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US lawmakers introduce bill to deter foreign interference in elections

October 9, 2019

Via: Jurist

House Democrats on Tuesday introduced a new bill designed to detect and limit foreign interference in US elections.

The SHIELD Act would amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to clarify the obligation for campaigns to report acts of foreign “election influence” and require campaigns to adhere to a new implementation and reporting system to disclose such acts.

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