H.R. 5065 (102nd): Clean Campaign Act of 1992

Introduced:
May 05, 1992 (102nd Congress, 1991–1992)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Sidney Morrison
Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district
Party
Republican
 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 5, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 05, 1992
Referred to Committee May 05, 1992
 
Full Title

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 regarding the broadcasting of certain material regarding candidates for Federal elective office, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Energy and Commerce

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5/5/1992--Introduced.
Clean Campaign Act of 1992 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require that, if any legally qualified candidate for any Federal elective office uses a broadcast station to refer to another legally qualified candidate, such reference shall be made in person.
Requires any licensee that permits a broadcasting station to be used in a manner not in accordance with such requirement to provide to the candidate to whom the reference was made the opportunity to use, without charge, an equal amount of time.
Makes this Act equally applicable in the case of an authorized committee speaking on behalf of or against a legally qualified candidate.

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