H.Amdt.690 to H.R.2183105th Congress (1997-1998)
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|Amends Bill:||H.R.2183 — Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 1998|
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 06/18/1998)|
|Amendments to |
|H.Amdt.715, H.Amdt.743, H.Amdt.747, H.Amdt.803, H.Amdt.751, H.Amdt.744, H.Amdt.748, H.Amdt.742, H.Amdt.694, H.Amdt.714, H.Amdt.806, H.Amdt.810, H.Amdt.691, H.Amdt.807, H.Amdt.811, H.Amdt.823, H.Amdt.693, H.Amdt.692, H.Amdt.815, H.Amdt.819, H.Amdt.814, H.Amdt.818, H.Amdt.822, H.Amdt.746, H.Amdt.750, H.Amdt.805, H.Amdt.813, H.Amdt.817, H.Amdt.809, H.Amdt.821, H.Amdt.804, H.Amdt.752, H.Amdt.808, H.Amdt.741, H.Amdt.812, H.Amdt.745, H.Amdt.717, H.Amdt.820, H.Amdt.749, H.Amdt.816, H.Amdt.716|
|Latest Action:||08/03/1998 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A002) as amended Agreed to by recorded vote: 237 - 186 (Roll No. 379).|
Description: H.Amdt. 690 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)
Amendment in the nature of a substitute was printed as amendment number 13 in the Congressional Record. The amendment provides a soft money ban on both the Federal and State levels for Federal elections; treats issue ads as campaign ads; codifies the Beck decision; provides for FEC disclosure and enforcement; bans unsolicited franked mass mailings 6 months before an election; contains prohibitions and penalties for foreign contributions; and bans fundraising on Federal property.
An amendment in the nature of a substitute printed as amendment number 13 in the Congressional record. The amendment seeks to ban soft money; redefine express advocacy to include radio and television advertisements within 60 days of an election; requries electronic filing of FEC reports; and codify the Beck Supreme court decision relating to the use of union dues for political activity.
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