Federal Elections Campaign Act of 1973: Report of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1973 - 48 pagini
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Pagina 31 - A vacancy in the Commission shall not impair the right of the remaining members to exercise all the powers of the Commission and three members thereof shall constitute a quorum.
Pagina 14 - If any licensee shall permit any person who is a legally qualified candidate for any public office to use a broadcasting station, he shall afford equal opportunities to all other such candidates for that office in the use of such broadcasting station : Provided, That such licensee shall have no power of censorship over the material broadcast under the provisions of this section. No obligation is imposed upon any licensee to allow the use of its station by any such candidate.
Pagina 37 - Whenever in the judgment of the Commission any person has engaged or is about to engage in any acts or practices which constitute or will constitute a violation...
Pagina 32 - Commission issued under subsection (a) of this section, issue an order requiring compliance therewith ; and any failure to obey the order of the court may be punished by the court as a contempt thereof.
Pagina 21 - political committee" means any individual, committee, association, or organization which accepts contributions or makes expenditures during a calendar year in an aggregate amount exceeding $1,000; (e) "contribution" means — (1) a gift, subscription, loan, advance, or deposit of money or anything of value . . . made for the purpose of influencing the nomination for election, or election, of any person to Federal office or...
Pagina 13 - CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW In compliance with subsection (4) of rule XXIX of the Standing Rules of the Senate, changes in existing law made by the bill, as reported, are shown as follows (existing law proposed to be omitted is enclosed in black brackets, new matter is printed in italic, existing law in which no change is proposed is shown in roman...
Pagina 32 - No officer or agency of the United States shall have any authority to require the Commission to submit its legislative recommendations, or testimony, or comments on legislation, to any officer or agency of the United States for approval, comments, or review, prior to the submission of such recommendations, testimony, or comments to the Congress.
Pagina 21 - expenditure" includes a payment, distribution, loan, advance, deposit, or gift of money or anything of value, and includes a contract, promise, or agreement, whether or not legally enforceable, to make an expenditure. (c) The term "person" includes an individual, partnership, committee, association, corporation, and any other organization or group of persons.
Pagina 14 - Nothing in the foregoing sentence shall be construed as relieving broadcasters, in connection with the presentation of newscasts, news interviews, news documentaries, and on-the-spot coverage of news events, from the obligations imposed upon them under this chapter to operate in the public interest and to afford reasonable opportunity for the discussion of conflicting views on issues of public importance.