S.2911 - A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act to provide that members of the Federal Election Commission shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.94th Congress (1975-1976)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schweiker, Richard S. [R-PA] (Introduced 02/02/1976)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/02/1976 Referred to Senate Committee on Rules and Administration. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2911 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/02/1976)
Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to give the President the power to appoint six members of the eight-member Federal Election Commission by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. Appoints the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives as ex officio members of the Commission without the right to vote.
Terminates the terms of the present members once the new members are appointed and confirmed pursuant to this Act.
Declares the sense of the Congress that appointments authorized by this Act should be made as soon as possible.