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E&J - Chronological Index (2000 - 2009)

This listing is done chronologically by the date of transmittal to Congress or publication in the Federal Register. To locate a particular Explanation and Justification (E&J) for a regulation, simply look up the title of the E&J and click on the Link/Notice# listed.

Chronological Index by decade:

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Publication
Date

Title, FR Notice Citation and Effective Date

Link/
Notice#

February 24, 2000

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments
Federal Register notice:  65 FR 9201
Effective date: March 27, 2000

2000-03

March 22, 2000

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Filing Copies of Campaign Finance Reports and Statements with State Offices
Federal Register notice:  65 FR 15221
Effective date: June 7, 2000

2000-04

May 19, 2000

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Administrative Fines
Federal Register notice:  65 FR 31787
Effective Date: July 14, 2000

2000-10

June 21, 2000

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Electronic Filing of Reports by Political Committees
Federal Register notice:  65 FR 38415
Effective Date: January 1, 2001

2000-13

July 11, 2000

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Election Cycle Reporting by Authorized Committees
Federal Register notice:  65 FR 42619
Effective Date: January 1, 2001

2000-15

December 6, 2000

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on General Public Political Communications Coordinated With Candidates and Party Committees; Independent Expenditures
Federal Register notice:  65 FR 76138
Effective Date: May 9, 2001

2000-21

Publication
Date

Title, FR Notice Citation and Effective Date

Link/
Notice#

November 30, 2001

Technical Amendments for Regulations on Election Cycle Reporting
Federal Register notice:  66 FR 59679
Effective Date: December 31, 2001

2001-17

November 30, 2001

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on the Extension to Administrative Fines; Revision of Sunset Date
Federal Register notice:  66 FR 59680
Effective Date: December 31, 2001

2001-18

Publication
Date

Title, FR Notice Citation and Effective Date

Link/
Notice#

March 20, 2002

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Independent Expenditure Reporting
Federal Register notice:  67 FR 12834
Effective Date: June 13, 2002

2002-3

June 4, 2002

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Brokerage Loans and Lines of Credit
Federal Register notice:  67 FR 38353
Effective Date: December 31, 2002

2002-8

July 29, 2002

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Prohibited and Excessive Contributions; Non-Federal Funds or Soft Money
Federal Register notice:  67 FR 49064
Effective Date: November 6, 2002
(Exception: 11 CFR 106.7(a) effective January 1, 2003)

2002-11

August 5, 2002

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on the Reorganization of Regulations on "Contribution" and "Expenditure"
Federal Register notice:  67 FR 50582
Effective Date: November 6, 2002

2002-12

October 23, 2002

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Electioneering Communications
Federal Register notice:  67 FR 65190
Effective Date: November 22, 2002

2002-20

October 23, 2002

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on the FCC Database for Electioneering Communications; Interim Final Rules
Federal Register notice:  67 FR 65212
Effective Date: November 22, 2002

2002-21

November 19, 2002

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Contribution Limitations and Prohibitions
Federal Register notice:  67 FR 69928
Effective Date: January 1, 2003

2002-22

December 13, 2002

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Disclaimers, Fraudulent Solicitation, Civil Penalties, and Personal Use of Campaign Funds
Federal Register notice:  67 FR 76962
Effective Date: January 13, 2003

2002-25

December 26, 2002

Technical Amendments for BCRA Regulations
Federal Register notice:  67 FR 78679
Effective Date: December 26, 2002

2002-29

December 27, 2002

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Contribution Limitations and Prohibitions; Delay of Effective Date and Correction
Federal Register notice:  67 FR 78959
Effective Date: January 1, 2003
(11 CFR 109.1 effective on January 13, 2003)

2002-30

Publication
Date

Title, FR Notice Citation and Effective Date

Link/
Notice#

January 3, 2003

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Consolidated Reporting Amendments
Federal Register notice:  68 FR 404
Effective Date: February 3, 2003

2002-26

January 3, 2003

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Coordinated and Independent Expenditures
Federal Register notice:  68 FR 421
Effective Date: February 3, 2003

