S. 2511 (109th): 527 Reform Act of 2006

Apr 05, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress
See Instead:

H.R. 4975 (same title)
Passed House — May 03, 2006

This bill was introduced on April 5, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Apr 05, 2006
John McCain
Senator from Arizona
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Apr 05, 2006
21 pages
Related Bills
S. 2828 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2004

S. 463 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 31, 2007

Full Title

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.


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527 Reform Act of 2006 - 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 non-federal activities.

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