2003

715

-

-

-

2003

751

-

(l)

Supporting evidence

1987

244

-

-

-

1991

326

-

-

-

2003

716

-

(l)(4)

Supportive evidence of presumptive action

2003

716

-

(l)(5)

Retention of records required

2003

716

-

(m)

Application of limits to delegates and delegate committees

1987

270

-

(n)

* Application of limits to committees that make independent expenditures

2003

795

110.2

-

Preservation of records

1975

32

-

-

Contributions by multicandidate committees

1977

55

-

-

-

1987

245

-

-

-

1993

386

-

-

-

2003

717

-

-

-

2003

795

-

-

-

2003

843

-

-

-

2003

873

-

(a)(1)

Scope

1987

245

-

-

-

1993

386

-

-

-

2003

873

-

(a)(2)

Notice to contribution recipients

1993

386

-

(b)

Contributions by multicandidate committees

1980

136

-

-

-

1987

245

-

(b)(1)

* Contributions to candidates

1987

245

-

(b)(2)

Designations

1987

245

-

(b)(3)

Post-election contributions

1987

245

-

(b)(4)

Methods of designation

1987

245

-

(b)(5)

Redesignation of contribution by multicandidate committee

1987

245

- - Interpretive Rule: Electronic Contributor Redesignations
-

-

(b)(6)

Determination of when contribution considered to be made

1987

245

-

(c)

* Limitations on contributions

1987

245

-

(d)

* Contribution limit for multicandidate committees

1987

245

-

(e)

* Limitations on contributions by party committees

1987

245

-

-

-

2003

717

- - -
-
- - -
-
- - -
-

-

(e)(2)

Indexing provision and publication of adjusted limit

2003

717

-

(f)

* Multicandidate committee contributions to candidates for more than one office

1987

245

-

(g)

* Limitation exemptions

1987

245

-

(h)

* Conditions under which contributions to candidates must be aggregated

1987

245

-

(h)(1)

Recipient political committees

1987

245

-

(i)

* Separate elections

1987

245

- (j)

Contributions by multicandidate committees to delegates and delegate committees

1987

270

- (k)

* Contributions to committees that make independent expenditures

2003

795

- (l) Pre-candidacy expenditures as in-kind contributions; effect of reimbursement

2003

843

110.3

-

Effect of acknowledgment and filing by the Commission

1975

32

-

-

Contribution limits for affiliated committees and party committees; Transfers

1977

55

-

-

-

1980

136

-

-

-

1989

274

-

-

-

1992

360

-

-

-

1993

366

-

(a)

Contribution limits for affiliated committees

1977

55

-

-

-

1980

136

-

-

-

1989

275

-

(a)(1)

Contributions considered to be made or received by single political committee

1989

275

-

(a)(1)(i)

Contributions considered to be made by single political committee

1980

136

-

-

Contributions made/received by affiliated authorized committees

1989

275

-

(a)(1)(ii)

Single limit shared

1977

55

-

-

Contributions made/received by affiliated unauthorized committees

1989

275

-

(a)(2)

Committees viewed as automatically affiliated

1989

275

-

(a)(3)

Circumstantial factors of affiliation

1989

275

-

(a)(3)(i)

Commission examination of organizations' relationship

1989

275

-

(a)(3)(ii)

Examination of factors to determine affiliation

1989

275

-

(a)(3)(ii)(A)

Ownership of controlling interest

1989

275

-

(a)(3)(ii)(B)

* Ability of one organization to govern another

1989

275

-

(a)(3)(ii)(C)

Ability of one organization to control personnel of another

1989

276

-

(a)(3)(ii)(D)

Common or overlapping membership

1989

276

-

(a)(3)(ii)(E)

Common or overlapping officers or employees

1989

276

-

(a)(3)(ii)(F)

Consecutive roles played by individual in organizations

1989

276

-

(a)(3)(ii)(G)

Funding of one organization by another

1989

276

-

(a)(3)(ii)(H)

Indirect financing of one organization by another

1989

276

-

(a)(3)(ii)(I)

Organization's role in forming another

1989

276

-

(a)(3)(ii)(J)

Similar patterns of contributions

1989

276

-

(b)

Contribution limits for party committees

1989

277

-

(b)(1)

Separate limits for national and state committees

1989

277

-

(b)(2)

Contribution limits for national party committees

1989

278

-

(b)(3)

* Shared limit for state and local committees

1989

278

-

(c)

Transfers

1989

278

-

-

-

1992

360

-

-

-

1993

366

-

(c)(1)

* Between party committees

1989

279

-

(c)(2)

Joint fundraising proceeds

1989

279

-

(c)(3)

Between primary and general campaign

1989

279

-

(c)(4)

Between previous and current campaign committees

1989

279

-

(c)(4)(iii)

Of contributions made after election or candidacy

1989

279

-

(c)(4)(iv)

Cessation of candidacy

1989

279

-

(c)(5)

