To reform the financing of House elections, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Fair Elections Now Act''. (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents of this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. Sec. 2. Findings and declarations. TITLE I--FAIR ELECTIONS FINANCING OF HOUSE ELECTION CAMPAIGNS
Sec. 101. Benefits and eligibility requirements for House candidates. ``TITLE V--FAIR ELECTIONS FINANCING OF HOUSE ELECTION CAMPAIGNS
``Sec. 501. Benefits for participating candidates. ``Sec. 502. Allocations from the Fund. ``Sec. 503. Matching payments for certain small dollar contributions. ``Subtitle B--Eligibility and Certification
``Sec. 511. Eligibility. ``Sec. 512. Qualifying requirements. ``Sec. 513. Certification. ``Subtitle C--Requirements for Candidates Certified as Participating Candidates
``Sec. 521. Contribution, expenditure, and fundraising requirements. ``Sec. 522. Debate requirement. ``Sec. 523. Remitting unspent funds after election. ``Subtitle D--Administrative Provisions
``Sec. 531. Fair Elections Fund. ``Sec. 532. Fair Elections Oversight Board. ``Sec. 533. Administration by Commission. ``Sec. 534. Violations and penalties. ``Sec. 535. Election cycle defined. Sec. 102. Transfer of portion of civil money penalties into Fair Elections Fund. Sec. 103. Prohibiting use of contributions by participating candidates for purposes other than campaign for election. Sec. 104. Prohibition on joint fundraising committees. Sec. 105. Treatment of coordinated expenditures by political party committees on behalf of participating candidates. TITLE II--RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION