H.R. 1503 (2009)
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
Requiring Principal Campaign Committees of Presidential Candidates to Provide Documentation of Candidate's Eligibility to Serve as PresidentEdit
(a) IN GENERAL.—Section 303(b) of the Federal Election Campaign Act (2 U.S.C. 433(b)) is amended—
- (1) by striking ‘‘and’’ at the end of paragraph (5);
- (2) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (6) and inserting ‘‘; and’’; and
- (3) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
- ‘‘(7) in the case of a principal campaign committee of a candidate for election to the office of President, a copy of the candidate’s birth certificate, together with such other documentation as may be necessary to establish that the candidate meets the qualifications for eligibility to the Office of President under section 5 of article II of the Constitution.’’.
(b) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to the election for the office of President held in 2012 and each succeeding election for the office of President.