Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 1.djvu/132

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116 STAT. 106 PUBLIC LAW 107-155—MAR. 27, 2002 through television shall include, in addition to the requirements of that paragraph, a statement that identifies the candidate and states that the candidate has approved the communication. Such statement— "(i) shall be conveyed by— "(I) an unobscured, full-screen view of the candidate making the statement, or "(11) the candidate in voice-over, accompanied by a clearly identifiable photographic or similar image of the candidate; and "(ii) shall also appear in writing at the end of the communication in a clearly readable manner with a reasonable degree of color contrast between the background and the printed statement, for a period of at least 4 seconds. "(2) COMMUNICATIONS BY OTHERS. — Any communication described in paragraph (3) of subsection (a) which is transmitted through radio or television shall include, in addition to the requirements of that paragraph, in a clearly spoken manner, the following audio statement: * is responsible for the content of this advertising.' (with the blank to be filled in with the name of the political committee or other person paying for the communication and the name of any connected organization of the payor). If transmitted through television, the statement shall be conveyed by an unobscured, full-screen view of a representative of the political committee or other person making the statement, or by a representative of such political committee or other person in voice-over, and shall also appear in a clearly readable manner with a reasonable degree of color contrast between the background and the printed statement, for a period of at least 4 seconds.". SEC. 312. INCREASE IN PENALTIES. (a) IN GENERAL. —Subparagraph (A) of section 309(d)(1) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 437g(d)(l)(A)) is amended to read as follows: "(A) Any person who knowingly and willfully commits a violation of any provision of this Act which involves the making, receiving, or reporting of any contribution, donation, or expenditure— "(i) aggregating $25,000 or more during a calendar year shall be fined under title 18, United States Code, or imprisoned for not more than 5 years, or both; or "(ii) aggregating $2,000 or more (but less than $25,000) during a calendar year shall be fined under such title, or imprisoned for not more than 1 year, or both.". 2 USC 437g note. (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendment made by this section shall apply to violations occurring on or after the effective date of this Act. SEC. 313. STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS. (a) IN GENERAL. —Section 406(a) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 455(a)) is amended by striking "3" and inserting "5". 2 USC 455 note. (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendment made by this section shall apply to violations occurring on or after the effective date of this Act.