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Public Financing of Presidential Candidates and Nominating Conventions; Announcement of Effective Date and Correction

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Federal Election Commission.


Final rules; announcement of effective date and correction.


The Federal Election Commission announces that the final rules governing the public financing of Presidential candidates and nominating conventions that were published in the Federal Register on August 8, 2003, 68 FR 47386, are effective as of November 28, 2003. Additionally, the Commission is publishing a correction to the final rules. The correction: Removes the citation “11 CFR 9008.55(d)” from a subject heading; changes two references from “11 CFR 9008.55(e)” to “11 CFR 9008.55(d)”; and corrects an amendatory instruction. The corrections also are effective as of November 28, 2003.


November 28, 2003.

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Ms. Mai T. Dinh, Acting Assistant General Counsel, 999 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20463, (202) 694-1650 or (800) 424-9530.

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The Federal Election Commission published a document in the Federal Register of August 8, 2003, at 68 FR 47386, containing revised regulations at 11 CFR 104.5, 107.2, 110.2, 9001.1, 9003.1, 9003.3, 9003.5, 9004.4, 9008.3, 9008.7, 9008.8, 9008.10, 9008.12, 9008.50, 9008.51, 9008.52, 9008.53, 9031.1, 9032.9, 9033.1, 9033.11, 9034.4, 9035.1, 9036.1, 9036.2, and 9038.2, and new regulations at 11 CFR 9004.11, 9008.55, 9034.10, and 9034.11. The Commission is announcing the effective date for these regulations. Section 9009(c) of Title 26, United States Code, require that any rules or regulations prescribed by the Commission to carry out the provisions of the Presidential Election Campaign Fund Act be transmitted to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate thirty legislative days prior to final promulgation. These rules were transmitted to Congress on July 31, 2003. Thirty legislative days expired in the Senate and the House of Representatives on November 4, 2003.

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The Commission's document published in the

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Second, the document as published contained two incorrect references to the provision that was proposed to be

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Third, the document as published contained one incorrect amendatory instruction. Amendatory instruction 29 in the third column on page 47418, incorrectly identified

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Announcement of Effective Date

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Correction of Publication

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In rule FR Doc

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29. Section 9031.1 is amended by removing the number “116” and adding in its place the number “400” in both instances in which “116” appears.

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Dated: November 21, 2003.

Ellen L. Weintraub,

Chair, Federal Election Commission.

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[FR Doc. 03-29616 Filed 11-26-03; 8:45 am]