H.R.2072 - Clean Congress Act of 1995104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Linda [R-WA-3] (Introduced 07/19/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform; House Oversight; Rules; Standards of Official Conduct|
|Latest Action:||09/05/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2072 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/19/1995)
Clean Congress Act of 1995 - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit contributions to candidates for Federal office by persons other than individuals or political party committees.
(Sec. 3) Prohibits congressional candidates from accepting contributions from persons other than political party committees or in-State individual residents.
(Sec. 4) Eliminates multicandidate political committees as a separate political committee category for contribution limitation purposes.
(Sec. 5) Limits personal loans by candidates for Federal office to their campaigns to $5000.
(Sec. 6) Extends the ban on franked mass mailings by Members of Congress to 90 days before an election.
(Sec. 7) Extends the annual contribution limitation to all persons other than political party committees.
(Sec. 8) Establishes a ban on gifts to members, officers, and employees of the House of Representatives. Sets forth exceptions to such prohibition.