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Lieu, et al. v. FEC
On November 4, 2016, Representative Ted Lieu, Representative Walter Jones, Senator Jeff Merkley, State Senator (Ret.) John Howe, Zephyr Teachout, and Michael Wager ("Plaintiffs") filed suit against the Commission in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Plaintiffs seek declaratory and injunctive relief against the Commission.
Plaintiffs filed an administrative complaint with the Commission on July 7, 2016, identifying ten respondents and alleging that they accepted contributions substantially exceeding the $5,000 per contributor per year limit. Plaintiffs ask that the Court declare that the Commission's failure to act on their administrative complaint within 120 days is contrary to law under 52 U.S.C. § 30109(a)(8)(A) and constitutes an unlawful withholding and/or unreasonable delay of agency action under 5 U.S.C. § 706(1). Plaintiffs also seek an order requiring the Commission to conform with this declaration within 30 days.
Source: FEC Record -- December 2016.
Court Decisions and Related Documents
Court Decisions :
Related Documents :
- FEC's Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' First Amended Complaint (7/2/18) [PDF; 23 pages]
- Plaintiffs' Opposition to the FEC's Motion to Dismiss the First Amended Complaint (6/13/18) [PDF; 41 pages]
- FEC's Notice of Filing of Certified List of Contents of the Administrative Record in MUR 7101 (5/7/18) [PDF; 1 page]
- FEC's Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' First Amended Complaint (5/7/18) [PDF; 33 pages]
- First Amended Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief (3/7/18) [PDF; 24 pages]
- FEC's Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Complaint for Lack of Jurisdiction (9/5/17) [PDF; 30 pages]
- Plaintiffs' Opposition to FEC's Motion to Dismiss (8/16/17) [PDF; 17 pages]
- FEC's Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Complaint for Lack of Jurisdiction (7/17/17) [PDF; 10 pages]
- Defendant FEC's Answer (1/13/17) [PDF; 10 pages]
- Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief (11/4/16) [PDF; 21 pages]