WASHINGTON – The Federal Election Commission today approved changes to two reporting forms and voted on a proposed interim policy concerning volunteer activity for party committees.
Proposed revisions to Forms 8 & 9 and instructions. Prior to the meeting, the Commission approved changes to Form 8, Debt Settlement Plan, and Form 9, 24-Hour Notice of Disbursements/Obligations for Electioneering Communications.
Proposed Interim Enforcement Policy on Volunteer Mail Exception. The Commission discussed, but was unable to approve by the required four votes, a proposed interim policy regarding the level of volunteer involvement that would allow a party committee to avail itself of the volunteer materials exemption.
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.###