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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 19th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 26, 2010
Length: 4 pages
Jan 26, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 26, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 26, 2010
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H.R. 4517 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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