H.R.1503 - Presidential Eligibility Act

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require the principal campaign committee of a candidate for election to the office of President to include with the committee's statement of organization a copy of the candidate's birth certificate, together with such other documentation as may be necessary to establish that the candidate meets the qualifications for eligibility to the Office of President under the Constitution. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require the principal campaign committee of a candidate for election to the office of President to include with the committee's statement of organization a copy of the candidate's birth certificate, together with such other documentation as may be necessary to establish that the candidate meets the qualifications for eligibility to the Office of President under the Constitution. as introduced.
  • Popular: Presidential Eligibility Act as introduced.

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The Presidential Eligibility Act would require all future candidates to supply proof (in the form of a valid birth certificate) when establishing a presidential campaign. The campaign would be required to disclose the birth certificate, along with other identifying documents, to the Federal Election Commission.
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Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require the principal campaign committee of a candidate for election to the Office of President to include with the committee's statement of organization a copy of the candidate's birth certificate, together with such other docum

Official Summary

Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require the principal campaign committee of a candidate for election to the Office of President to include with the committee's statement of organization a copy of the candidate's birth certificate, together with such other documentation as may be necessary to establish that the candidate meets the qualifications for eligibility to the Office of President under the Constitution.

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