December 23, 2013
Bill Passes Extending FEC Ability to Impose Penalties
A bill extending through 2018 the authority of the Federal Election Commission to impose civil money penalties on the basis of a schedule of penalties established and published by the commission has passed both houses of Congress. The bill applies the penalties to violations of qualified campaign contribution and expenditure disclosure requirements. House Bill 3487 passed the Senate on Friday December 20, 2013.