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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 19th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 28, 2019
Length: 74 pages
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
“Congressman Panetta Votes for Legislation to Protect American Elections from Foreign Interference”
— Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA20] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 23, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 4617 is 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.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2019). H.R. 4617 — 116th Congress: SHIELD Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr4617
“H.R. 4617 — 116th Congress: SHIELD Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2019. December 8, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr4617>
SHIELD Act, H.R. 4617, 116th Cong. (2019).
|title=H.R. 4617 (116th)
|accessdate=December 8, 2019
|author=116th Congress (2019)
|date=October 8, 2019
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.