Business Leaders of Oklahoma, a group of road building companies and energy firms that spent nearly $64,000 on an ad for 5th District congressional candidate Mike Thompson, ran afoul of the Federal Election Commission, which sent the group a letter demanding that its information be filed electronically.
BUSINESS LEADERS OF OKLAHOMA
PO BOX 7377
EDMOND, OK 73083
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: C90011404
REFERENCE: JULY QUARTERLY REPORT (04/01/2010 – 07/07/2010)
Your Committee has failed to file the above-referenced report in an electronic format.
In accordance with 11 CFR § 104.18, you are required to file this report electronically.
11 CFR § 104.18 further states that reports filed on paper do not satisfy a political
committee’s filing obligation. Your reporting obligation will not be satisfied until you
file the above-referenced report in an electronic format. You should also review 11
CFR § 104.18 for more information regarding your future reporting obligations.
It is important that you file this report in an electronic format immediately with the
Federal Election Commission. The failure to timely file this report may result in civil
money penalties, an audit or legal enforcement action. The civil money calculation for
late reports does not include a grace period and begins on the day following the due
date for the report.
If you have any further questions, please contact Ian Wandner on our toll-free number,
(800) 424-9530 (at the prompt press 5 to reach the Reports Analysis Division) or his
local number, (202) 694-1176.
Chief, Compliance Branch
481 Reports Analysis Division