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Page_white_text S463: A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to clarify when organizations described in section 527 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 must register as political committees, and for other purposes    [0 comments]
  • Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to subject to its requirements as a political committee any applicable 527 organization.
  • Excludes from the meaning of 527 organization for these purposes any committee, club, association, or other group of persons organized to influence: (1) the selection, nomination, election, appointment, or confirmation of one or more candidates to non-federal or non-elected office; or (2) any state or local ballot measure.
  • Denies exception from treatment as an applicable 527 organization to any such a committee, club, association, or other groups of persons which makes disbursements aggregating more than $1,000 for: (1) a public communication that promotes, supports, attacks, or opposes a clearly identified candidate for federal office during the one year period ending on the date of the general election for the office sought by the clearly identified candidate; or (2) certain voter drive activity.
  • Sets forth rules for allocation and funding by a political committee for certain expenses relating to federal and nonfederal activities.
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WorldS463 at GovTrack BookS463 at the Library of Congress
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Photo Republican
Arizona
http://mccain.senate.gov/

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Sen. Russell Feingold [D, WI]
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