Federal Election Commissioners: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Privileges and Elections of the Committee on Rules and Administration, United States Senate, Ninety-Fourth Congress, First Session ... March 14, 1975
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Rules and Administration. Subcommittee on Privileges and Elections
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Page 31 - I should like to express my appreciation to the members of the committee and the President for the consideration being given to my nomination.
Page 6 - COPK, or any other political committee give him $5,000 as a Presidential candidate and another $5.000 as a senatorial candidate? The legislative language of the conference report states that if a person exercises any direct or indirect control over the making of a contribution, then such contribution shall be counted toward the limitation imposed on that person. In other words, a political committee or individual cannot contribute up to the maximum and then direct someone else — a subsidiary committee,...
Page 5 - Any person (other than an individual) who expends any funds or commits any act directed to the public for the purpose of influencing the outcome of an election, or who publishes or broadcasts to the public any material referring to a candidate (by name, description, or other reference) advocating the election or defeat of.
Page 51 - There is some question in my mind as to whether or not we, not being Members of the House, are able to avail ourselves of the House Committee on Ethics.
Page 19 - Of the President. I have a prepared statement which I have handed to the committee, and would simply ask that it be put in the record. Senator PELL. Without objection, it will be put in the record in full at this point. [The written statement and a resume of Mr. Curtis follow :] STATEMENT OP THOMAS B.
Page 46 - ... make a very good commissioner. I heartily endorse his nomination and strongly urge that you recommend his nomination favorably. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Now, you have a statement ? STATEMENT OF ROBERT 0. TIERNAN, OF RHODE ISLAND, NOMINEE FOR COMMISSIONER OF THE FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION Mr. TIERNAN. Yes. Mr. Chairman, I have a statement and I would like to present it. I do not know that it is necessary for me to read it. Senator PELL. It will be inserted in the record at this point, together...
Page 41 - I arn a member of the American Civil Liberties Union and will go on inactive membership. (4) I am a life member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and will ask that my membership be suspended during my term of service on the Commission. (5) I am a member of the board of the International Center for Dynamics of Development, an organization which promotes local...
Page 47 - The importance and significance of the Amendments that were passed by Congress in the last session will depend mostly on the work of the Federal Elections Commission and I assure you as a nominee to that Commission that I will do all in my power, if confirmed by this Committee and the House and Senate, to see that the objectives and the mandate of those Amendments and the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 are carried out to the fullest. I believe that my experience as an elected official will...
Page 22 - And I have a copy of my resume and recent activities, and I would point out that the committee may want more detailed information. Senator PELL. This will be made a part of the hearing record. Actually, unless there is objection, the biographies of all the nominees will be inserted in the record as submitted. clarify what the law is to encourage people to become active politically and not discouraged. If we don't get to that pretty soon Senator GRIFFIN. I think that is the situation right now. I...