To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to clarify the obligation to report acts of foreign election influence and require implementation of compliance and reporting systems by Federal campaigns to detect and report such acts, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 19th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 28, 2019
Length: 74 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 23, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
137 Cosponsors (136 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Statement of Administration Policy
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Hank Johnson's E-Newsletter for Oct. 28, 2019”
— Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 28, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 4617 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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