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PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1972

86 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 92-225-FEB. 7, 1972

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" (b) knowingly solicits any such contribution from any such person for any such purpose during any such period; shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.". SEC. 207. The table of sections for chapter 29 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by— (1) striking out the item relating to section 608 and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "608. Limitations on contributions and expenditures.";

(2) striking out the item relating to section 609 and inserting in lieu thereof the following: '•<5()9. Repealed.";

(3) striking out the item relating to section 611 and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "611. Contributions by Government contractors.".

TITLE III—DISCLOSURE O F FEDERAL CAMPAIGN FUNDS DEFINITIONS

SEC. 301. When used in this title— (a) "election" means (1) a general, special, primary, or runoff election, (2) a convention or caucus of a political party held to nominate a candidate, (3) a primary election held for the selection of delegates to a national nominating convention of a political party, (4) a primary election held for the expression of a preference for the nomination of persons for election to the office of President, and (5) the election of delegates to a constitutional convention for proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States; (b) "candidate" means an individual who seeks nomination for election, or election, to Federal office, whether or not such individual is elected, and, for purposes of this paragraph, an individual shall be deemed to seek nomination for election, or election, if he has (1) taken the action necessary under the law of a State to qualify himself for nomination for election, or election, to Federal office, or (2) received contributions or made expenditures, or has given his consent for any other person to receive contributions or make expenditures, with a view to bringing about his nomination for election, or election, to such office; (c) "Federal office" means the office of President or Vice President of the United States; or of Senator or Representative in, or Delegate or Resident Commissioner to, the Congress of the United States; (d) "political committee" means any committee, association, or organization which accepts contributions or makes expenditures during a calendar year in an aggregate amount exceeding $1,000; (e) "contribution" means— (1) a gift, subscription, loan, advance, or deposit of money or anything of value, made for the purpose of influencing the nomination for election, or election, of any person to Federal office or as a presidential or vice-presidential elector, or for the purpose of influencing the result of a primary held for the selection of delegates to a national nominating convention of a political party or for the expres-

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