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PUBLIC LAW 107-155—MAR. 27, 2002 116 STAT. 105 (II) whether the candidate was an incumbent or a challenger; and (III) whether the candidate "was successful in the candidate's bid for public office; and (ii) the number of races in which at least one candidate ran an election with clean money clean elections. (B) EFFECTS OF CLEAN MONEY CLEAN ELECTIONS.— The Comptroller General of the United States shall describe the effects of public financing under the clean money clean elections laws on the 2000 elections in Arizona and Maine. (c) REPORT.— Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General of the United States shall submit a report to the Congress detailing the results of the study conducted under subsection (b). SEC. 311. CLARITY STANDARDS FOR IDENTIFICATION OF SPONSORS OF ELECTION-RELATED ADVERTISING. Section 318 of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 441d) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)— (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1)— (i) by striking "Whenever" and inserting 'Whenever a political committee makes a disbursement for the purpose of financing any communication through any broadcasting station, newspaper, magazine, outdoor advertising facility, mailing, or any other type of general public political advertising, or whenever"; (ii) by striking "an expenditure" and inserting "a disbursement"; (iii) by striking "direct"; and (iv) by inserting "or makes a disbursement for an electioneering communication (as defined in section 304(f)(3))" after "public political advertising"; and (B) in paragraph (3), by inserting "and permanent street address, telephone number, or World Wide Web address" after "name"; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(c) SPECIFICATION.— Any printed communication described in subsection (a) shall— "(1) be of sufficient t3^e size to be clearly readable by the recipient of the communication; "(2) be contained in a printed box set apart from the other contents of the communication; and "(3) be printed with a reasonable degree of color contrast between the background and the printed statement. " (d) ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS.— " (1) COMMUNICATIONS BY CANDIDATES OR AUTHORIZED PER- SONS.— "(A) BY RADIO.—Any communication described in paragraph (1) or (2) of subsection (a) which is transmitted through radio shall include, in addition to the requirements of that paragraph, an audio statement by the candidate that identifies the candidate and states that the candidate has approved the communication. "(B) BY TELEVISION.— Any communication described in paragraph (1) or (2) of subsection (a) which is transmitted Arizona. Maine. Deadline.