H.R.2141 - To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for a reduction in the limitation amount for multicandidate political committee contributions to candidates, and for other purposes.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Introduced 07/28/1995)|
|Committees:||House - House Oversight|
|Latest Action:||07/28/1995 Referred to the House Committee on House Oversight.|
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Summary: H.R.2141 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/28/1995)
Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reduce permitted contribution amounts to Federal candidates by multicandidate political committees.
(Sec. 2) Prohibits a House of Representatives candidate from accepting contributions from a multicandidate political committee in excess of 50 percent of all contributions accepted by such candidate during a reporting period.
(Sec. 3) Limits contributions which a House of Representatives candidate may accept from other than in-State residents.
(Sec. 4) Removes contribution limitations for congressional candidates whose opponents intend to spend or spend $100,000 or more from personal sources.
(Sec. 5) Prohibits leadership committees.
(Sec. 6) Revises contribution through intermediary provisions.