ANNUAL INDEX 1999

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Administrative Complaints

FEC's dismissal of

-- Judicial Watch v. FEC, 7:8

-- Perot '96 v. FEC (98-1022), 6:1

Advisory Opinions (AOs)

Reconsideration of Advisory Opinion, AO 1999-1, 4:7; 6:6

Summaries of AOs

-- 1998-22: Application of expenditure definition and disclaimer requirements to web site containing express advocacy, 1:16

-- 1998-23: Status as state committee of political party, 1:16

-- 1998-26: Candidate committee's acceptance of loan repayment from contested election trust fund that contains funds loaned to it by candidate, 3:5

-- 1998-27: Status of state party as state committee, 3:6

-- 1999-1: Use of campaign funds to pay salary to candidate, 4:5

-- 1999-2: Use of corporate treasury funds to provide meals to employees attending candidate forums, 4:6

-- 1999-3: Use of digital signatures by restricted class to authorize payroll deductions, 5:5

-- 1999-4: Applicability of contribution limits to local party organization conducting federal activity and affiliated with state party committee, 6:3

-- 1999-5: Revising state party ballot composition ratio for new executive office, 6:4

-- 1999-6: Annuity allotment program permitting union member retirees to make contributions to SSF, 6:4

-- 1999-7: Free hyperlinks on government Web site to Web sites of candidates, 6:5

-- 1999-8: Investment of excess campaign funds, 6:6

-- 1999-9: Credit card contributions received by Presidential primary candidates via Internet, 7:5

-- 1999-10: SSF solicitation of member policyholders of mutual insurance company, 7:7

-- 1999-11: Federal candidate's use of funds from state-level account, 7:7

-- 1999-12: Preemption of Pennsylvania disclosure requirements, 8:4

-- 1999-13: Use of corporate aircraft, 8:4

-- 1999-14: Testamentary bequests in excess of contribution limits, 9:7

-- 1999-15: Membership status of members of unincorporated unit of trade association, 9:7

-- 1999-16: Solicitation of members of regional chapters of trade association, 9:9

-- 1999-17: Internet use by campaign, 12:9

-- 1999-18: Use of nonfederal points in state party allocation ratio, 9:10

-- 1999-19: Contribution from living trust, 10:5

-- 1999-20: Solicitation of insurance agents by corporation, 11:4

-- 1999-22: Use of merchant ID number to collect Internet contributions submitted for matching payment, 11:5

-- 1999-23: Replacement for lost check, 12:11

-- 1999-25: Corporate sponsored Web site featuring information on federal candidates, 12:12

-- 1999-26: Status as state committee of political party, 12:13

-- 1999-27: Conduct of Presidential straw poll, 12:14

-- 1999-28: Solicitation of restricted class of foreign parent corporation and its U.S. subsidiaries, 12:15

Affiliation

Between trade association and local chapters, AO 1999-16, 9:9

Between trade association and unincorporated member unit, AO 1999-15, 9:7

Aikens, Joan D.

Former Commissioner, 1:2

Allocation

Ballot composition ratio and Executive office, AO 1999-5, 6:4

Court denies injunction against regulations on, Republican National Committee v. FEC (98-5263), 1:2

Failure to allocate for partisan voter registration drive, FEC v. California Democratic Party, 12:4

Funds used in straw poll, AO 1999-27, 12:14

Prohibited transfers from nonfederal to federal accounts, MUR 4751, 2:2

Prohibited transfers from unregistered party organization to party committees, failure to allocate, MURs 4797/4798, 8:6

Use of nonfederal points in state party allocation ratio, AO 1999-18, 9:10

Audits

Arising from 1996 and 1998 elections, 1:1

Clinton/Gore '96, 7:10

Dole/Kemp '96, 7:10

Modifying process for publicly funded presidential candidates, 1:7; 12:7

Perot '96, 3:6

Statements of reason by Commissioners, 9:10

See also: Public Funding

Authorized Committees

Designation of, 800 Line, 1:17

 

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Ballot Composition Ratio

Revised to reflect new Executive office, AO 1999-5, 6:4

Beaulieu of America, Inc.

Corporate contributions in names of others, MUR 4879, 8:6

"Best Efforts"

See: Contributor Information

Bopp, James Jr.