Between dual candidate's campaign committees

1989

279

-

(c)(5)(i)

Candidate actively seeking office

1989

279

-

(c)(5)(ii)

Application of limits

1989

279

-

(c)(5)(iii)

Prohibited for publicly funded committees

1989

279

-

(c)(6)

From nonfederal campaign to federal campaign

1989

280

-

-

Section 110.3(c)(6) removed

1992

360

-

-

-

1993

366

-

(c)(6)(i)

Sufficient permissible funds

1989

280

-

-

Section 110.3(c)(6) removed

1992

360

-

-

-

1993

366

-

(c)(6)(ii)

Aggregation of contributions

1989

280

-

-

Section 110.3(c)(6) removed

1992

360

-

-

-

1993

366

-

(c)(6)(iii)

Registration/reporting by nonfederal campaign

1989

280

-

-

Section 110.3(c)(6) removed

1992

360

-

-

-

1993

366

-

(c)(7)

Separate campaign organizations

1989

280

-

(d)

Transfers from nonfederal campaign prohibited

1992

360

-
-
-
366

110.4

-

Personal responsibility of person signing statement

1975

32

-

-

Prohibited contributions

1977

55

-

-

-

1989

280

-

-

-

1990

290

-

-

Contributions in the name of another; cash contributions

2003

717

-

(a)

* Foreign nationals

1977

55

-

-

-

1989

281

-

-

-

1990

290

-

-

Removed and reserved

2003

717

-

-

-

2003

722

-

(a)(1)

* Contributions/expenditures made by foreign nationals

1990

290

-

-

-

2003

722

-

(a)(3)

* Participation in election-related decisions

1990

290

-

-

-

2003

722

-

(a)(4)

* Definition

1990

290

-

-

-

2003

722

-

(b)(1)

Contribution in the name of another

1977

55

-

-

-

1989

281

-

-

-

1990

287

-

(b)(1)(iii)

* Knowingly assisting making of a contribution in the name of another

1989

281

-

-

-

1990

287

-

(b)(1)(iv)

* Knowingly accepting a contribution made in the name of another

1989

281

-

(c)

Cash contributions

1977

55

-

-

-

1989

281

110.5

-

Annual limitation

1977

56

-

-

-

1980

145

-

-

-

1989

281

-

-

Aggregate bi-annual contribution limitations for individuals

2003

717

-

-

Aggregate biennial contribution limitation for individuals

2003

874

-

-

-

2005

926

- - -
-
- - -
-
- - -
-

-

(a)

Scope

1989

281

-

-

-

2003

717

-

-

-

2005

926

-

(b)

Contributions made in calendar year

1989

281

-

-

Bi-annual limitations

2003

717

- - Biennial limitations
-
- - -
-
- - -
-
- - -
-

-

(b)(1)(i)

Aggregate limit to candidates and their authorized committees

2003

717

- - -
-

-

(b)(1)(ii)

Aggregate limit to other political committees

2003

717

- - -
-

-

(b)(2)

Exceptions to the aggregate limit

2003

717

- - Deleted
-

-

(b)(3)

Indexing provision

2003

717

-

(b)(4)

Publication of adjusted limit

2003

717

-

(c)

Contributions made in nonelection year

1989

281

-

-

Application of the aggregate biennial contribution limitation for individuals

2003

874

-

(c)(1)

Contributions made on or after 1/1/04

2003

874

-

(c)(2)

Contributions made prior to 1/1/04

2003

874

-

(d)

Contributions to persons making independent expenditures

1989

281

- - -
-

-

(e)

Contributions to delegates and delegate committees

1989

281

- - -
-

110.6

-

Earmarked contributions

1977

56

-

-

-

1980

131

-

-

-

1989

281

-

-

-

1990

287

-

-

-

1996

484

-

(a)

General rule

1989

281

-

(b)

Definitions

1989

281

-

-

-

1990

287

-

(b)(1)

* Earmarked

1989

281

-

(b)(2)

Conduit or intermediary

1989

281

-

-

-

1990

287

-

(c)

Reporting

1989

283

-

-

-

1996

484

-

(c)(1)

By conduit

1989

283

-

-

-

1996

484

-

(c)(1)(i)

Where to file

1996

484

-

(c)(1)(ii)

When to file

1996

484

-

(c)(2)

By recipient

1989

283

-

(d)

Direction or control

1989

283

-

(d)(2)

Reporting when exercised

1989

284

110.7

-

* Party expenditures

1977

56

- - -
131

-

-

-

1980

136

-

-

-

1996

508

-

-

-

1999

542

-

-

Removed and reserved

2003

796

-

(b)(4)

Prohibition on independent expenditures; section deleted

1996

508

-

-

Removed and reserved

2003

796

-

(c)(2)(ii)

Methods permitting control over expenditure

1980

136

-

-

Removed and reserved

2003

796

-

(d)

* Timing

1999

542

-

-

Removed and reserved

2003

796

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