To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to apply the ban on contributions and expenditures by foreign nationals under such Act to foreign-controlled, foreign-influenced, and foreign-owned domestic corporations, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 17, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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84 Cosponsors (84 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Raskin Introduces Get Foreign Money Out of U.S. Elections Act”
— Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD8] (Sponsor) on Mar 21, 2017
“Separated Children Held in Pleasant Hill Reunited with Their Parents”
— Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA10] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 30, 2018
Mar 17, 2017
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Jan 24, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 746 (116th).
Dec 14, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6283 (117th).
H.R. 1615 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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