To amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 to clarify the coverage of political activities directed within the United States by agents of foreign principals outside of the United States, to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to clarify the application of disclaimer rules for political advertisements which are disseminated online and to reduce the incidence of illicit foreign money in elections, to amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to prohibit the collection and transmission of ballots by third parties in elections for Federal office and to prohibit the availability of funds under such Act to States which permit non-citizens to vote in elections for public office, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 18, 2019
Length: 14 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on October 18, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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39 Cosponsors (38 Republicans, 1 Independent)
What legislators are saying
“Dr. Bucshon Votes Against Big Government Takeover of the Election Process”
— Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN8] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 23, 2019
Oct 18, 2019
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H.R. 4736 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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