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PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1972

PUBLIC LAW 92-225-FEB. 7, 1972

[86 STAT.

the use in two or more States of a communications medium shall be attributed to such candidate's expenditure limitation in each such State, based on the number of persons in such State who can reasonably be expected to be reached by such communications medium. (4)(A) For purposes of subparagraph (B): 'Price index.' (i) The term "price index" means the average over a calendar year of the Consumer Price Index (all items—United States city average) published monthly by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Base period." (ii) The term "base period" means the calendar year 1970. P u b l i c a t i o n in (B) A t the beginning of each calendar year (commencing in 1972), Federal Register. as there becomes available necessary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor, the Secretary of Labor shall certify to the Comptroller General and publish in the Federal Register the per centum difference between the price index for the 12 months preceding the beginning of such calendar year and the price index for the base period. Each amount determined under paragraph (1)(A)(i) and (ii) shall be increased by such per centum difference. Each amount so increased shall be the amount in effect for such calendar yeaj". P u b l i c a t i o n in (5) Within 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act, and Federal Register. (j^j.jj^g ^j^g fjj.g^ wcek of January in 1973 and every subsequent year, the Secretary of Commerce shall certify to the Comptroller General and publish in the Federal Register an estimate of the voting age population of each State and congressional district for the last calendar year ending before the date of certification. (6) Amounts spent for the use of communications media on behalf of any legally qualified candidate for Federal elective office (or for nomination to such office) shall, for the purposes of this subsection, be deemed to have been spent by such candidate. Amounts spent for the use of communications media by or on behalf of any legally qualified candidate for the office of Vice President of the United States shall, for the purposes of this section, be deemed to have been spent by the candidate for the office of President of the United States with whom he is running. (7) For purposes of this section and section 315(c) of the ComPost, p. 7. munications Act of 1934— (A) spending and charges for the use of communications media include not only the direct charges of the media but also agents' commissions allowed the agent by the media, and (B) any expenditure for the use of any communications medium by or on behalf of the candidacy of a candidate for Federal elective office (or nomination thereto) shall be charged against the expenditure limitation under this subsection applicable to the election in which such medium is used. Certification (jj) J^Q pBrson may make any charge for the use by or on behalf of requirement. " """' any legally qualified candidate for Federal elective office (or for nomination to such office) of any newspaper, magazine, or outdoor advertising facility, unless such candidate (or a person specifically authorized by such candidate in writing to do so) certifies in writing to the