2002-27

January 14, 2003

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Contribution Limitations and Prohibitions; Correction
Federal Register notice:  68 FR 1793
Effective Date: January 13, 2003

2003-01

January 22, 2003

Technical Corrections for BCRA Regulations
Federal Register notice:  68 FR 2871
Effective Date: 11 CFR 104.3(d)(1) effective on December 31, 2002;
11 CFR 110.19(e) effective on January 1, 2003

2003-02

January 27, 2003

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Increased Contribution and Coordinated Party Expenditure Limits for Candidates Opposing Self-Financed Candidates; Interim Final Rules
Federal Register notice:  68 FR 3970
Effective Date: February 26, 2003

2003-03

February 7, 2003

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Coordinated and Independent Expenditures; Correction
Federal Register notice:  68 FR 6346
Effective Date: February 3, 2003

2002-27-A

March 17, 2003

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Administrative Fines; Amendments
Federal Register notice:  68 FR 12572
Effective Date: April 16, 2003

2003-06

April 7, 2003

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Administrative Fines; Correction
Federal Register notice:  68 FR 16715
Effective Date: March 17, 2005

2003-07

August 8, 2003

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Public Financing of Presidential Candidates and Nominating Conventions
Federal Register notice:  68 FR 47386
Effective Date: November 28, 2003

2003-12

November 14, 2003

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Multicandidate Committees and Biennial Contribution Limits
Federal Register notice:  68 FR 64512
Effective Date: December 15, 2003

2003-19

November 14, 2003

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Party Committee Telephone Banks
Federal Register notice:  68 FR 64517
Effective Date: December 15, 2003

2003-20

December 1, 2003

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Leadership PACs
Federal Register notice:  68 FR 67013
Effective Date: December 31, 2003

2003-22

December 15, 2003

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Travel on Behalf of Candidates and Political Committees
Federal Register notice:  68 FR 69583
Effective Date: January 14, 2004

2003-24

Publication
Date

Title, FR Notice Citation and Effective Date

Link/
Notice#

February 11, 2004

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on the Extension of Administrative Fines Program
Federal Register notice:  69 FR 6525
Effective Date: February 11, 2004

2004-05

October 6, 2004

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Presidential Inaugural Committee Reporting and Prohibition on Accepting Donations From Foreign Nationals
Federal Register notice:  69 FR 59775
Effective Date: November 5, 2004

2004-13

November 3, 2004

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Coordinated and Independent Expenditures by Party Committees
Federal Register notice:  69 FR 63919
Effective Date: December 3, 2004

2004-14

November 23, 2004

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Political Committee Status, Definition of Contribution and Allocation for Separate Segregated Funds and Nonconnected Committees
Federal Register notice:  69 FR 68056
Effective Date: January 1, 2005

2004-15

November 24, 2004

Technical Amendments to Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (“BCRA”) Rules and Explanation and Justification
Federal Register notice:  69 FR 68237
Effective Date: November 24, 2004

2004-16

Publication
Date

Title, FR Notice Citation and Effective Date

Link/
Notice#

February 3, 2005

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Contributions and Donations by Minors
Federal Register notice:  70 FR 5565
Effective Date: March 7, 2005

2005-04

March 9, 2005

Explanation and Justification for the Price Index Increases for Expenditure and Contribution Limitations
Federal Register notice:  70 FR 11658
Effective Date: 2 USC 441a(a)(1)(A) [11 CFR 110.1(b)(1)], effective on November 3, 2004; 2 USC 441a(a)(1)(B) [110.1(c)], 441a(a)(3) [110.5(b)], 441a(d) [109.32], and 441a(h) [110.2(e)] effective on January 1, 2005

March 16, 2005

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Political Party Committees Donating Funds to Certain Tax-Exempt Organizations and Political Organizations
Federal Register notice:  70 FR 12787
Effective Date: April 15, 2005

2005-08

March 18, 2005

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Filing Documents by Priority Mail, Express Mail, and Overnight Delivery Service
Federal Register notice:  70 FR 13089
Effective Date: April 18, 2005

