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For Immediate Release:                                  Contact:  Ron Harris
March 16, 1998                                                    Sharon Snyder
                                                                  Ian Stirton
                                                                  Kelly Huff

FEC SUBMITS ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS

WASHINGTON-The Federal Election Commission has submitted legislative recommendations to the President and Congress, an annual requirement under federal election law.

For 1998 there are 60 recommendations for legislative action in a variety of election law areas, including three new recommendations specifically designed to help alleviate the projected shortfall in the Presidential Election Campaign Fund for the year 2000.

The following are synopses of the new, and some previously submitted, recommendations.*

(Previously submitted recommendation, revised.)

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*The full list of Legislative Recommendations for 1998 contains an explanation of, the need for, and expected benefits from each recommended change. The package is available from the FEC Press Office, 202-694-1220.