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Short Titles as Introduced

Empower Act of 2017

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the system of public financing for Presidential elections, and for other purposes.

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10/04/2017Introduced in House

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10/04/2017Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/04/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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No cosponsors.

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House Administration10/04/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/04/2017)

Empower Act of 2017

This bill modifies the system for the public financing of presidential elections, including by (1) providing for 600% matching funds for campaign contributions that are smaller contributions; and (2) requiring a candidate, as a condition of eligibility for public financing, to agree not to accept certain bundled contributions or contributions of more than $1,000 from any person. The bill also modifies other election-related provisions, such as by expanding disclosure requirements related to certain bundled contributions made to presidential campaigns.