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Text of the To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require that candidates for the House of Representatives receive at ...

...Representatives receive at least half of their campaign contributions from individuals.

This bill was introduced on September 29, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 29, 1995 (Introduced).

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HR 2430 IH

104th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2430

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require that candidates for the House of Representatives receive at least half of their campaign contributions from individuals.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 29, 1995

Mr. FRANKS of Connecticut introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Oversight


A BILL

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require that candidates for the House of Representatives receive at least half of their campaign contributions from individuals.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ELECTION LIMITATION ON CONTRIBUTIONS FROM PERSONS OTHER THAN INDIVIDUALS.

    Section 315 of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 441a) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

    ‘(i) A candidate for the office of Representative in, or Delegate or Resident Commissioner to, the Congress may not, with respect to a reporting period for an election, accept contributions from persons other than individuals totaling in excess of 50 percent of all contributions accepted by the candidate with respect to the reporting period.’.