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house Bill H.R. 4540

Prevent Foreign Influence in our Elections Act

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      house Committees
      Committee on Administration
    IntroducedJanuary 27th, 2010

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Title

Prevent Foreign Influence in our Elections Act

Official Title

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to extend the ban on election activity by foreign nationals to election activity by domestic corporations which are subsidiaries of foreign principals.

Summary

Prevent Foreign Influence in our Elections Act - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to apply the ban on contributions and expenditures by foreign nationals in connection with a federal, state, or local election to domestic corporations (subsidiaries) with respect to which the percentage of outstanding shares controlled directly or indirectly by foreign principals is equal to or greater than 50%.

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