independent expenditure

(17) Independent expenditure .— The term “independent expenditure” means an expenditure by a person— (A) expressly advocating the election or defeat of a clearly identified candidate; and (B) that is not made in concert or cooperation with or at the request or suggestion of such candidate, the candidate’s authorized political committee, or their agents, or a political party committee or its agents.


52 USC § 30101(17)

Scoping language

None identified, default scope is assumed to be the parent (subchapter I) of this section.
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