Proposed Investigation and Study of the Operation and Enforcement of the Hatch Act, the Corrupt Practices Act, and Other Federal Regulations Governing Elections: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Elections of the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 1167 and H.R. 433, to Establish a Commission on Restrictions of Political Activities Under the Hatch Political Activities Act. July 19 and August 1, 1957
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1957 - Executive advisory bodies - 135 pages
Considers legislation to establish a Federal commission to study the impact on Government employees of Federal laws restricting political activities.
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Page 58 - Every person who receives a contribution for a political committee shall, on demand of the treasurer, and in any event within five days after the receipt of such contribution, render to the treasurer a detailed account thereof, including the name and address of the person making such contribution, and the date on which received.
Page 113 - 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 54 - ... of the United States, and no clerk or employee of any department, branch or bureau of the executive, judicial, or military or naval service of the United States, shall, directly or indirectly, solicit or receive, or be in any manner concerned in soliciting or receiving, any assessment, subscription, or contribution for any political purpose whatever...
Page 103 - political committee" includes any committee, association, or organization which accepts contributions or makes expenditures for the purpose of influencing or attempting to influence the election of candidates or presidential...
Page 59 - ... (6) The total sum of expenditures made by or on behalf of such committee during the calendar year. (b) The statements required to be filed by subdivision (a) shall be cumulative during the calendar year to which they relate, but where there has been no change in an item reported in a previous statement only the amount need be carried forward.
Page 113 - If § 313 were construed to prohibit the publication, by corporations and unions in the regular course of conducting their affairs, of periodicals advising their members, stockholders or customers of danger or advantage to their interests from the adoption of measures, or the election to office of men espousing such measures, the gravest doubt would arise in our minds as to its constitutionality.