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Chronological index: 1980-1989 E&Js

The chronological index for the FEC's Explanations and Justifications (E&Js) is organized by the date of transmittal to Congress or publication in the Federal Register.

E&Js published during the years 1980 through 1989 are located on this page. To locate a particular Explanation and Justification (E&J) for a regulation, simply choose the year of the E&J from the left, then look up the date and title of the E&J and choose the Notice# listed.

For other years, return to the main chronological index page.

1980

Publication Date Title, FR Notice Citation and
Effective Date
Notice #
March 7, 1980 Explanation and Justification of the January 8, 1980 Amendments to the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971

Federal Register notice: 45 FR 15080
Effective Date: April 1, 1980
1980-8
April 1, 1980 Technical Amendments and Corrections to the January 8, 1980 Amendments to the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971

Federal Register notice: 45 FR 21209
Effective Date: April 1, 1980
45 FR 21209
April 15, 1980 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on the Suspension of Payments from the Presidential Primary Matching Fund
Federal Register notice: 45 FR 25378
Effective Date: July 3, 1980
1980-14
May 13, 1980 Statement of Basis and Purpose for Regulations on the Freedom of Information Act and Public Records
Federal Register notice: 45 FR 31291

Effective Date: June 12, 1980
1980-18
May 23, 1980 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Contributions to and Expenditures by Delegates to National Nominating Conventions

Federal Register notice: 45 FR 34865
Effective Date: August 7, 1980
1980-21
June 27, 1980 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Public Financing of Presidential General Election Campaigns

Federal Register notice: 45 FR 43371
Effective Date: September 5, 1980
45 FR 43371

1981

There are no E&Js for 1981.

1982

Publication Date Title, FR Notice Citation and
Effective Date
Notice #
April 8, 1982 Technical Amendment to Regulations on Honoraria
Federal Register notice: 47 FR 15098

Effective Date: April 8, 1982
1982-2

1983

Publication Date Title, FR Notice Citation and
Effective Date
Notice #
February 4, 1983 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Presidential Primary Matching Funds

Federal Register notice: 48 FR 5224
Effective Date: April 4, 1983
1983-3
March 4, 1983 Explanation and Justification for Withdrawn Regulations on Nonpartisan Communications by Corporations and Labor Organizations

Federal Register notice: 48 FR 9236
Date of Withdrawal by FEC: April 21, 1983
1983-6
March 4, 1983 Text of Withdrawn Regulations on Nonpartisan Communications by Corporations and Labor Organizations

Federal Register notice: 48 FR 9238
Date of Withdrawal by FEC: April 21, 1983
48 FR 9238
March 2, 1983 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Disclaimer Notices

Federal Register notice: 48 FR 8809
Effective Date: July 1, 1983
1983-5
April 27, 1983 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Candidates' Use of Property in which Spouse has an Interest

Federal Register notice: 48 FR 19019
Effective Date: July 1, 1983
48 FR 19019
June 7, 1983 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Transfers of Funds, Collecting Agents and Joint Fundraising

Federal Register notice: 48 FR 26296
Effective Date: August 22, 1983
48 FR 26296
July 11, 1983 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on the Presidential Election Campaign Fund

Federal Register notice: 48 FR 31822
Effective Date: October 27, 1983
1983-18
July 21, 1983 Technical Amendments to Regulations on the Presidential Election Campaign Fund and Federal Financing of Presidential Nominating Conventions

Federal Register notice: 48 FR 33244
Effective Date: July 21, 1983
1983-20
October 20, 1983 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Trade Association Solicitation Authorization

Federal Register notice: 48 FR 48850
Effective Date: February 9, 1984
1983-26
November 2, 1983 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Nonpartisan Communications by Corporations and Labor Organizations

Federal Register notice: 48 FR 50502
Effective Date: March 5, 1984
1983-28
November 21, 1983 Technical Amendment to Regulations on Honoraria

Federal Register notice: 48 FR 52567
Effective Date: November 21, 1983
1983-29

1984

Publication Date Title, FR Notice Citation and
Effective Date
Notice #
July 31, 1984 Technical Amendments to Regulations on Federal Financing of Presidential Nominating Conventions

