Week of March 18 – 22
COMMISSION MEETINGS AND HEARINGS
No Commission open meetings or executive sessions were scheduled this week.
The Commission made public two closed cases. For more information, see the case documents in the Enforcement Query System.
Conway for Senate v. FEC (Case 3:12-cv-00244-CRS-JDM). On March 15, the plaintiff filed his Memorandum of Law in Opposition to Commission’s Motion for Summary Judgment and in Reply to Commission’s Opposition to Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment in the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.
Free Speech v. FEC (District Court Case 2:12-cv-00127-SWS; Circuit Court Case 12-8078). On March 19, the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming issued its Order granting the Commission’s motion to dismiss. On March 20, the plaintiff filed a Notice of Appeal in the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Oral argument in Free Speech v. FEC is scheduled for May 7 in the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Wagner v. FEC (Case 12-5365). Oral argument is scheduled for May 16 in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
District Court Issues Order in Free Speech v. FEC (issued March 20)
On March 20, the Commission hosted a “Seminar/Webinar for House and Senate Campaigns and Party Committees.”
UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
April 24, Federal Election Commission, Washington, DC. “Seminar/Webinar for Corporations and their PACs.” Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.
May 22, Federal Election Commission, Washington, DC. “Seminar/Webinar for Trade Associations, Labor Organizations, Membership Organizations and their PACs.” Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.
UPCOMING REPORTING DUE DATES
March 20: March Monthly Reports are due. For more information on monthly reporting dates, refer to the 2013 Monthly Reporting page of the Commission website.
April 15: April Quarterly Reports are due. For information on quarterly reporting dates, refer to the 2013 Quarterly Reporting page of the Commission website.
April 20: April Monthly Reports are due. For more information on monthly reporting dates, refer to the 2013 Monthly Reporting page of the Commission website.
The 2012 edition of the Combined Federal State Disclosure and Election Directory is available in the Public Records section of the Commission website. This publication identifies the federal and state agencies responsible for the disclosure of campaign finances, lobbying, personal finances, public financing, candidates on the ballot, election results, spending on state initiatives and other financial filings.
An index to the Record news articles published in 2012 is available on the Commission website. The Record news page is available in the Publications section of the Commission website. Sign up to receive email notification when new articles are posted.
The FEC Annual Reports from 1975-2006 are now available on the website. Beginning in 2007, the Commission consolidated its Annual Report with its Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) to provide a single account of the agency's activities for each fiscal year.
Printed copies of the 2012 edition of Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations are now available and can be downloaded from the website. To order, call (800)424-9530 (press 6) or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructional videos are available on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/FECTube?feature=watch. These videos are also available on the Commission's E-Learning resources page at http://www.fec.gov/info/elearning.shtml.