New Cosponsor — May 4, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY17]
The bill now has 10 cosponsors (10 Democrats).
Jan 26, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 26, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 19th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2010
Length: 4 pages
To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to apply the ban on contributions and expenditures by foreign nationals to domestic corporations which are owned or controlled by foreign principals, to increase the civil penalties applicable to foreign nationals who violate the ban, and for other purposes.
1/26/2010--Introduced.Freedom From Foreign-Based Manipulation in American Elections Act of 2010 - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to apply the ban on contributions and expenditures by foreign nationals ... Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2010
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4517 — 111th Congress: Freedom From Foreign-Based Manipulation in American Elections Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4517
“H.R. 4517 — 111th Congress: Freedom From Foreign-Based Manipulation in American Elections Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4517>
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