FEC v. Bookman & Associates
On May 2, 1989, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division, issued a final consent order and judgment in FEC v. Ron Bookman & Associates (Civil Action No. 1:88-CV-1807-JTC). The consent order declared that Bookman & Associates, a Georgia corporation, made a $150 contribution to a federal candidate. The Act prohibits corporations from making contributions or expenditures in connection with federal elections. 2 U.S.C. §441b.
The order also declared that Ron Bookman, as president of the company, had violated the law by consenting to the making of the contribution. Section 441b also prohibits corporate officers and executives from consenting to the making of contributions and expenditures.
The consent order included a $500 civil penalty and permanently enjoined the defendants from similar future violations of the Act.
Source: FEC Record — June 1989