Federal Register notice: 49 FR 30461
Effective Date: July 31, 1984
1984-13
July 31, 1984 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Public Records, the Freedom of Information Act, Access to Public Disclosure Division Documents and Amendments to FEC Provisions

Federal Register notice: 49 FR 30458
Effective Date: October 19, 1984
1984-11
August 22, 1984 Explanation and Justification for Delayed Regulations on Repayments by Publicly Financed Presidential Candidates

Federal Register notice: 49 FR 33225
Date of Delay due to Congressional Adjournment: October 12, 1984
Effective Date: None
1984-14
August 22, 1984 Text of Delayed Regulations on Repayments by Publicly Financed Presidential Candidates

Federal Register notice: 49 FR 33227
Date of Delay due to Congressional Adjournment: October 12, 1984
Effective Date: None
1984-14
August 22, 1984 Statement of Basis and Purpose for Regulations on the Enforcement of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in FEC Programs

Federal Register notice: 49 FR 33206
Effective Date: November 2, 1984
1984-15

1985

Publication Date Title, FR Notice Citation and
Effective Date
Notice #
March 8, 1985 Explanation and Justification for Second Submission of Regulations on Repayments by Publicly Financed Presidential Candidates

Federal Register notice: 49 FR 9421
Effective Date: June 26, 1985
1985-1
March 13, 1985 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Payments Received for Testing the Waters Activities

Federal Register notice: 50 FR 9992
Effective Date: July 1, 1985
50 FR 9992
October 1, 1985 Statement of Basis and Purpose for Regulations on the Sunshine Act

Federal Register notice: 50 FR 39968
Effective Date: October 31, 1985
1985-11
December 12, 1985 Technical Amendments to Regulations Resulting From Relocation of FEC

Federal Register notice: 50 FR 50778
Effective Date: December 12, 1985
1985-13

1986

Publication Date Title, FR Notice Citation and
Effective Date
Notice #
September 29, 1986 Statement of Basis and Purpose for Regulations on Standards of Conduct for Agency Employees

Federal Register notice: 51 FR 30440
Effective Date: September 29, 1986
1986-9

1987

Publication Date Title, FR Notice Citation and
Effective Date
Notice #
January 9, 1987 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Contribution and Expenditure Limitations and Prohibitions and Contributions by Persons and Multicandidate Political Committees

Federal Register notice: 52 FR 760
Effective Date: April 8, 1987
1987-1
June 3, 1987 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Public Financing of Presidential Primary and General Election Candidates

Federal Register notice: 52 FR 20864
Effective Date: August 18, 1987
1987-7
August 18, 1987 Corrections to Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Public Financing of Presidential Primary and General Election Candidates

Federal Register notice: 52 FR 30903
Effective Date: August 18, 1987
1987-10
October 21, 1987 Statement of Basis and Purpose for Regulations on the Freedom of Information Act and Public Records

Federal Register notice: 52 FR 39210
Effective Date: November 20, 1987
1987-12
September 22, 1987 Explanation and Justification for Regulations on Contributions to and Expenditures by Delegates to National Nominating Conventions

Federal Register notice: 52 FR 35530
Effective Date: November 20, 1987
1987-11

1988

There are no E&Js for 1988.

1989

Publication Date Title, FR Notice Citation and
Effective Date
Notice #
March 15, 1989 Explanation and Justification of Regulation on Trade Association Solicitation

Federal Register notice: 54 FR 10622
Effective Date: June 28, 1989
1989-4
August 17, 1989 Explanation and Justification of Regulations on Affiliated Committees, Transfers, Prohibited Contributions, Annual Contribution Limitations and Earmarked Contributions

Federal Register notice: 54 FR 34098 (August 17, 1989)
Effective Date: November 24, 1989
Corrections: 55 FR 2281 (January 23, 1990)
1989-13

Corrections
November 24, 1989 Explanation and Justification of Regulations on Prohibited Contributions and Expenditures by Foreign Nationals

Federal Register notice: 54 FR 48580 (November 24, 1989)
Effective Date: April 11, 1990
1989-18
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