[113th Congress Public Law 72]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]



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Public Law 113-72
113th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act to extend through 2018 the 
   authority of the Federal Election Commission to impose civil money 
   penalties on the basis of a schedule of penalties established and 
 published by the Commission, to expand such authority to certain other 
   violations, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 26, 2013 -  [H.R. 
                                3487]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. EXTENSION OF ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTY AUTHORITY OF 
                              FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION THROUGH 
                              2018.

    Section 309(a)(4)(C)(iv) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 
1971 (2 U.S.C. 437g(a)(4)(C)(iv)) is amended by striking ``December 31, 
2013'' and inserting ``December 31, 2018''.
SEC. 2. EXPANSION OF ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTY AUTHORITY OF FEDERAL 
                    ELECTION COMMISSION.

    (a) Application to Qualified Disclosure Requirements.--Section 
309(a)(4)(C)(i) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 
437g(a)(4)(C)(i)) is amended by striking ``any requirement of section 
304(a) of the Act (2 U.S.C. 434(a))'' and inserting ``a qualified 
disclosure requirement''.
    (b) Schedule of Penalties for Each Violation.--Section 
309(a)(4)(C)(i)(II) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 
U.S.C. 437g(a)(4)(C)(i)(II)) is amended by inserting ``, for violations 
of each qualified disclosure requirement,'' before ``under a schedule of 
penalties''.
    (c) Definition of Qualified Disclosure Requirement.--Section 
309(a)(4)(C) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 
437g(a)(4)(C)) is amended--
            (1) by redesignating clause (iv), as amended by section 1, 
        as clause (v); and
            (2) by inserting after clause (iii) the following new 
        clause:
                    ``(iv) In this subparagraph, the term `qualified 
                disclosure requirement' means any requirement of--
                          ``(I) subsections (a), (c), (e), (f), (g), or 
                      (i) of section 304; or
                          ``(II) section 305.''.

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SEC. 3. <<NOTE: 2 USC 437g note.>> EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendments made by this Act shall take effect on the earlier 
of--
            (1) December 31, 2013; or
            (2) the date of the enactment of this Act.

    Approved December 26, 2013.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3487:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 159 (2013):
            Nov. 18, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 20, considered and passed Senate.

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