H.R. 3592 (102nd): To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to clarify the coverage of a provision that prohibits contributions by foreign nationals in elections for Federal, State, and local offices, and to provide for an additional prohibition on contributions by foreign nationals in initiative, referendum, and recall elections.


Oct 21, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 21, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Alfred McCandless

Representative for California's 37th congressional district


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Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit contributions by foreign nationals in elections to any Federal, State, or local office (currently, to any political office). Prohibits such ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 21, 1991

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3592”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (9R, 2D) (show)
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H.R. 1628 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 1, 1993

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