Summary: S.1929 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (10/05/2017)

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.