FEC Announces Effective Date for Final Rules on Independent Expenditures and Electioneering Communications by Corporations and Labor Organizations
The Commission has announced an effective date of January 27, 2015, for revised rules that permit corporations and labor organizations to finance independent expenditures and electioneering communications. See 80 Fed. Reg. 12079 (March 6, 2015). Read more...
Commission Holds Hearing on McCutcheon Advance Notice of Proposed
The Commission held a public hearing on February 11, 2015, to receive input on possible changes to its rules in light of the Supreme Court’s April 2014 decision in McCutcheon, et al. v. FEC. Read more...
Removal of Aggregate Biennial Contribution Limits Made Final
On December 24, 2014, the Commission announced that the interim rules removing the aggregate biennial contribution limits formerly found at 11 CFR 110.5 are now final rules. (79 Fed. Reg. 77373). Read more...
Commission Publishes Technical Corrections to CFR
The Commission has published in the Federal Register a series of technical changes to various sections of Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). 79 Fed. Reg. 77841 (December 29, 2014). The changes correct typographical and technical errors, and update references to the United States Code to reflect the recent transfer of the Federal Election Campaign Act from Title 2 to Title 52. Read more...
Commission Declines to Initiate Rulemaking to Amend Federal Office Definition
On December 11, 2014, the Commission announced its decision not to initiate a rulemaking to revise the definition of “federal office” in 11 CFR 100.4 to include delegates to a constitutional convention. Read more...
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