Petition for rulemaking on express advocacy submitted on behalf of Virginia Society for Human Life, 3:2; 6:7

Testimony on

-- Member regulations, 5:6

-- Public financing of Presidential candidates regulations, 5:6

-- Soft money regulations, 1:12

Bradley, Bill

Matching credit and debit card contributions, AO 1999-9, 7:5

Bright Line

Between primary and general election expenses, 1:8; 12:7

Buckley v. Valeo

Challenged in Cincinnati v. Kruse and Burris v. Russell, 1:3

Budget

Fiscal year 2000 request, 4:1; 7:11

Buncombe County Republican Party

MUR 4797/4798, 8:6

Burchfield, Bobby

Testimony at soft money hearing, 1:12

Burris

Burris v. Russell, 1:3

Byrum, Dianne

AO 1999-11, 7:7

 

 

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Cable Television Stations

See: Media

California Democratic Party

FEC v. _____, 12:4

Campaign for Working Families

AO 1999-12, 8:4

Campaign Funds

Used to pay candidate salary, denied, AO 1999-1, 4:5; 6:6

Used to pay for swearing-in reception, 800 Line, 1:17

Candidate

Corporate sponsored Web site featuring information on federal candidates, AO 1999-25, 12:12

Federal candidate's use of funds from state-level account, AO 1999-11,7:7

Providing lunch to participants in corporate-sponsored candidate forum, AO 1999-2, 4:6

Testing the Waters, 800 Line, 8:8

Use of campaign funds to pay salary to candidate, AO 1999-1, 4:5

Christian Coalition

FEC v. _____, 9:4

Cincinnati

_____ v. Kruse, 1:3

Clinton, Bill

Alleged 1996 campaign violations, Judicial Watch v. FEC, 7:8

Reelection committee caused to make false statements in FEC reports, alleged, USA v. Hsia, 7:9

Collection Methods

Annuity allotment program permitting union member retirees to make contributions to SSF, AO 1999-6, 6:4

Solicitation of insurance agents by corporation, AO 1999-20, 11:4

Solicitation of members of regional chapters of trade association, AO 1999-16, 9:9

Solicitation of restricted class of foreign parent corporation and its U.S. subsidiaries, AO 1999-28, 12:15

SSF solicitation of member policyholders of mutual insurance company, AO 1999-10, 7:7

Union collecting contributions from retiree annuity payments, AO 1999-6, 6:4

Use of digital signatures by restricted class to authorize payroll deductions, AO 1999-3, 5:5

Use of merchant ID number to collect Internet contributions submitted for matching payment, AO 1999-22, 11:5

Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee

FEC v. _____, 4:1

Commerce Department

Alleged to have sold seat on foreign trade missions for campaign contributions, Judicial Watch v. FEC, 7:8

Commission on Presidential Debates

Named in Perot '96 v. FEC (98-1022), 6:1

Commissioners

Message from Chairman, 1:1

New Chairman and Vice Chairman, 1:2

Communications, Corporate

Corporate sponsored Web site featuring information on federal candidates, AO 1999-25, 12:12

Corporate sponsorship of nonpartisan candidate forum for all employees, AO 1999-2, 4:6

Compliance

Arising from 1996 and 1998 election cycles, 1:1

Penalties Assessed

-- MUR 4546: Failure to provide contributor information and demonstrate "best efforts," 5:8

-- MUR 4632: Untimely reports; failure to amend Statement of Organization; treasurer's absence, 7:10

-- MUR 4750: Excessive contributions, 1:13

-- MUR 4751: Excessive and improper transfers of nonfederal funds, excessive contributions, corporate contributions, 2:2

-- MUR 4796: Corporate contributions, contributions in the names of others, 1:13

-- MUR 4797/4798: Prohibited transfers from unregistered party organization to party committees, failure to allocate, 8:6

-- MUR 4834: Foreign national contribution, contribution in the name of another, 3:7

-- MUR 4879: Corporate contributions in the names of others, 8:6

See also: Nonfilers

Condon, George

Testimony on proposed regulations, 5:6

Conferences/Workshops

Notices, 3:1; 3:10; 4:8; 5:9; 6:11; 7:1; 7:3; 8:7; 9:15; 10:6; 11:10; 12:18

Congress

PricewaterhouseCoopers audit of FEC, requested by, 3:7; 11:8

Constitutional Issues

Allocation regulations alleged unconstitutional, Republican National Committee v. FEC (98-5263), 1:2

Coordinated party expenditure limits alleged unconstitutional, FEC v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee, 4:1

Debate regulations, alleged unconstitutional, Perot '96 v. FEC (98-1022), 6:1

Express advocacy definition challenged

-- FEC v. Christian Coalition, 9:4; 10:5

-- Virginia Society for Human Life v. FEC, 10:5

Federal Election Campaign Act, challenged, National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

Interstate contributions alleged unconstitutional, Hooker v. FEC, 10:5

Presidential Election Campaign Fund Act, challenged, National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

