Regulations implementing the lobbyist bundling disclosure provisions of the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007 (HLOGA) took effect March 19, 2009. The new rules require disclosure of contributions bundled by lobbyists, registrants (with the Secretary of Senate and the Clerk of the House) and the PACs of lobbyists and registrants. Lobbyist/Registrant PACs and Leadership PACs were required to identify themselves as such on FEC Form 1 no later than March 29, 2009. Links to information regarding the new rules, related forms and committee filings appear below.
- FECFile Form 3L (Version 6.4) - enables reporting committees to disclose bundled contributions from lobbyist/registrants and their PACs.
- Revised FEC Form 1 [PDF] - used by lobbyist/registrant PACs and Leadership PACs to identify themselves as such (Instructions [PDF])
- Updated FECFile Form 1 (Version 6.3) - enables lobbyist/registrant PACs and leadership PACs that file electronically to identify themselves
- New FEC Form 3L [PDF] - used by campaigns, party committees and Leadership PACs
to disclose bundled contributions forwarded by or credited to lobbyists, registrants and their PACs (Instructions [PDF])
Rules and Statute