2005-09

June 15, 2005

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Inflation Adjustments for Civil Monetary Penalties
Federal Register notice:  70 FR 34633
Effective Date: June 15, 2005

2005-16

June 30, 2005

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Candidate Solicitation at State, District, and Local Party Fundraising Events
Federal Register notice:  70 FR 37649
Effective Date: June 30, 2005

2005-17

July 21, 2005

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Payroll Deductions by Member Corporations for Contributions to a Trade Association's Separate Segregated Fund
Federal Register notice: 70 FR 41939
Effective Date: August 22, 2005

November 17, 2005

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on the $5,000 Exemption for Disbursements of Levin Funds by State, District, and Local Party Committees and Organizations
Federal Register notice:  70 FR 69631
Effective Date: 11 CFR 300.32(c)(4) effective on December 19, 2005

December 20, 2005 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on State, District, and Local Party Committee Payment of Certain Salaries and Wages
Federal Register notice:  70 FR 75379
Effective Date: January 19, 2006
December 21, 2005

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Electioneering Communications
Federal Register notice: 70 FR 75713
Effective Date: January 20, 2006

December 21, 2005 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on the Extension of the Administrative Fines Program
Federal Register notice: 70 FR 75717
Effective Date: December 21, 2005

Publication
Date

Title, FR Notice Citation and Effective Date

Link/
Notice#

January 31, 2006

Explanation and Justification for the Definitions of "Agent" for BCRA Regulations on Non-Federal Funds or Soft Money and Coordinated and Independent Expenditures
Federal Register notice:  71 FR 4975
Effective Date: January 31, 2006

2006-01

February 22, 2006

Explanation and Justification for the Definition of Federal Election Activity
Federal Register notice:  71 FR 8926
Effective Date: March 24, 2006

March 20, 2006

Explanation and Justification for the Definitions of "Solicit" and "Direct"
Federal Register notice:  71 FR 13926
Effective Date: April 19, 2006

March 21, 2006 Explanation and Justification for the Price Index Increases for Expenditure Limitations
Federal Register notice:  71 FR 14218
Effective Date: January 1, 2006
March 22, 2006 Explanation and Justification for the Definition of Federal Election Activity; Interim Final Rules
Federal Register notice:  71 FR 14357
Effective Date: March 24, 2006
April 12, 2006 Explanation and Justification for the Regulations on Internet Communications
Federal Register notice:  71 FR 18589
Effective Date: May 12, 2006
June 8, 2006 Explanation and Justification for the Regulations on Coordinated Communications
Federal Register notice: 71 FR 33190
Effective Date: July 10, 2006
September 20, 2006 Explanation and Justification for the Regulations on Increase in Limitation on Authorized Committees Supporting Other Authorized Committees
Federal Register notice: 71 FR 54899
Effective Date: September 20, 2006

Publication
Date

Title, FR Notice Citation and Effective Date

Link/
Notice#

January 24, 2007 Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Federal Register notice: 72 FR 3141
Effective Date: March 5, 2007
February 5, 2007 Explanation and Justification for the Price Index Increases for Expenditure and Contribution Limitations
Federal Register notice:  72 FR 5294
Effective Date: 2 USC 441a(a)(1)(A) [11 CFR 110.1(b)(1)], effective on November 8, 2006; 2 USC 441a(a)(1)(B) [110.1(c)], 441a(a)(3) [110.5(b)], 441a(d) [109.32], and 441a(h) [110.2(e)] effective on January 1, 2007
February 7, 2007

Supplemental Explanation and Justification for the Regulations on Political Committee Status
Federal Register notice: 72 FR 5595
Effective Date: February 7, 2007

March 29, 2007 Explanation and Justification for the Regulations on Best Efforts in Administrative Fines Challenges
Federal Register notice: 72 FR 14662
Effective Date: April 30, 2007
October 3, 2007 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on the Use of Campaign Funds for Donations to Non-Federal Candidates and Any Other Lawful Purpose Other Than Personal Use
Federal Register
notice: 72 FR 56245
Effective Date: November 2, 2007
November 19, 2007 Rules of Agency Organization, Procedure, or Practice: Procedural Rules for Probable Cause Hearings
Federal Register notice: 72 FR 64919
Effective Date: November 19, 2007
December 26, 2007 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Electioneering Communications
Federal Register notice: 72 FR 72899
Effective Date: December 26, 2007

