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PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1972

86 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 92-225-FEB. 7, 1972

  • '(4) the payment, by any person other than a candidate

or political committee, of compensation for the personal services of another person which are rendered to such candidate or political committee without charge for any such purpose; and '" "(5) notwithstanding the foregoing meanings of 'contribution', the word shall not be construed to include services provided without compensation by individuals volunteering a portion or all of their time on behalf of a candidate or " ^ political committee; . "(f) 'expenditure' means— "(1) a purchase, payment, distribution, loan, advance, deposit, or gift of money or anything of value (except a loan of money by a national or State bank made in accordance with the applicable banking laws and regulations and in the ordinary course of business), made for the purpose of influencing the nomination for election, or election, of any person to Federal office, 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 expression of a preference for the nomination of persons for election to the office of President, or for the purpose of influencing the election of delegates to a constitutional convention for proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States; " (2) a contract, promise, or agreement, express or implied, whether or not legally enforceable, to make any expenditure: and " (3) a transfer of funds between political committees; " (g) ^person' and 'whoever' mean an individual, partnership, committee, association, corporation, or any other organization or group of persons; and " (h) 'State' means each State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession of the United States.". SEC. 202. Section 600 of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: '*§ 600. Promise of employment or other benefit for political activity "Whoever, directly or indirectly, promises any employment, position, compensation, contract, appointment, or other benefit, provided for or made possible in whole or in part by any Act of Congress, or any special consideration in obtaining any such benefit, to any person as consideration, favor, or reward for any political activity or for the support of or opposition to any candidate or any political party in connection with any general or special election to any political office, or in connection with any primary election or political convention or caucus held to select candidates for any political office, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.". SEC. 203. Section 608 of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

    • § 608. Limitations on contributions and expenditures

" (a)(1) No candidate may make expenditures from his personal funds, or the personal funds of his immediate family, in connection with his campaign for nomination for election, or election, to Federal office in excess of— " (A) $50,000, in the case of a candidate for the office of President or Vice President; " (B) $35,000, in the case of a candidate for the office of Senator; or




" Stat. 721.