H. R. 4365
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 16, 2009
Mr. Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
To limit the distribution of funds for campaign-related work under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, to reduce the deficit, and for other purposes.
Restrictions on ARRA funds and campaign-related work
Limitation on use of ARRA funds
Any person or entity that received compensation for campaign-related work during the 2008 election cycle shall not be eligible to receive, either directly or indirectly, any funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111–5).
Return of ARRA funds To reduce the deficit
Return of funds
Any person or entity that has received compensation for campaign-related work during the 2008 election cycle and who has received funds, either directly or indirectly, from such Act shall return such funds to the Secretary of the Treasury, with interest.
The Secretary of the Treasury shall deposit in the General Fund of the Treasury any funds received under paragraph (1) and ensure that such funds so deposited are dedicated for the sole purpose of deficit reduction.