Federal Comments and Testimony

Congressional Testimony: Grassroots Lobbying Disclosure

CCP Chairman Brad Smith’s testimony on grassroots lobbying disclosure, delivered March 1, 2007 before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.

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Comments of CCP Vice President Steve Hoersting on Pilot Program for Probable Cause Hearings

Written comments  of CCP Vice President Steve Hoersting on a January 4, 2007 message to the Federal Election Commission on the topic of a pilot program for probably cause hearings.

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Comments on Alternative Draft AO 2006-33 (National Association of Realtors)

CCP comments on Alternative Draft Advisory Opinion 2006-33 (National Association of Realtors). Associate Director Paul Sherman recommends that the Commission adopt this alternative draft which is consistent with the text and purpose of 11 CFR 114.5(b).

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Comments on Alternative Draft AO 2006-30 (ActBlue)

CCP comments on Alternative Draft Advisory Opinion 2006-30 (ActBlue). Associate Director Paul Sherman recommends that the Commission adopt this alternative draft and explains some of the previous draft’s shortcomings.

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Comments on Draft AO 2006-30 (ActBlue)

CCP comments on Draft Advisory Opinion 2006-30 (ActBlue). Associate Director Paul Sherman recommends that prospective candidates not be treated as actual candidates for purposes of forwarding and depositing donations of federally eligible funds.

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Testimony of CCP Chairman Bradley A. Smith to the Committee on the Judiciary

Written testimony of CCP Chairman Bradley A. Smith at a April 4, 2006 hearing of the Committee on the Judiciary on the topic of the 527 Reform Act of 2006.

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Comments on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Coordinated Communications

CCP comments on the Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Coordinated Communications. Executive Director, Steve Hoersting recommends retaining a well defined content standard, which lets unwary speakers know in advance which communications can trigger protracted investigations.

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Testimony of CCP Chairman Bradley A. Smith to the Committee on House Administration

Written testimony of CCP Chairman Bradley A. Smith at a September 22, 2005 hearing of the Committee on House Administration on the topic of the regulation of political speech on the internet.

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Testimony of CCP Chairman Bradley A. Smith to the Committee on Rules and Administration

Written testimony of CCP Chairman Bradley A. Smith at a July 14, 2004 hearing of the Committee on Rules and Administration on the topic of enforcement procedures at the FEC and disclosure relative to campaign finance.

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Testimony of CCP Chairman Bradley A. Smith to the Committee on House Administration

Written testimony of CCP Chairman Bradley A. Smith at an October 16, 2003 hearing of the Committee on House Administration on the topic of enforcement procedures at the FEC.

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