Presidential Primary Matching Payment Account Act alleged unconstitutional, Judd v.FEC, 1:3; 4:5

Prohibitions on corporate contributions and contributions made in name of others, Mariani v. USA and FEC, 2:1

State and local contribution and expenditure limits alleged unconstitutional

-- Cincinnati v. Kruse, 1:3

-- Burris v. Russell, 1:3

Contributions

Debt payment

See: Debts

Excessive

-- Campaign accepted contributions designated for primary debts after debts were extinguished, MUR 4750, 1:13

-- Cannot be made from testamentary trusts, AO 1999-14, 9:7

-- FEC v. Freedom's Heritage Forum, 12:6

-- From living trust, AO 1999-19, 10:5

-- In-kind, to campaign committee, FEC v. Public Citizen, 11:2

-- MUR 4751, 2:2

-- Refund of, requested, Fireman v. United States, 5:7

In-Kind

-- Excessive, to campaign committee, FEC v. Public Citizen, 11:2

-- Web site advocating election of candidate, AO 1998-22, 1:16

Internet contributions, AO 1999-22, 11:5

Limits for limited liability company

See: Limited Liability Company

Replacement of lost check, AO 1999-23, 12:11

State and local limits alleged unconstitutional, Cincinnati v. Kruse and Burris v. Russell, 1:3

Testamentary bequests, AO 1999-14, 9:7

Undesignated

-- count against next election, 800 Line, 1:17

800 line, 9:16

$25,000 limit

-- 800 Line, 7:13

-- Legislative recommendation, 5:4

Contributions, Prohibited

Corporate treasury funds

-- MUR 4797

See Also: Corporations

Foreign sources

-- Glicken, Howard, MUR 4834, 3:7

-- USA v. Kanchanalak, 12:1

In the name of another

-- MUR 4879, 8:6

-- MUR 4796, 1:13

-- MUR 4834, 3:7

-- Statute alleged unconstitutional, Mariani v. USA and FEC, 2:1

-- USA v. Hsia, 7:9

Contributor Information

Friends of Jack Metcalf failure to obtain complete, MUR 4546, 5:8

Required for Internet contributions, AO 1999-17, 12:9

Required for Internet contributions made by credit card submitted for matching payment, AO 1999-9, 7:5; AO 1999-22, 11:5

Conventions

Public funding for, 8:3

Coordinated Expenditures

By corporations, prohibited, FEC v. Christian Coalition, 9:4

By political committee, FEC v. Freedom's Heritage Forum, 12:6; FEC v. Public Citizen, 11:2

By party committee, 12:3

Limits on, ruled unconstitutional, FEC v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee, 4:1

See also: Political Committees

Coordination

Between candidate and

-- corporation, FEC v. Christian Coalition, 9:4

-- political committee, FEC v. Freedom's Heritage Forum, 12:6

-- supporter building web site to advocate election of candidate and defeat of candidate's opponent, AO 1998-22, 1:16

Between publicly funded presidential candidates and political parties, 1:7

FEC v. Public Citizen, 11:2

Corporations

Aircraft, use of, AO 1999-13, 8:4

Earmarked contributions collected and forwarded by representative of, FEC v. Friends of Jane Harman, 10:4

Limited liability companies treated as, regulations, 1:11, 8:1

Solicitation of insurance agents, AO 1999-20, 11:4

Sponsorship of Web site featuring candidate information, AO 1999-25, 12:12

Treasury funds, prohibition on use of

-- Beaulieu of America, Inc., MUR 4879, 8:6

-- DeLuca Liquor and Wine, Ltd., MUR 4796, 1:13

-- FEC v. Christian Coalition, 9:4

-- FEC v. Forbes, 4:5

-- FEC v. Friends of Jane Harman, 10:4

-- International Buddhist Progress Society, USA v. Hsia, 7:9

-- New Jersey Democratic State Committee, MUR 4751, 2:2

-- Statute alleged unconstitutional, Mariani v. USA and FEC, 2:1

See also: Building Fund;

Communications; Member

Corrections

Announcements, 4:3

Court Cases

Appeals status, 4:5

FEC v. _____

-- Al Salvi for Senate Committee (98C-4933), 4:5

-- California Democratic Party, 12:4

-- Christian Coalition, 9:4

-- Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee, 4:1

-- David Gentry for Congress Committee, 7:10; 11:4

-- Forbes, 4:5

-- Freedom's Heritage Forum, 12:6

-- Friends of Jane Harman, 10:4; 11:4

_____ v. FEC

-- John Jay Hooker, 10:5

-- Judd, 1:3; 4:5

-- Judicial Watch, 7:8

-- Mariani, 2:1

-- National Committee of the Reform Party,4:4

-- Perot '96 (98-1022), 6:1

-- Public Citizen, 11:2

-- Republican National Committee (98-5263), 1:2

-- Virginia Society for Human Life, Inc., 10:5

Other

-- Burris v. Russell, 1:3

-- Cincinnati v. Kruse, 1:3

-- Fireman v. United States, 5:7

-- USA v. Hsia, 7:9

-- USA v. Kanchanalak, 12:1

Standing

-- Could not prove, Judicial Watch v. FEC, 7:8

-- Could not prove, National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

