H.R.3955 - Empowering Citizens Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] (Introduced 10/04/2017)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/04/2017 Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3955 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/04/2017)
Empowering Citizens Act of 2017
This bill modifies the system for the public financing of presidential and congressional 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 (1) expanding disclosure requirements related to certain bundled contributions made to presidential campaigns, and (2) establishing the Empowering Citizens Payment Account within the Presidential Election Campaign Fund.