COMMISSION MEETINGS AND HEARINGS
No Commission open meetings or executive sessions were scheduled this week.
AOR 2013-03 (Bilbray-Kohn). On April 29, the Commission made public Advisory Opinion Request 2013-03. The request asks whether a potential candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives may serve as a paid consultant to a section 527 organization, without soliciting, receiving, directing, transferring, spending, or disbursing funds outside federal limits and restrictions, after becoming a candidate. The Commission will accept written comments on the request during the 10-day period following publication of the request (no later than May 9, 2013) and must issue a response no later than 60 days after receipt of the complete request, specifically by June 28, 2013.
Advisory Opinions and Requests are available through the Advisory Opinions search page in the Law and Regulations section of the Commission website.
The Commission made public four closed cases. For more information, see the case documents in the Enforcement Query System.
Koerber v. FEC (Case 2:08-cv-00039-H). On April 30, the plaintiffs filed a Stipulation of Dismissal in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, dismissing the case with prejudice.
Libertarian National Committee, Inc. v. FEC (Case 1:11-cv-00562-RLW). On April 29, the plaintiff filed an Opposition to Commission’s Motion to Alter or Amend in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
Van Hollen v. FEC (Case 1:11-cv-00766-ABJ). On April 29, the Commission filed its Response to Plaintiff’s Supplemental Memorandum in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. On April 8, the plaintiff filed a Supplemental Briefing on Remanded Issues.
On May 2, the Commission published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Technological Modernization in the Federal Register. The comment period ends on June 3.
UPCOMING COMMISSION MEETINGS
May 7: The Commission is scheduled to hold an executive session.
May 9: The Commission is scheduled to hold an open meeting.
UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
May 22, Federal Election Commission, Washington, DC. “Seminar/Webinar for Trade Associations, Labor Organizations, Membership Organizations and their PACs.” Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.
UPCOMING REPORTING DUE DATES
May 20: May Monthly Reports are due. For more information on monthly reporting dates, refer to the 2013 Monthly Reporting page of the Commission website.
The Official 2012 Presidential General Election Results are available in the Library section of the website. This listing was compiled from the official election results published by state election offices.
An index to the Record news articles published in 2012 is available on the Commission website. The Record news page is available in the Publications section of the Commission website. Sign up to receive email notification when new articles are posted.
The FEC Annual Reports from 1975-2006 are now available on the website. Beginning in 2007, the Commission consolidated its Annual Report with its Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) to provide a single account of the agency's activities for each fiscal year.
Printed copies of the 2012 edition of Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations are now available and can be downloaded from the website. To order, call (800) 424-9530 (press 6) or send an email to [email protected].
Instructional videos are available on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/FECTube?feature=watch. These videos are also available on the Commission's E-Learning resources page at http://www.fec.gov/info/elearning.shtml.