H.R. 4517 (111th): Freedom From Foreign-Based Manipulation in American Elections Act of 2010

Introduced:

Jan 26, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 26, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Hall
Representative for New York's 19th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2010
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 4540 (Related)
Prevent Foreign Influence in our Elections Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2010

H.R. 4523 (Related)
Save Our Democracy From Foreign Influence Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2010

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History

Introduced
Jan 26, 2010

Details

Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (10D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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