Credit Cards

Contributions made by, matchable under Presidential Primary Matching Payment Account Act, 7:4; 12:3, and AO 1999-9, 7:5

 

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David Gentry for Congress Committee

FEC v. _____, 7:10; 11:4

Dawson, Michael A.

Testimony at soft money hearing, 1:12

Debates

Petition to change regulations, 7:5

Regulations unconstitutional, alleged, Perot '96 v. FEC (98-1022), 6:1

Debts

Accepting contributions after debt extinguished, MUR 4750, 1:13

Retiring, from previous campaign, 800 Line, 1:17

DeLuca Liquor and Wine, Ltd.

MUR 4796, 1:13

Democratic National Committee

Alleged to have sold seat on foreign trade missions for campaign contributions, Judicial Watch v. FEC, 7:8

Caused to make false statements in FEC reports, alleged in USA v. Hsia, 7:9

Defendant, National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

Democratic Party of New Mexico

AO 1999-5, 6:4

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

Accepted contribution from foreign national, MUR 4834, 3:7

Disbursements

Documentation to include canceled check, 1:9

Disclaimers

Failure to include on mailings, FEC v. Freedom's Heritage Forum, 12:6

Included on solicitation for straw poll, AO 1999-15, 12:14

Required on independent expenditures, FEC v. Public Citizen, 11:3

Web sites

-- failure to include on, AO 1998-22, 1:16

-- included on, containing express advocacy, AO 1999-17, 12:9

-- included on, run by Minnesota Secretary of State's office, AO 1999-7, 6:5

Dole, Bob

Presidential committee received illegal contributions, Fireman v. United States, 5:7

 

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Eisner, David

Testimony on proposed regulations for public financing of Presidential primary and general election candidates, 5:6

Election Administration

Advisory panel, new members named, 8:5

Advisory panel meeting, 9:15

National Voter Registration Act, impact of, 8:5

National voting system standards revisions, 4:2

Electioneering Message

Allegedly contained in advertisement at issue in FEC v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee, 4:1

Elections

Challenged

-- committee repayment of loan to candidate, AO 1998-26, 3:5

Special

-- California (House 42nd district), 8:9

-- Georgia (House, 6th district), 2:3

-- Louisiana (House, 1st district), 4:7

Electronic Filing

Availability to download FECFile 3 software from FEC web site, 5:4

Classes available, 8:5

Commercial software compatible with FEC, 1:6

Frequently asked questions, 6:1

Proposal to make mandatory included in 1999 Legislative Recommendations, 5:4

Survey, 7:12

Version 3.0 of FECFile, 2:1

Electronic Mail

Use of in connection with a federal election

-- by campaign volunteers, AO 1999-17, 12:9

-- by corporations, AO 1999-17, 12:9

Enforcement

FEC's exclusive jurisdiction over civil enforcement, unconstitutional, alleged, National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

See also: Compliance

Engle, Craig M.

Testimony at soft money hearing, 1:12

Excess Campaign Funds

Investment in mutual and bond funds, AO 1999-8, 6:6

Use for swearing-in reception, 800 Line, 1:17

Expenditures

State elected official's use of state campaign funds while running for federal office, AO 1999-11, 7:7

Limits challenged, Cincinnati v. Kruse and Burris v. Russell, 1:3

See also: Coordinated Expenditures;

Independent Expenditures

Exploratory Committee

See: Testing The Waters

Express Advocacy

Allegedly contained in advertisement at issue in FEC v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee, 4:1

Allegedly contained in mailing, FEC v. Freedom's Heritage Forum, 12:6

FEC v. Christian Coalition, 9:4

Regulation alleged unconstitutional, Virginia Society for Human Life v. FEC, 10:5

 

 

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FEC Faxline

Availability, 1:1

Menu of documents, 2:6; 3:8; 5:9

Federal Election Campaign Act

Alleged unconstitutional, John Jay Hooker v. FEC, 10:5

Amendments to, 11:8

Federal Election Commission

Audit

-- PricewaterhouseCoopers independent audit report, 3:7; 11:8

Commissioners

-- message from the chairman, 1:1

-- officers named, 1:2

Composition

-- unconstitutional, alleged, National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

Meeting documents available via e-mail, 7:12

Staff

-- Fleming, William J., appointed personnel director, 4:2

-- Pehrkon, James A., appointed personnel director, 5:1

Federal Register

Notices, 1:12; 2:2; 3:3; 4:8; 6:2; 7:4 8:7; 9:13; 10:5; 11:9; 12:9

Fireman, Simon C.

