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Week of September 10 – September 14, 2018

September 14, 2018

Commission meetings and hearings

No executive sessions or open meetings were scheduled this week.

Enforcement

The Commission made public one Statement of Reasons. For more information, see the case documents in the Enforcement Query System.

MURs 6969 (MMWP12 LLC, et al.) and 7031 and 7034 (Children of Israel LLC, et al.).

Chair Caroline C. Hunter and Commissioner Matthew S. Petersen issued a Statement of Reasons.

Litigation

Reporting

On September 13, the United States Congress passed and sent to the President the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019, which includes a provision that makes the FEC the official point of entry for all Senate filings. If signed into law, the legislation would subject Senate filers to the electronic filing requirements that have applied to all other committees since January 1, 2000. The Commission will provide additional information for filers upon enactment.

Outreach

On September 13, Communications Specialist Paul Stoetzer discussed campaign finance disclosure rules and the role of the Commission with a delegation from Central and South America visiting the United States as part of the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program's “Transparency and Accountability in Government.”

Trainings

For more information, see the Commission’s Trainings page.

Upcoming Commission meetings and hearings

  • September 25, 2018: The Commission is scheduled to meet in executive session.
  • September 27, 2018: The Commission is scheduled to hold an open meeting.

Meeting dates are subject to change. Please contact the Press Office the week of the scheduled meeting for confirmation.

Upcoming reporting due dates

  • September 20: September Monthly Reports are due. For more information on monthly reporting dates, refer to the 2018 Monthly Reporting page of the Commission website.

Additional research materials

Additional research materials about the agency, campaign finance information, and election results are available through the Library section of the Commission website.

Printed copies of the 2018 edition of Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) are now available. Contact the Commission's Information Division at (202) 694-1100 or (800) 424-9530 (press 6, when prompted) to order printed copies of the CFR at no charge. You may also email the Information Division to place an order at info@fec.gov.

The 2017 Campaign Guide for Corporations and Labor Organizations is available. Other Campaign Guides are available, as well.

The 2018 Congressional Primary Election Dates list is available.

Federal Elections 2016: Election Results for the U.S. President, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives is available. The data was compiled from the official vote totals published by state election offices. To order a printed copy, please contact the FEC’s Public Records Office at 800/424-9530 (option 2) or 202/694-1120, or send an email to pubrec@fec.gov.

The 2017 edition of the Combined Federal State Disclosure and Election Directory is available. This publication identifies the federal and state agencies responsible for the disclosure of campaign finances, lobbying, personal finances, public financing, candidates on the ballot, election results, spending on state initiatives and other financial filings.

The FEC Record is available as a continuously updated online news source.

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