Publication
Date

Title, FR Notice Citation and Effective Date

Link/
Notice#

January 2, 2008 Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Federal Register notice: 73 FR 336
Effective Date: February 11, 2008
January 30, 2008

Notice of Rules of Procedure (Commission Directive 10)
Federal Register notice: 73 FR 5568

February 14, 2008 Explanation and Justification for the Price Index Increases for Expenditure Limitations
Federal Register notice:  73 FR 8696
Effective Date: January 1, 2008
December 1, 2008 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on the Extension of the Administrative Fines Program
Federal Register notice: 73 FR 72687
Effective Date: December 31, 2008
December 30, 2008 Explanation and Justification for the Repeal of Increased Contribution and Coordinated Party Expenditure Limits for Candidates Opposing Self-Financed Candidates
Federal Register notice: 73 FR 79597
Effective Date: February 1, 2009

Publication
Date

Title, FR Notice Citation and Effective Date

Link/
Notice#

February 17, 2009

 

Explanation and Justification for the Regulations on Reporting Contributions Bundled by Lobbyists, Registrants and the PACs of Lobbyists and Registrants
Federal Register notice: 74 FR 7285
Effective Date: March 19, 2009; lobbyist/registrant PACs to amend FEC Form 1 by March 29, 2009; 11 CFR 104.22(b) and (e) effective on May 18, 2009

Correction to Notice 2009-03 (p. 7288) on the Regulations on Reporting Contributions Bundled by Lobbyists, Registrants and the PACs of Lobbyists and Registrants
Federal Register notice: 74 FR 10676
Publication Date: March 12, 2009

February 17, 2009 Explanation and Justification for the Price Index Increases for Contribution and Expenditure Limitations and Lobbyist Bundling Disclosure Threshold
Federal Register notice:  74 FR 7435
Effective Dates: 2 USC 441a(a)(1)(A) [11 CFR 110.1(b)(1)], effective on November 5, 2008; 2 USC 434(i)(3)(A) [104.22(g)], USC 441a(a)(1)(B) [110.1(c)], 441a(a)(3) [110.5(b)], 441a(d) [109.32], and 441a(h) [110.2(e)] effective on January 1, 2009
March 5, 2009 Compliance Date Correction for the Regulations on Reporting Contributions Bundled by Lobbyists, Registrants and the PACs of Lobbyists and Registrants
Federal Register notice: 74 FR 9565
Effective Date: March 19, 2009
July 1, 2009

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Inflation Adjustments for Civil Monetary Penalties
Federal Register notice:  74 FR 31345
Effective Date: July 1, 2009

2009-09

July 7, 2009

Notice of New Advisory Opinion Procedures and Explanation of Existing Procedures
Federal Register notice:  74 FR 32160
Effective Date: July 7, 2009

July 10, 2009 Notice of Procedural Rules for Audit Hearings
Federal Register notice:  74 FR 33140
Effective Date: July 27, 2009
July 28, 2009

Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Inflation Adjustments for Civil Monetary Penalties; Correction
Federal Register notice:  74 FR 37161
Effective Date: July 28, 2009

2009-13

August 7, 2009 Notice of Procedural Rules for Audit Hearings; Correction
Federal Register notice:  74 FR 39535
Effective Date: August 7, 2009
December 7, 2009 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Campaign Travel
Federal Register notice:  74 FR 63951
Effective Dates: Amendmens to parts 100, 113 and 9034 effective on January 6, 2010; Amendments to part 9004 effective on _______, 2010.
December 29, 2009 Funds Received in Response to Solicitations; Allocation of Expenses by Separate Segregated Funds and Nonconnected Committees; Interim Final Rule
Federal Register notice:  74 FR 68661
Effective Date: December 29, 2009

 

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