Summary: H.R.4771 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/08/1988)

Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require any television advertisement of a candidate for election to a Federal office to include a clearly readable identification of the candidate, by name and party affiliation, that is readable for the entire length of the advertisement. Prohibits a television advertisement from including the name of an opposing candidate unless such candidate's name is spoken, in every instance, on camera by the candidate paying for the advertisement.

Amends the Federal criminal code to impose penalties upon candidates who use false or unsubstantiated campaign material.