_____ v. United States, 5:7

Fleming, William J.

Appointed FEC personnel director, 4:2

Forbes, Malcolm S. "Steve" Jr.

FEC v. _____, 4:5

Foreign Nationals

See: Contributions, Prohibited

 

Freedom's Heritage Forum

FEC v. _____, 9:6

 

Friends of Jack Metcalf

MUR 4546, 5:8

 

Friends of Jane Harman

FEC v. Friends of Jane Harman, 11:4

Friends of Patrick J. Kennedy '96, The

Caused to make false statements in FEC reports, alleged in USA v. Hsia, 7:9

Fundraising

See: Solicitations

 

 

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Gantt, Harvey

Harvey Gantt for Senate Campaign Committee, MUR 4750, 1:13

General Election Legal and Accounting Compliance Funds (GELAC)

Publicly funded presidential candidates, 1:7

Gentry, David

FEC v. David Gentry for Congress Committee, 7:10; 11:4

Glicken, Howard

MUR 4834, 3:7

Gold, Laurence E.

Testimony on proposed member regulations, 5:6

Greene, Mark

Use of campaign funds for salary payments to candidate, AO 1999-1, 4:5; 6:6

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Harman, Jane

FEC v. Friends of Jane Harman, 10:4; 11:4

 

Hooker, John Jay

_____ v. FEC, 10:5

Host Committees

Use of funds, 1:7

Hsia, Maria

USA v. Hsia, 7:9

Hume, Kim

Testimony on proposed regulations for public financing of Presidential primary and general election candidates, 5:6

 

 

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Independent Expenditures

Permissible by party committees on behalf of candidates, FEC v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee, 4:1

Web site advocating the election of candidate, AO 1998-22, 1:16

International Buddhist Progress Society

Alleged to have made corporate contributions, USA v. Hsia, 7:9

Internet

Corporate sponsored Web site featuring information on federal candidates, AO 1999-25, 12:12

Credit and debit card contributions using, 7:4; 7:5; 11:5

For campaign activity, use of, 12:1, and AO 1999-17, 12:9

Hyperlinks from Minnesota Secretary of State web site to web sites of candidates running for office in state, AO 1999-7, 6:5

Matching credit card contributions received by Presidential primary candidates via, AO 1999-9, 7:5

Use of digital signatures by restricted class to authorize payroll deductions, AO 1999-3, 5:5

Use of merchant ID number to collect Internet contributions submitted for matching payment, AO 1999-22, 11:5

Web site advocating the election of candidate, AO 1998-22, 1:16

Y2K, 1:1

Issue Advocacy

Advertisements fall into this category, alleged, Republican National Committee v. FEC (98-5263), 1:2

Conducted by Democratic and Republican national committees in 1996 Presidential election, alleged illegal, National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

 

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Jacobs, Jerald A.

Testimony on proposed member regulations, 5:6

Johnson, Nancy

Web site advocating her defeat, AO 1998-22, 1:16

Josefiak, Thomas J.

Testimony on proposed regulations for public financing of Presidential primary and general election candidates, 5:6

Judd, Keith

_____ v. FEC, 1:3; 4:5

Judicial Watch

_____ v. FEC, 7:8

 

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Kanchanalak, Pornpimol

USA v. _____, 12:1

Koskoff, Charlotte

Web site advocating her election, AO 1998-22, 1:16

Kramer, Thomas

Foreign national contributor, MUR 4834, 3:7

 

Kronenberg, Duangnet

USA v. Kanchanalak, 12:1

 

Kruse, John

Cincinnati v. _____, 1:3

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Labor Organizations

National Rural Letter Carriers' Association, collection of contributions from retiree members' annuity payments, AO 1999-6, 6:4

Landrieu, Mary

AO 1998-26, 3:5

Legislation

FEC recommendations for amendments to Federal Election Campaign Act, 5:4

Lenhard, Robert D.

Testimony on proposed member regulations, 5:6

Limited Liability Company

Treatment of, for purposes of Federal Election Campaign Act, 1:11

See also: Regulations

Loans

Repayment of, AO 1998-26, 3:5

Failure to disclose

See: Nonfilers

Local Party Committee

Not required to aggregate contributions with parent political body at state level, AO 1999-4, 6:3

 

 

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Maine Green Party Council

AO 1998-23, 1:16

Major Purpose Test

See: Political Committee

Mariani, Renato P.

