S.1563 - A bill to amend the Federal Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit the use of compulsory union dues for political purposes.99th Congress (1985-1986)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Helms, Jesse [R-NC] (Introduced 08/01/1985)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/01/1985 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1563 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/01/1985)
Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act to declare that contributions, gifts, or payments by union members to a separate fund which is used by the union for political purposes must be voluntary and unrelated to monies required as a condition of employment.
Declares it to be unlawful to use monies paid to an organization as a condition of employment for any type of election or campaign activity by such organization.