Text: H.R.4742 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/09/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4742


To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require the principal campaign committee of a candidate in a general election for the office of President to file a certification that the candidate has undergone a medical examination conducted by a medical office under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Navy.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 9, 2018

Mr. Brendan F. Boyle of Pennsylvania introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration


A BILL

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require the principal campaign committee of a candidate in a general election for the office of President to file a certification that the candidate has undergone a medical examination conducted by a medical office under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Navy.

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 “Standardizing Testing and Accountability Before Large Elections Giving Electors Necessary Information for Unobstructed Selection Act” or the “STABLE GENIUS Act”.

SEC. 2. Medical examination of presidential candidates.

(a) Requiring principal campaign committee To certify that candidate has undergone examination.—Section 304 of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (52 U.S.C. 30104) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

“(j) Certification of medical examination of presidential candidate.—

“(1) REQUIRING FILING OF CERTIFICATION.—The principal campaign committee of a candidate for election for the office of President shall file a report with the Commission under this section containing—

“(A) a certification that a medical office under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Navy conducted a medical examination of the candidate after the candidate won the nomination of a political party to run as a candidate in the general election for such office; and

“(B) the results of such medical examination.

“(2) DEADLINE.—A principal campaign committee of a candidate for election for the office of President shall file the report required under paragraph (1) not later than 21 days after the date on which the candidate won the political party’s nomination to run as a candidate in the general election.”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to the general election for the office of President held in November 2020 and each succeeding general election for such office.