FEC Approves Revisions To PAC Organizational Form - State and Federal Communications

March 10, 2022  •  

FEC Approves Revisions To PAC Organizational Form

FEC; Photo: Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call

On March 10, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) approved revisions to Form 1, the Statement of Organization for political committees, as well as to the instructions for the form and an Explanation and Justification for the revisions.

On January 13, the FEC had decided to revise its PAC registration form to explicitly include designations for superPACs and Hybrid Committees, instructing the agency’s staff to expand Form 1 (Statement of Organization). SuperPACs, which are technically independent expenditure-only political committees, and Hybrid Committees, which in turn are committees with separate non-contribution accounts, are currently required to file separate letters along with Form 1 to receive those designations.

The revised form takes effect 10 legislative days after the Form 1 Revisions package is received by Congress, unless Congress objects to the revisions.

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