H.R.2033 - Political Candidate Personal Responsibility Act of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] (Introduced 06/07/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/24/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade, and Consumer Protection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2033 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/07/1999)
Political Candidate Personal Responsibility Act of 1999 - Prohibits a candidate for public office from receiving the lowest unit charge for advertising on television or radio (offered 45 days before a primary election and 60 days before a general election) unless the candidate certifies that he or she will not make any direct reference to another candidate for the same office, unless: (1) such reference meets requirements of this Act; and (2) a communication which contains such reference also contains a prominently displayed image (television) or the voice (radio) of the candidate during at least 75 percent of the broadcast time.
States that a candidate meets the requirements of this Act if: (1) in the case of a television broadcast, the reference is made by the candidate in a personal appearance on the screen; and (2) in the case of a radio broadcast, the reference is made by the candidate in a personal audio statement during which the candidate and the office are identified.