_____ v. USA and FEC, 2:1

Matters Under Review (MURs)

See: Compliance

Media

Internet

See: Internet

Press exemption

-- FEC v. Forbes, 4:5

Services provided by publicly funded presidential candidates, 1:7; 12:3

Minnesota

Secretary of State's Office, providing hyperlinks to candidate web sites, AO 1999-7, 6:5

Minnesota Senate District 43

AO 1999-4, 6:3

Minor Party Candidates

Discriminated against by FEC, alleged, National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

Mitchell, Cleta

Testimony at soft money hearing, 1:12

Moramarco, Glenn

Testimony at soft money hearing, 1:12

Mortimer, Martin T.

Petitioner requesting changes to debate regulations, 7:5

 

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National Committee of the Reform Party

_____ v.FEC, 4:4

National Republican Congressional Committee

AO 1999-13, 8:4

National Rural Letter Carriers' Association

AO 1999-6, 6:4

Nationwide Political Participation Committee

AO 1999-10, 7:7

Net Outstanding Debts

Valuation of capital assets of publicly funded presidential candidates, 1:7

Nevada State Republican Central Committee

MUR 4632, 7:10

New Jersey Democratic State Committee

MUR 4751, 2:2

News Story Exemption

See: Media

Nominating Convention

Use of funds, 1:7

Nonfederal Funds (Soft Money)

Commission hears testimony on, 1:12

Donations by foreign sources, USA v. Kanchnalak, 12:1

Illegal use of

-- to fund partisan voter registration drive, FEC v. California Democratic Party, 12:4

Not relevant to debate over coordinated party expenditures, FEC v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee, 4:1

See also: Regulations

Nonfilers

Failure to file in a timely manner

-- alleged, FEC v. David Gentry for Congress Committee, 7:10

-- Nevada State Republican Central Committee, MUR 4632, 7:10

Nonpartisan Activities

Hyperlinks between Minnesota Secretary of State web site and candidates' web sites not considered contribution or expenditure, AO 1999-7, 6:5

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

See: Regulations

 

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Ohio Democratic Party

Party to Republican National Committee v. FEC (98-5263), 1:2

 

 

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Partnerships

Limited liability companies treated as, regulations, 1:11

Party Committee

Allocation

See: Allocation

Building fund

See: Building Fund

Coordinated Party Expenditures, 12:3

Independent expenditures

See: Independent Expenditures

Local Committee

See: Local Party Committee

Soft Money

See: Nonfederal Funds

State Committee

See: State Party Committee

Payroll Deduction

Use of electronic signatures to authorize, AO 1999-3, 5:5

See also: Collection Methods

Pehrkon, James A.

Appointed FEC staff director, 5:1

Pennsylvania Department of State

AO 1999-12, 8:4

Perot, Ross

National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

Perot '96 v. FEC (98-1022), 6:1

Repayment determination for Perot '96 reduced, 3:6

Personal Use of Campaign Funds

Candidate salary, AO 1999-1, 4:5; 6:6

Swearing-in reception, 800 Line, 1:17

Petitions for Rulemaking

See: Regulations

Political Action Committee (PAC)

Solicitation

-- insurance agents of connected organization, Equitable Companies, Inc., Political Action Committee, AO 1999-20, 11:4

-- member policy holders of connected organizations, Nationwide Political Participation Committee, AO 1999-10, 7:7

See also: Collection Methods; Payroll Deduction

Political Committee

Status as

-- local party organization affiliated with state party committee, not qualified as local party committee, AO 1999-4, 6:3

See also: Statistics

Political Party

See: Party Committee

Potter, Trevor

Testimony on proposed regulations for public financing of Presidential primary and general election candidates, 5:6

Premara Blue Cross

AO 1999-2, 4:6

Presidential Campaign

Coordinated party expenditure limits exceeded by major party candidates, alleged, National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

Matchable credit/debit card contributions to, 9:3

Personal disclosure statements; FEC acceptance of, 8:10

Preparations for 2000, 1:1

See also: Audits, Public Funding, Statistics

Presidential Election Campaign Fund Act

Alleged unconstitutional, National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

