Senatorial Campaign Expenditures, 1930, Hearings Before a ... , 71-2 Pursuant to S. Res. 215 ... , Delaware, October 10, 1930, January 30, 1931

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Page 73 - expenditure" includes a payment, distribution, loan, advance, deposit, or gift, of money, or anything of value, and includes a contract, promise, or agreement, whether or not legally enforceable, to make an expenditure; (f) The term "person...
Page 74 - An Act to codify, revise, and amend the penal laws of the United States...
Page 73 - candidate" means an individual whose name is presented at an election for election as Senator or Representative in, or Delegate or Resident Commissioner to, the Congress of the United States, whether or not such individual is elected; (c) The term "political committee...
Page 74 - Limitation upon amount of expenditures by candidate. (a) A candidate, in his campaign for election, shall not make expenditures in excess of the amount which he may lawfully make under the laws of the State in which he is a candidate, nor in excess of the amount which he may lawfully make under the provisions of this chapter and section 208 of Title 18.
Page 74 - ... candidates by the laws of the State in which he resides, or expended for his necessary personal, traveling, or subsistence expenses, •or for stationery, postage, writing, or printing (other than for use on billboards or in newspapers), for distributing letters, circulars, or posters, or for telegraph or telephone service, shall not be included in determining whether his expenditures have exceeded the sum fixed by paragraph (1) or (2) of subdivision (b) as the limit of campaign expenses of a...
Page 6 - ... which would not only be of public interest but which would aid the Senate in enacting any remedial legislation or in deciding any contest which might be instituted involving the right to a seat in the United States Senate.
Page 73 - A correct and itemized account of each contribution received by him or by any person for him with his knowledge or consent, from any source, in aid or support of his candidacy for election, or for the purpose of influencing the result of the election, together with the name of the person who has made such contribution...
Page 76 - ... (3) A statement of every promise or pledge made by him or by any person for him with his consent, prior to the closing of the polls on the day of the election relative to the appointment or recommendation for appointment of any person to any public or private position or employment for the purpose of procuring support in his candidacy...
Page 75 - If any provision of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the Act and of the application of such provision to other persons and circumstances shall not be affected thereby.
Page 74 - ... shall be cumulative, but where there has been no change in an item reported in a previous statement only the amount need be carried forward. (c) Every candidate shall inclose with his first statement a report, based upon the records of the proper State official, stating the total number of votes cast for all candidates for the office which the candidate seeks, at the general election next preceding the election at which he is a candidate.

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