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  • Press Release

FEC approves Interim Final Rule regarding contributions in the name of another

May 18, 2023

WASHINGTON – At its open meeting today, the Federal Election Commission approved an Interim Final Rule Regarding Contributions in the Name of Another

Interim Final Rule Amending 11 C.F.R. § 110.4(b)(1)(iii) Regarding Contributions in the Name of Another The Commission approved an Interim Final Rule Amending 11 C.F.R. § 110.4(b)(1)(iii), on knowingly helping or assisting any person in making a contribution in the name of another. The interim final rule is intended to conform to a 2018 Order by the United States District Court for the District of Utah, which declared that regulatory provision to be unlawful and ordered it to be stricken from the Code of Federal Regulations. The Commission is accepting written comments on the interim final rule to be filed at, referencing REG 2018-06, or submitted in paper form addressed to the Federal Election Commission, Attn.: Amy L. Rothstein, Assistant General Counsel, 1050 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20463. The Commission received one comment on the agenda document.

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an independent regulatory agency that administers and enforces federal campaign finance laws. The FEC has jurisdiction over the financing of campaigns for the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, the Presidency and the Vice Presidency. Established in 1975, the FEC is composed of six Commissioners who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.