11 CFR 7.7 - Prohibition against making complaints and investigations public.

§ 7.7 Prohibition against making complaints and investigations public.

(a)Commissionemployees are subject to criminal penalties if they discuss or otherwise make public any matters pertaining to a complaint or investigation under 52 U.S.C. 30109, without the written permission of the person complained against or being investigated. Such communications are prohibited by 52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(12)(A).

(b) Section 30109(a)(12)(B) of Title 52 of the United States Code provides as follows: “Any member or employee of the Commission, or any other person, who violates the provisions of [52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(12)(A)] shall be fined not more than $2,000. Any such member, employee, or other person who knowingly and willfully violates the provisions of [52 U.S.C. 30109(a)(12)(A)] shall be fined not more than $5,000.”

[79 FR 77844, Dec. 29, 2014]

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Title 11 published on 2016-09-20

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 11 CFR Part 7 after this date.

  • 2016-11-02; vol. 81 # 212 - Wednesday, November 2, 2016
    1. 81 FR 76416 - Technological Modernization
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      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Comments must be received on or before December 2, 2016. The Commission will determine at a later date whether to hold a public hearing on this proposed rule. Anyone wishing to testify at such a hearing must file timely written comments and must include in the written comments a request to testify. If a hearing is to be held, the Commission will publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the date and time of the hearing.
      11 CFR Parts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 100, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 114, 116, 200, 201, 300, 9002, 9003, 9004, 9007, 9032, 9033, 9034, 9035, 9036, 9038, and 9039

Title 11 published on 2016-09-20.

No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 11 CFR Part 7.