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H.R.186: To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to permit candidates for election for Federal office to designate an individual who will be authorized to disburse funds of the authorized campaign committees of the candidate in the event of the death of the candidate.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Walter B. Jones, R-N.C.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action June 25, 2014
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Bill Summary

Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to permit candidates for election to federal office to: (1) designate an individual for each of a candidate's authorized campaign committees who will be authorized to disburse funds of the committee in the event of the candidate's death, and (2) designate another individual to carry out the responsibilities of the designated individual in the event of the death or incapacity of the designated individual or the designated individual's unwillingness to carry out the responsibilities.

Prescribes procedures for filing and revoking such a designation. Permits the filing of a designation to contain the candidate's instructions regarding the disbursement of funds.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 25, 2014 Committee Hearings Held.
Jan. 4, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.