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Avner

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  1. Mr. Speaker, With the ending of the Marshall amendment and the seemingly bipartisan support for this bill, I move for unanimous consent. I yield.
  2. To require candidates for President of the United States to release tax returns and sell off potential conflicts of interest, and other purposes. In The House of Representatives Q1 1987 Mr. KROL of South Dakota, for himself and others, introduces: A Bill To require candidates for President of the United States to release tax returns and sell off potential conflicts of interest, and other purposes. Be It Enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress Assembled: SECTION 1: Short Title The act may be cited as "Forcing American Integrity by Regulating Elections Act of 1987". SECTION 2: Disclosure Requirements Any candidate filing with the Federal Election Commission to seek either the office of President of the United States of America or Vice President of the United States of America is required to publically submit tax returns for the six (6) fiscal years before the fiscal year in which the election will occur. Failure to do so with six months of Election Day will result in a fine, as determined by the Federal Election Commission. Providing false or otherwise inaccruate or misleading documentation is subject to no more than ten (10) years in federal prison, $1,000,000 in fines, or both. SECTION 3: Blind Trust Any personal holding determined by the Federal Election Commission to be conflict of interest with the holding of the office of President of the United States or Vice President of the United States must be sold off in a blind trust as defined by within six months of Inauguration Day. Failure to do so is subject to no more than ninety (90) days in federal prison, $500,000 in fines, or both. SECTION 4: Presidential Debates The Federal Election Commission will organize and host no fewer than three (3) debates between any candidate for President of the United States of America, legitimately nominated by a political party, who is polling at least 5% in an average of the five (5) most reliable an accurate national polls, as determined by the Federal Elections Commission. The Federal Election Commission is encouraged to work with private donors to fund this project. SECTION 5: Vice Presidential Debates The Federal Election Commission will organize and host no fewer than one (1) debate between any candidate for Vice President of the United States of America, legitimately nominated by a political party, who is polling at least 5% in an average of the five (5) most reliable an accurate national polls, as determined by the Federal Elections Commission. The Federal Election Commission is encouraged to work with private donors to fund this project. SECTION 6: Tax Checkoff Box Beginning with Fiscal Year 1988, a tax checkoff box will appear on all United States federal tax forms offering American tax payers the opportunity to donate $3 to the Federal Election Commission for the purpose of funding the provisions of Section 4 and Section 5. SECTION 7: Federal Election Commissioner The Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 is hereby amended to provide for the establishment of a fifth commissioner. SECTION 8: REQUIRING NATIONAL COMMITTEES OF POLITICAL PARTIES TO FILE CERTAIN PRE-GENERAL ELECTION REPORTS (a) In General.--Section 304(a)(4)(A)(ii) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 434(a)(4)(A)(ii)) is amended by striking ``such election,'' and inserting the following: ``such election (together with, in the case of a national committee of a political party, any other general election),''. (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to elections occurring after January 1988." (source on this amendment - https://www.congress.gov/bill/105th-congress/house-bill/4781/text?q={"search"%3A["federal+elections"]}&r=2
  3. Avner

    Leave of Absence

    Will be back on the 25th
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    FAIR Elections Act of 1987

    This bill passes committee by 3 ayes and 1 nay.
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    Point of Order: Made in America Act

    The vote was made before the Congressman of South Carolina was appointed to this committee, therefore the Speaker's vote is valid and is to be counted.
  6. Avner

    Committee Rosters

    Axel Storm is to be placed on the HELP committee.
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    Docket

    Mr. Speaker, I request the following bill to be docketed.
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    Docket

    The House Majority Leader shall post the docket to be considered by the House of Representatives here.
  9. Mr. Speaker, I move for unanimous consent. I yield.
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    Made in America Act

    This bill fails to pass committee, 3 ayes and 3 nays.
  11. Avner

    Responsible Gun Ownership Act

    This bill has failed to pass committee 3 nays and 2 ayes
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    FAIR Elections Act of 1987

    Amendments I & II Fails to pass Amendment III 4 ayes, 2 nays We will not move on to a final vote, the chair votes Aye
  13. Mr. King (for himself, Mr Garvey, Mr. King, Mr.Blackstone, Ms. Dubois-Granger, Ms. Peterson, Mr.Tilsley) introduces with help from Mr. Davis the following bill; A BILL Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, To create incentives for new business start-ups by young people. Section 1. Creation of the Youth Entrepreneurship Project (2) A new program is created, to be known as the Youth Entrepreneurship Project (2) The program shall be administered through the Department of Commerce. (3) The purpose of the project shall be to encourage the creation of new businesses by young people aged up to 25 years. Section 2. Eligibility (1) Applicants to the project must be duly incorporated companies (2) The owners of the applicant company must be American citizens/or permanent resident aged 25 or below. (3) Applicants may be refused by the Department of Commerce if the application is frivolous or the applicant unable to carry out a successful business venture. Section 3. Temporary exemption from business/corporation taxation and advisory list (1) Eligible applicants shall pay aligned to their individual tax rate, for those who make over $6,063 will pay 15% in federal income tax (2) The Department of Commerce may extend this exemption to other forms of taxation. (3) Section 127(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking and at the end of subparagraph (A), by redesignating subparagraph (B) as subparagraph (C), and by inserting after subparagraph (A) the following new subparagraph: (B)the payment by an employer, whether paid to the employee or to a lender, of principal or interest on any qualified education loan (as defined in section 221(d)(1)) incurred by the employee. (4) The Department of Commerce shall maintain a list of executives with at least five years experience in business willing to act as advisers to businesses accepted into this scheme, and this list shall be made available to all businesses accepted into this scheme on request. PES: Creates the Youth Entrepreneurship Project, allows young people aged 25 to create new businesses by allowing them to pay taxes incurred by their business aligned to their individual tax bracket, while also amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend the tax exclusion for employer-provided educational assistance to include payments of qualified education loans by an employer to either an employee or a lender.
  14. Post your hilarious or dumb campaign ads you've seen!
  15. Mr. Speaker, I second this amendment. I yield.
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