Amendment in the nature of a substitute was printed as amendment number 13 in the Congressional Record. The amendment provides a soft money ban on both the Federal and State levels for Federal elections; treats issue ads as campaign ads; codifies the Beck decision; provides for FEC disclosure and enforcement; bans unsolicited franked mass mailings 6 months before an election; contains prohibitions and penalties for foreign contributions; and bans fundraising on Federal property.

Purpose:

An amendment in the nature of a substitute printed as amendment number 13 in the Congressional record. The amendment seeks to ban soft money; redefine express advocacy to include radio and television advertisements within 60 days of an election; requries electronic filing of FEC reports; and codify the Beck Supreme court decision relating to the use of union dues for political activity.

Popular Titles:

Campaign Finance Reform amendment

House Amendment Code:

(A002)

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