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  • FEC Record: Regulations

2007 Rulemaking priorities

April 1, 2007

On February 16, 2007, the Commission approved rulemaking priorities for 2007. The priorities include:

  • Implementing any changes or additions to the rules necessary as a result of Congressional action;
  • Explaining how to allocate expenses for advertisements that include both a federal candidate and a generic party reference;
  • Conforming the Commission’s ethics regulations with governmentwide ethics rules;
  • Finalizing the policy statement and regulation regarding a treasurer’s best efforts in the Administrative Fines Program (see January 2007 Record, page 6);
  • Addressing the federal election activity exemption for nonfederal election activities that expires September 1, 2007;
  • Finalizing the Millionaires’ Amendment interim rules at 11 CFR 400;
  • Finalizing policy or implement regulations regarding the disclosing of materials at the close of an enforcement matter (see August 2003 Record, page 1); and
  • Conforming the personal use regulations to the revised statute at 2 U.S.C. 439a.

The full list of priorities is available on the FEC’s web site at