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Title 11Chapter ISubchapter APart 111

TITLE 11—Federal Elections



PART 111—COMPLIANCE PROCEDURE (52 U.S.C. 30109, 30107(a))



Scope (52 U.S.C. 30109).
Computation of time.
Initiation of compliance matters (52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(1), (2)).
Complaints (52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(1)).
Initial complaint processing; notification (52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(1)).
Opportunity to demonstrate that no action should be taken on complaint-generated matters (52 U.S.C. 30109 (a)(1)).
General Counsel's recommendation on complaint-generated matters (52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(1).
Internally generated matters; referrals (52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(2)).
The reason to believe finding; notification (52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(2)).
Investigation (52 U.S.C. 30109 (a)(2)).
Written questions under order (52 U.S.C. 30107(a)(1)).
Subpoenas and subpoenas duces tecum; depositions (52 U.S.C. 30107(a)(3), (4)).
Service of subpoenas, orders and notifications (52 U.S.C. 30107(a)(3), (4)).
Witness fees and mileage (52 U.S.C. 30107 (a)(5)).
Motions to quash or modify a subpoena (52 U.S.C. 30107(a)(3), (4)).
The probable cause to believe recommendation; briefing procedures (52 U.S.C. 30109 (a)(3)).
The probable cause to believe finding; notification (52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(4)).
Conciliation (52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(4)).
Civil proceedings (52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(6)).
Public disclosure of Commission action (52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(4)).
Confidentiality (52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(12)).
Ex parte communications.
Representation by counsel; notification.
Civil Penalties (52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(5), (6), (12), 28 U.S.C. 2461 nt.).


When will subpart B apply?
Does this subpart replace subpart A of this part for violations of the reporting requirements of 52 U.S.C. 30104(a)?
How will the Commission notify respondents of a reason to believe finding and a proposed civil money penalty?
What are the respondent's choices upon receiving the reason to believe finding and the proposed civil money penalty?
If the respondent decides to pay the civil money penalty and not to challenge the reason to believe finding, what should the respondent do?
If the respondent decides to challenge the alleged violation or proposed civil money penalty, what should the respondent do?
Who will review the respondent's written response?
What will the Commission do once it receives the respondent's written response and the reviewing officer's recommendation?
Can the respondent appeal the Commission's final determination?
When must the respondent pay the civil money penalty?
What happens if the respondent does not pay the civil money penalty pursuant to 11 CFR 111.34 and does not submit a written response to the reason to believe finding pursuant to 11 CFR 111.35?
Will the enforcement file be made available to the public?
What are the schedules of penalties?
What is the schedule of penalties for 48-hour notices that are not filed or are filed late?
How will the respondent be notified of actions taken by the Commission and the reviewing officer?


Purpose and scope.
Debts that are covered.
Administrative collection of claims.
Litigation by the Commission.
Bankruptcy claims.
Interest, penalties, and administrative costs.

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