S. 2954 (111th): Prohibiting Foreign Influence in American Elections Act


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.


Robert “Bob” Menéndez
Senator from New Jersey


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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2010
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to apply the ban on contributions and expenditures by foreign nationals to domestic corporation which are owned or controlled by foreign principals.

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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. 4522 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2010

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2010

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2954” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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Jan 26, 2010


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