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H.R. 6249 (115th): REFUSE Act

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To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to treat certain foreign-owned corporations and business organizations as foreign nationals for purposes of the ban on campaign activity, to prohibit foreign-affiliated section 501(c)(4) organizations from making contributions to super PACs or disbursing funds for independent expenditures or electioneering communications, to amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 to reform the procedures for the registration of agents of foreign principals under such Act, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Marcy Kaptur

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2018
Length: 51 pages
Introduced:

Jun 27, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Jun 27, 2018
 
Introduced

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H.R. 6249 (115th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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