H.R.2753 - Public Campaign Financing Act of 2005

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for public funding for House of Representatives elections, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Public Campaign Financing Act of 2005 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for public funding for House of Representatives elections, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Public Campaign Financing Act of 2005 - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA) to add a new title V (Public Funding for House of Representatives Elections) outlining: (1) qualifications for public financing; (2) limitations on contributions to qualifying House candidates pr

Official Summary

Public Campaign Financing Act of 2005 - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA) to add a new title V (Public Funding for House of Representatives Elections) outlining:
(1) qualifications for public financing;
(2) limitations on contributions to qualifying House candidates prohibiting such a candidate from accepting contributions other than contributions from individuals that total not more than $100 per individual per election cycle, with an 80 percent in-state contribution requirement;
(3) rules restricting public funding to specified purposes, such as buying broadcast time;
(4) limitations on the maximum amount of public funding, which is set at $750,000 for qualifying House candidates;
(5) various specified requirements pertaining to television debates and radio and television advertising;
(6) authorization for the filing of certain state reports in lieu of any required FECA report;
(7) provisions regarding reporting of election activity of persons other than political parties; and
(8) rules for contributions through intermediaries and conduits.

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