Presidential Primary Matching Payment Account Act

Alleged unconstitutional, Judd v. FEC, 1:3; 4:5

Press Exemption

See: Media

PricewaterhouseCoopers' Audit

Status report to Congress, 3:7; 11:8

Publications

Annual Report 1998, 7:12

Campaign Finance Law '98, 9:15

Combined Federal/State Disclosure and Election Directory 1999, 5:2

Federal Elections 98, 7:13

Selected Court Case Abstracts, 12:19

Public Appearances

Listings, 4:10; 5:8; 6:10; 7:3, 9:14

Public Citizen

FEC v. _____, 11:2

Public Funding

Audits of recipients

See: Audits

Convention Funding: 8:3

Matching funds, 2000 candidates certified to receive

-- Bauer, Gary L., 7:11

-- Bradley, Bill, 5:2

-- Buchanan, Patrick, 11:10

-- Dole, Elizabeth, 9:12

-- Gore, Al, 11:10

-- Keyes, Alan, 11:10

-- LaRouche, Lyndon, 11:10

-- McCain, John, 8:2

-- Quayle, Dan, 7:11

Preliminary Spending Limits for 2000 Presidential Election, 8:2

Presidential Election Campaign Fund, expected shortfall, 5:1,8:1

Presidential Election Campaign Fund Act

­unconstitutional, alleged, National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

Presidential Primary and General Election Candidates, 12:7

Presidential Primary Matching Payment Account Act

-- alleged unconstitutional, Judd v. FEC, 1:3; 4:5

-- documentation required for matching credit/ debit card contributions, 9:3; 12:3

-- filing matching fund threshold submissions electronically, 1:7

-- contribution made over Internet, 11:5

-- revised to allow certain contributions by credit or debit card to be matched, 7:4

Regulations

See: Regulations
Repayment determinations

-- Clinton/Gore '96, 7:10

-- Dole/Kemp '96, 7:10

-- Perot '96, 3:6

-- primary elections, deleting requirement for, 1:7

Shortfall anticipated, 1:1, 5:1, 8:1

 

 

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Qualified Campaign Expenses

Presidential campaigns, distinction between primary and general election expenses, 1:7

See also: Audits, Public Funding

 

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Randolph County Republican Executive Committee

Prohibited transfers from unregistered party organization to party committees, failure to allocate, MURs 4797/4798, 8:6

Recordkeeping

Retention of records that distinguish between contributions and other payments made by retiree members to National Rural Letter Carriers' Association, AO 1999-6, 6:4

Signature authorizing payroll deduction required by to be maintained by FEC regulations, AO 1999-3, 5:5

Reform Party

National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

Perot '96 v. FEC (98-1022), 6:1

State committees' petition to change debate regulations, 7:5

Registration

800 Line, 1:17

Regulations

Final Rules

-- audit procedures, primary/general "bright line" and Vice Presidential committees, 12:7

-- contributions from limited liability companies, 8:1; 11:1

-- definition of "member" of membership association, 9:1; 12:3

-- matching credit card and debit card contributions in presidential campaigns, 7:4; 9:3; 12:3

-- party committee coordinated expenditures and media travel, 9:12; 12:3

-- public financing of Presidential primary and general election candidates and conventions, 10:1; 12:7

Notices of Availability

-- debates, 7:5

-- express advocacy, 3:2

-- PAC disclosure

-- voter guide, 9:13

Notices of Inquiry

-- Use of the Internet for Campaign Activity, 12:1

Notices of Proposed Rulemakings (NPRMs)

-- electronic FOIA, 4:7

-- limited liability companies, 1:11

-- member, 1:10

-- public funding of presidential primary and general election candidates, 1:7

-- subchapter S corporations, 1:11

Petitions Denied

-- express advocacy, 6:7

Public Hearings

-- member, 3:1; 5:6

-- public funding of presidential primary and general election candidates, 3:1; 5:6

-- soft money, 1:12

Status, 3:1; 12:8

Repayments

By publicly funded Presidential candidates, 1:8

Reports

Due in 1999, 1:4; 7:1

Improper, alleged

-- FEC v. Al Salvi for Senate Committee (98C-4933), 4:5

-- FEC v. David Gentry for Congress Committee, 7:10; 11:4

Proposal to place committee reporting on campaign-cycle basis included in 1999 Legislative Recommendations, 5:4

Regulations pertaining to

See: Regulations

State filing waiver, 12:17

800 Line, 1:17

See also: Elections, Special; Nonfilers

Republican National Committee

Defendant, National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

_____ v. FEC (98-5263), 1:2

Republican Party of Minnesota

AO 1999-4, 6:3

Republication of Campaign Materials

-- by volunteers on Web site soliciting funds, AO 1999-17, 12:9

Roundtable Sessions

At FEC, 1:14; 2:5; 3:8; 4:10; 5:8; 6:10; 7:3, 8:7; 9:14; 10:6; 11:9; 12:18

Russell, Ron

Burris v. _____,

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Salvi, Al

FEC v. Al Salvi for Senate Committee (98C-4933), 4:5

Sandler, Joseph E.

