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August 22, 2013 open meeting

August 22, 2013

The Commission considers new regulations, advisory opinions and other public matters at open meetings, which are typically held at FEC headquarters on Thursdays at 10:00am.

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Open Meeting Agenda

Thursday, August 22, 2013
10:00 AM

Agenda

Audio File of Entire Hearing, 65 MB Audio File Icon

I. CORRECTION AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES Audio File Icon

Minutes for July 25, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-32

 

II. DRAFT ADVISORY OPINION 2013-04 Audio File Icon

(Held over from the July 25, 2013 meeting)

Democratic Governors Association and Jobs & Opportunity by Marc E. Elias, Esq. and Jonathan S. Berkon, Esq.

Agenda Document No. 13-31 (Draft A)

Agenda Document No. 13-31-A (Draft B)

Agenda Document No. 13-31-B (Draft C)

(Esther Heiden/Theodore Lutz/Amy Rothstein of the Office of the General Counsel)

 

III. DRAFT ADVISORY OPINION 2013-08 Audio File Icon

American Veterinary Medical Association by Isham R. Jones, Ill, Esq.

Agenda Document No. 13-35

Agenda Document No. 13-35-A

(Submitted Late)

(Anthony Buckley/Robert Knop of the Office of the General Counsel)

 

IV. DRAFT ADVISORY OPINION 2013-09 Audio File Icon

Special Operations Speaks PAC and Robert L. Maness by Dan Backer, Esq. and Paul Kamenar, Esq.

Agenda Document No. 13-37

(Submitted Late)

(Cheryl Hemsley/Robert Knop of the Office of the General Counsel)

 

V. DRAFT ADVISORY OPINION 2013-10

(Withdrawn by Requestors)

 

VI. AUDIT DIVISION RECOMMENDATION MEMORANDUM ON THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN PARTY (ARP) (A11-21) Audio File Icon

Memorandum from the Chief Compliance Officer and Audit Division dated June 19, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-33

(Gary Hache/Marty Favin of the Audit Division)

 

VII. AUDIT DIVISION RECOMMENDATION MEMORANDUM ON THE MISSISSIPPI DEMOCRATIC PARTY PAC (MDP) (A11-10) Audio File Icon

Memorandum from the Chief Compliance Officer and Audit Division dated August 1, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-34

(Randy Harris/Marty Favin/Aiex Boniewicz of the Audit Division)

 

VIII. OGC ENFORCEMENT MANUAL Audio File Icon

(To be held over to a future meeting)

(Held over from the July 25, 2013 meeting)

General Counsel's Memorandum dated June 12, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-21

Memorandum from Vice Chairman Donald F. McGahn, Commissioner Caroline C. Hunter, and Commissioner Matthew S. Petersen dated June 12, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-21-A

General Counsel's Memorandum dated June 26, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-21-B

The General Counsel's Authority to Recommend Reason to Believe to the Commission under Section 111.8

Agenda Document No. 13-21-C

Information Sharing with the Department of Justice General Counsel's Memorandum dated June 26, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-21-D

DOJ Requests for Documents - Notice to Commission - General Counsel's Memorandum dated June 26, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-21-E

Requests for Records or Information from Federal, State and Local Government Entities - General Counsel's Memorandum dated June 26, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-21-F

Enforcement Procedure 2011-XX: Requests for Information from the Department of Justice and other Criminal Law Enforcement Agencies - General Counsel's Memorandum dated June 26, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-21-G

Relationship between the FEC and DOJ - General Counsel's Memorandum dated June 26, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-21-H

Department of Justice's Proposed Changes to the FECA - General Counsel's Memorandum dated June 26, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-21-I

Proposed MOU between the Commission and DOJ - General Counsel's Memorandum dated June 26, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-21-J

Background Information Regarding Proposed Enforcement Manual - Memorandum from Vice Chairman Donald F. McGahn dated July 25, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-21-K

Agency Procedure for Notice to Named Respondents in Enforcement Matters of Additional Material Facts and/or Additional Potential Violations - Memorandum from Commissioner Steven T. Walther dated August 21, 2013

Agenda Document No. 13-21-L

(Submitted Late)

(Stephen Gura/Dan Petalas of the Office of the General Counsel)

 

IX. MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

Minutes for this meeting

Approved minutes (Approved on September 12, 2013)

Draft minutes

Notices about this meeting