DISTRICT COURT ISSUES OPINION IN HISPANIC LEADERSHIP FUND, INC. V. FEC
WASHINGTON – The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia issued its Memorandum Opinion and Order in Hispanic Leadership Fund, Inc. v. FEC (Case 1:12-cv-00893-TSE-TRJ). The text of the Memorandum Opinion may be found here (http://www.fec.gov/law/litigation/hlf_dcva_opinion.pdf) and the text of the Order may be found here (http://www.fec.gov/law/litigation/hlf_dcva_order.pdf).
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.