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December 14, 2007 open meeting

December 14, 2007

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2007
1:00 p.m.

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Agenda

[Audio File of Entire Meeting, 38MB, Audio File Icon]

I. CORRECTION AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES Audio File Icon

Minutes for December 6, 2007
Agenda Document No. 07-88

II. FUTURE MEETING DATES Audio File Icon

Agenda Document 2007-90 (submitted late)
Circulated December 10, 2007

III. DRAFT FINAL RULE AND EXPLANATION AND JUSTIFICATION ON ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS Audio File Icon

Agenda Document No. 07-92 (submitted late)
Circulated December 12, 2007

(Tony Buckley/Margaret Perl/Ron Katwan)

IV. FINAL RULES ON CANDIDATE TRAVEL Audio File Icon

Agenda Document No. 07-94 (submitted late)
Circulated December 12, 2006

(Joshua Blume/Richard Ewell of the General Counsel's Office)

V. ADVISORY OPINIONS Audio File Icon

A. Draft Advisory Opinion 2007-34
Representative Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.

Agenda Document No. 07-93 (submitted late)
Circulated December 12, 2007

(Joshua Blume/Richard Ewell of the General Counsel's Office)

B. Draft Advisory Opinion 2007-31
John Edwards for President by Lora Haggard, CFO

Agenda Document 2007-89
Circulated December 7, 2007

(Eric Hallstrom/Amy Rothstein of the General Counsel's Office)

C. Draft Advisory Opinion 2007-27 (Alternative drafts)
ActBlue by Johathan Zucker, Esq.

Agenda Document 2007-87
Circulated December 6, 2007

(Esa Sferra/Amy Rothstein of the General Counsel's Office)

D. Draft Advisory Opinion 2007-28 (Alternative drafts)
Representatives Kevin McCarthy and Devin Nunes by Charles Bell, Jr., Esq. and Ashlee Titus, Esq.

Agenda Document No. 07-91 (submitted late)
Circulated December 10, 2007

(Adam Schwartz/Ron Katwan of the General Counsel's Office)

E. Draft Advisory Opinion 2007-25
Holland & Knight LLP by Christopher Delacy, Esq.

Agenda Document No. 07-82
(Continued from the meeting of December 6, 2007)

(Albert Kiss/Ron Katwan of the General Counsel's Office)

VI. ELECTION OF OFFICERS Audio File Icon

A. Chairman
B. Vice Chairman

VII. MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS Audio File Icon

Additional Documents

Agenda Document No. 07-89-A (Submitted Late)
Submitted by: Commissioner Ellen L. Weintraub
Subject: Advisory Opinion 2007-31, Edwards for President

Agenda Document No. 07-92-A (Submitted Late)
Submitted by : Chairman Robert D. Lenhard
Subject: Draft Final Rule and Explanation and Justification on Electioneering Communications

Minutes for this meeting

Approved minutes (Approved on January 24, 2008)

Draft minutes

Notices about this meeting