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Short Titles as Introduced

Restoring Confidence in Our Democracy Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reassert the authority of Congress to restrict spending by corporations and labor organizations on campaigns for elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.

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03/21/2013Introduced in House

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03/21/2013Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/21/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee on House Administration03/21/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/21/2013)

Restoring Confidence in Our Democracy Act - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to set forth special rules for electioneering communications, especially targeted communications, which national banks, corporations, and labor organizations are prohibited from paying for.

Defines "targeted communications" as electioneering communications distributed from a television or radio broadcast station or provider of cable or satellite television service and, in the case of a communication which refers to a candidate for an office other than President or Vice President, is targeted to the relevant electorate.

Prohibits independent expenditures by national banks, corporations, and labor organizations.

Applies certain limitations on contributions made by any person to a political committee to any contribution to a political committee which accepts donations or contributions that do not comply with contribution or source prohibitions (or made to any account of a political committee established to accept such noncompliant donations or contributions).