Testimony on proposed regulations for public financing of Presidential primary and general election candidates, 5:6

Separate Segregated Fund (SSF)

See: Political Action Committee (PAC)

Simon, Don

Testimony at soft money hearing, 1:12

Sixth Congressional District of North Carolina

MURs 4797/4798, 8:6

Smith, Leo

AO 1998-22, 1:16

Soft Money

See: Nonfederal Funds

Solicitations

In magazine, for retiree members of union, AO 1999-6, 6:4

Special notices to solicitees, FEC v. Public Citizen, 11:2

To chapter members of trade association, AO 1999-16, 9:9

To member policyholders of mutual insurance company, AO 1999-10, 7:7

To restricted class of foreign parent corporation and its U.S. subsidiaries, AO 1999-28, 12:15

Specter, Arlen

Committee permitted to invest excess campaign funds in mutual and bond funds, AO 1999-8, 6:6

State Law

California, unfair competition and interference, alleged, National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

Limits to expenditures challenged, Cincinnati v. Kruse and Burris v. Russell, 1:3

Pennsylvania, disclosure requirements, preempted, AO 1999-12, 8:4

State Party Committee

Allocation

See: Allocation

Coordinated party expenditure limits

-- National Committee of the Reform Party v. FEC, 4:4

Not required to aggregate contributions with local party organization not registered as a federal political committee, AO 1999-4, 6:3

Status as

-- Hawaii Green Party Coordinating Committee, AO 1998-27, 3:6

-- Maine Green Party Council, AO 1998-23, 1:16

-- State Central Committee of the Virginia's Taxpayers Party, AO 1999-26, 12:13

Statistics

Congressional candidates

-- post-general, 2:4

-- semi-annual, 11:7

-- year-end, 6:8

National party committees

-- post-general, 3:4

-- semi-annual, 11:7

-- year-end, 6:8

PACs

-- semi-annual figures, 3:11, 9:18

-- year-end, 7:2

Straw Poll

Conduct of, AO 1999-27, 12:14

Subchapter S Corporations

Treatment of, for purposes of Federal Election Campaign Act, 1:12

See also: Regulations

Sullivan, Paul

Testimony at soft money hearing, 1:12

Surina, John M.

Former FEC staff director, succeeded by James A. Pehrkon, 5:1

 

 

 

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Testamentary Trusts

Contributions from, A0 1999-14, 9:7

Testing The Waters

800 Line, 8:8

Thomas, Scott E.

Message from the chairman, 1:1

Named chairman, 1:2

Trade Associations

Membership status of members of unincorporated unit of trade association, AO 1999-15, 9:7

Solicitation of members of regional chapters of trade association, AO 1999-16, 9:9

Treasurers

Failure to amend Statement of Organization following vacancy in position, Nevada State Republican Central Committee, MUR 4632, 7:10

Transfers

Excessive, New Jersey Democratic State Committee, MUR 4751, 2:2

 

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United States of America

Mariani v. _____ and FEC, 2:1

_____ v. Hsia, 7:9

_____ v. Kanchanalak, 12:1

Utrecht, Lyn

Testimony on proposed regulations for public financing of Presidential primary and general election candidates, 5:6

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Vice President

Expenses incurred in seeking nomination, 1:7; 12:7

Virginia Society for Human Life

_____ v. FEC, 10:5

Volunteers

-- Web site established by; AO 1999-17, 12:9

Voters

National voting system standards revisions, 4:2; 12:17

 

 

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Web sites

-- Application of expenditure definition and disclaimer requirements to Web site containing express advocacy, AO 1998-22, 1:16

-- Free hyperlinks on government Web site to Web sites of candidates, AO 1999-7, 6:5

-- Valuation of links between, AO 1999-17, 12:9

-- Vendor activity on, AO 1999-17, 12:9

-- Permitted for Internet polling, AO 1999-17, 12:9

Weinberg, Robert

Testimony at soft money hearing, 1:12

Wilkof, Richard B.

Testimony on proposed member regulations, 5:6

Witten, Roger

Testimony at soft money hearing, 1:12

Wohlford, Mary Clare

Petitioner requesting changes to debate regulations, 7:5

Wohlford, William T.

Petitioner requesting changes to debate regulations, 7:5

Wold, Darryl R.

Named vice chairman, 1:2

World Wide Web

See: Internet

 

 800 Line

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800 Line

Earmarked contributions, 9:16

Preparing for next election cycle, 1:17

Swearing-in reception, 1:17

$25,000 annual contribution limit, 7:13