2 U.S. Code § 441h - Fraudulent misrepresentation of campaign authority
(a) In general
No person who is a candidate for Federal office or an employee or agent of such a candidate shall—
(1) fraudulently misrepresent himself or any committee or organization under his control as speaking or writing or otherwise acting for or on behalf of any other candidate or political party or employee or agent thereof on a matter which is damaging to such other candidate or political party or employee or agent thereof; or
(b) Fraudulent solicitation of funds
No person shall—
(1) fraudulently misrepresent the person as speaking, writing, or otherwise acting for or on behalf of any candidate or political party or employee or agent thereof for the purpose of soliciting contributions or donations; or
Source(Pub. L. 92–225, title III, § 322, formerly § 327, as added Pub. L. 94–283, title I, § 112(2),May 11, 1976, 90 Stat. 494; renumbered § 322,Pub. L. 96–187, title I, § 105(5),Jan. 8, 1980, 93 Stat. 1354; amended Pub. L. 107–155, title III, § 309,Mar. 27, 2002, 116 Stat. 104.)
A prior section 322 ofPub. L. 92–225was renumbered section 317, and is classified to section 441c of this title.
2002—Pub. L. 107–155designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, and added subsec. (b).
Effective Date of 2002 Amendment