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  • Commission Meetings

July 16, 2015 open meeting

July 16, 2015

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.

Members of the public can attend any open meeting or hearing in person. Open meetings are also streamed live online. To attend in person, please bring a photo ID and be prepared to go through a security check. After security, attendees are escorted to the Commission's hearing room.

Open Meeting Agenda

Thursday, July 16, 2015

10:00 AM

Agenda

Video File of Entire Meeting Speaker Icon

Archived Captions of Entire Meeting Speaker Icon

Audio File of Entire Meeting 18 MB Audio File Icon

I. CORRECTION AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES Audio File Icon

Minutes for June 18, 2015

Agenda Document No. 15-34-A

II. DRAFT ADVISORY OPINION 2015-02 Audio File Icon

Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company – Illinois Central Railroad Company Political ActionCommittee by Michael J. Barron, Jr., Esq.

Agenda Document No. 15-40-A (Draft-A)
(Submitted Late)

(Theodore Lutz/Robert Knop of the Office of the General Counsel)

III. DRAFT ADVISORY OPINION 2015-03 Audio File Icon

Democracy Rules, Inc. by Ray Cashman, Executive Director

Agenda Document No. 15-38-A (Draft-A)
(Submitted Late)

(Anthony Buckley/Amy Rothstein of the Office of the General Counsel)

IV. DRAFT ADVISORY OPINION 2015-04 Audio File Icon

Collective Actions PAC by Chris Pearson, Chair

Agenda Document No. 15-39-A (Draft-A)
(Submitted Late)

(Gabe Panek/Joanna Waldstreicher/Robert Knop of theOffice of the General Counsel)

(Executive Assistant Matthew Berg is recused)

V. PROPOSED DIRECTIVE 74 ON THE TIMELY RESOLUTION OF ENFORCEMENT MATTERS

Audio File Icon

(Held over from the June 18, 2015 meeting)

Memorandum from Commissioner Ellen L. Weintraub dated May 18, 2015

Agenda Document No. 15-25-B

VI. NOTICE TO RESPONDENTS OF INFORMATION SHARING BY THE COMMISSIONAudio File IconAudio for V and VI

(Held over from the June 18, 2015 meeting)

Memorandum from Commissioner Lee E. Goodman dated May 14, 2015

Agenda Document No. 15-26-A

VII. PROPOSED STATEMENT OF POLICY REGARDING THE PUBLICDISCLOSURE OF CLOSED ENFORCEMENT FILESAudio File Icon

(Held over from the June 18, 2015 meeting)

Memorandum from Commissioner Lee E. Goodmandated May 14, 2015

Agenda Document No. 15-27-A

VIII. POLICY ON THIRD-PARTY APPEARANCES BEFORE THE COMMISSION TO DISCUSS ADVISORY OPINIONS Audio File Icon

Agenda Document No. 15-37-A
(Submitted Late)

(Jessica Selinkoff/Theodore Lutz/Robert Knop of the Office of the General Counsel)

IX. DRAFT NOTICE OF DISPOSITION ON REG 2014-06 (CANDIDATE DEBATES) Audio File Icon

(To be circulated)

(Jessica Selinkoff//Robert Knop of the Office of the General Counsel)

X. DRAFT NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY ON REG 2015-03 (CONTRIBUTIONS FROM CORPORATIONS AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS TO POLITICAL COMMITTEES) Audio File Icon

Agenda Document No. 15-36-A

(Sean Wright/Robert Knop of the Office of the General Counsel)

XI. DRAFT NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY ON REG 2015-04 (INDEPENDENT SPENDING BY CORPORATIONS, LABORORGANIZATIONS, FOREIGN NATIONALS, AND CERTAINPOLITICAL COMMITTEESAudio File Icon

Agenda Document No. 15-35-A

(Esther Gyory/Amy Rothstein of the Office of the General Counsel)

XII. REVISED MEETING DATES FOR SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER 2015Audio File Icon

Memorandum from Chair Ann M. Ravel dated July 15, 2015

Agenda Document No. 15-42-A
(Submitted Late)

XIII. MOTION TO SET PRIORITIES AND SCHEDULING ON PENDING ENFORCEMENT MATTERS AWAITING REASON-TO-BELIEVE CONSIDERATION Audio File Icon

Memorandum from Commissioner Steven T. Walther dated July 14, 2015

Agenda Document No. 15-41-A
(Submitted Late)

XIV. MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

Minutes for this meeting

Approved minutes (Approved on August 11, 2015)

Draft minutes

Notices about this meeting