H.R.34 - Illegal Foreign Contributions Act of 1998105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bereuter, Doug [R-NE-1] (Introduced 01/07/1997)|
|Committees:||House - House Oversight | Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||05/22/1998 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E937) (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Referred in Senate (03/31/1998)
[Congressional Bills 105th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 34 Referred in Senate (RFS)] 2d Session H. R. 34 _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES March 31, 1998 Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration _______________________________________________________________________ AN ACT To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit individuals who are not citizens of the United States from making contributions or expenditures in connection with an election for Federal office. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Illegal Foreign Contributions Act of 1998''. SEC. 2. PROHIBITING NON-CITIZEN INDIVIDUALS FROM MAKING CONTRIBUTIONS OR EXPENDITURES IN CONNECTION WITH FEDERAL ELECTIONS. (a) Prohibition Applicable to All Non-Citizens.--Section 319(b)(2) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 441e(b)(2)) is amended by striking ``and who is not lawfully admitted'' and all that follows and inserting a period. (b) Prohibition Applicable to Expenditures.-- (1) In general.--Section 319(a) of such Act (2 U.S.C. 441e(a)) is amended by inserting ``or expenditure'' after ``contribution'' each place it appears. (2) Conforming amendment.--Section 319 of such Act (2 U.S.C. 441e) is amended in the heading by inserting ``and expenditures'' after ``contributions''. SEC. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE. The amendments made by this Act shall apply with respect to contributions or expenditures made on or after the date of the enactment of this Act. Passed the House of Representatives March 30, 1998. Attest: ROBIN H. CARLE, Clerk.