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August 29, 2006 open meeting

August 29, 2006

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2006
10:00 A.M.

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Agenda

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Agenda

I. CORRECTION AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES Audio File Icon

Minutes for August 3, 2006
Agenda document No. 06-54

II. ADVISORY OPINIONS Audio File Icon

A. Advisory Opinion 2006-21

Cantwell 2006 by Matthew S. Butler, Campaign Manager

Agenda Document No. 06-55
Circulated August 22, 2006

(Robert Knop/Esa Sferra/Duane Pugh of the General Counsel's Office)

B. Advsory Opinion 2006-26

Texans for Henry Bonilla by counsel, Jan Witold Baran

Agenda Document No. 06-56
To be circulated. (Submitted late)

(Jonathan Levin/Amy Rothstein of the General Counsel's Office)

III. PROSPOSED INTERIM FINAL RULE EXEMPTING "GRASSROOTS LOBBYING" COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE DEFINITION OF "ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS" Audio File Icon

Submitted by Commissioner Hans A. von Spakovsky

Agenda Document No. 06-53
Circulated August 3, 2006

IV. NOTICE OF DISPOSITION OF PETITION FOR RULEMAKING TO EXCEPT CERTAIN "GRASSROOTS LOBBYING" COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE DEFINITION OF "ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATION" Audio File Icon

Agenda Document No. 06-57
To be circulated. (Submitted late)
(Ron Katwan/Amy Rothstein of the General Counsel's Office)

V. MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

Staff Director Patrina M. Clark

Additional Document

Agenda Document No. 06-55-A(Submitted late)
Amendment to Agenda Document No. 06-55, regarding Draft Advisory Opinion 2006-21 (Cantwell)
Submited by Robert Knop/Esa Sferra/Duane Pugh of the General Counsel's Office

Minutes for this meeting

Approved minutes (Approved on September 14, 2006)

Notices about this meeting