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Explanations and Justifications citation index

The citation index lists numerically, then chronologically, all regulations that have a written Explanation and Justification (E&J).

General: Parts 100-116

Part 100: Scope and definitions, including:

  • Subpart A: General definitions [100.1 - 100.8] and [100.9 - 100.50]
  • Subpart B: Definition of contribution [100.51 - 100.57]
  • Subpart C: Exceptions to contribution [100.71 - 100.94]
  • Subpart D: Definition of expenditure [100.110 - 100.114]
  • Subpart E: Exceptions to expenditure [100.130 - 100.155]

Part 101: Candidate status and designations

Part 102: Registration, organization, and recordkeeping by political committees

Part 103: Campaign depositories

Part 104: Reports by political committees and other persons

Part 105: Document filing

Part 106: Allocations of candidate and committee activities

Part 108: Filing copies of reports and statements with state officers

Part 109: Coordinated and independent expenditures, including:

  • Subpart A: Scope and definitions [109.1 - 109.3]
  • Subpart B: Independent expenditure [109.10 - 109.11]
  • Subpart C: Coordination [109.20 - 109.23]
  • Subpart D: Special provisions for political party committees [109.30 - 109.37]

Part 110: Contribution and expenditure limitations and prohibitions

Part 111: Compliance procedure, including

  • Subpart A: Enforcement [111.1 - 111.24]
  • Subpart B: Administrative fines [111.30 - 111.46]
  • Subpart C: Collection of debts arising from enforcement and administration of campaign finance laws [111.50 - 111.55]

Part 112: Advisory opinions

Part 113: Permitted and prohibited uses of campaign accounts

Part 114: Corporate and labor organization activity

Part 115: Federal contractors

Part 116: Debts owed by candidates and political committees

Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (BCRA): Parts 300-454

Part 300: Nonfederal funds, including:

  • Part 300: Nonfederal funds [300.1 - 300.2]
  • Subpart A: National party committees [300.10 - 300.13]
  • Subpart B: State, district and local party committees and organizations [300.30 - 300.37]
  • Subpart C: Tax-exempt organizations [300.50 - 300.52]
  • Subpart D: Federal candidates and officeholders [300.60 - 300.65]
  • Subpart E: State and local candidates [300.70 - 300.72]

Part 400: Increased limits for candidates opposing self-financed candidates, including:

  • Subpart A: Scope and definitions [400.1 - 400.10]
  • Subpart B: Notification and reporting requirements [400.20 - 400.25]
  • Subpart C: Determining when the increased limits apply [400.30 - 400.32]
  • Subpart D: Calculation of increased limits for Senate and House of Representatives candidates [400.40 - 400.42]
  • Subpart E: Disposal of excess contributions [400.50 - 400.54]

General election financing: Parts 140-146; 9001-9007, 9012

Parts 140 - 146 (General election financing regulations (1977)), including:

  • Part 140: Definitions
  • Part 141: Eligibility for Payments
  • Part 142: Entitlement of Eligible Candidates to Payments; Use of Payments
  • Part 143: Certification by Commission
  • Part 144: Reports and Recordkeeping
  • Part 145: Examinations and Audits; Repayments
  • Part 146: Other Expenditures

Parts 9001 - 9004 (General election financing) and Parts 9005 - 9007 and 9012 (General election financing), including:

  • Part 9001: Scope
  • Part 9002: Definitions
  • Part 9003: Eligibility for payments
  • Part 9004: Entitlement of eligible candidates to payments; Use of payments
  • Part 9005: Certification by Commission
  • Part 9006: Reports and recordkeeping
  • Part 9007: Examinations and audits; Repayments
  • Part 9012: Unauthorized expenditures and contributions

Convention financing: Parts 107, 120-125 and 9008

Part 107: Presidential nominating convention, registration and reporting

Parts 120 - 125: Presidential convention financing regulations (1977), including:

  • Part 120: General provisions
  • Part 121: Limitations and expenditures
  • Part 122: Entitlement to and disposition of payments from the fund
  • Part 123: Payment procedure for presidential nominating conventions
  • Part 124: Post-disbursement procedures
  • Part 125: Convention reports

Part 9008: Federal financing of presidential nominating conventions, including:

  • Subpart A: Expenditures by national committees and convention committees [9008.1 - 9008.16]
  • Subpart B: Host committees representing a convention city; convention expenditures by government agencies and municipal corporations [9008.50 - 9008.55]

Presidential primary matching fund: Parts 130-135, 9031-9039

Parts 130 - 134: Presidential primary matching fund regulations (1977), including:

  • Part 130: Definitions
  • Part 131: Eligibility for payments
  • Part 132: Certification and disbursement
  • Part 133: Termination of payments
  • Part 134: Examinations and audits

Parts 9031 - 9039: Presidential primary matching fund, including:

  • Part 9031: Scope
  • Part 9032: Definitions
  • Part 9033: Eligibility for payments
  • Part 9034: Entitlements
  • Part 9035: Expenditure limitations
  • Part 9036: Review of submission and certification of payments by Commission
  • Part 9037: Payments
  • Part 9038: Examinations and audits
  • Part 9039: Review and investigation authority

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Chronological index

The chronological index lists the Federal Register Notices chronologically by the date of transmittal to Congress or publication in the Federal Register.

Appendix and conversion tables: past-to-current citations

The appendix and conversion tables show previously different citations for current regulations.