26 U.S. Code § 9004 - Entitlement of eligible candidates to payments
In order to be eligible to receive any payment under section 9006, the candidate of a major, minor, or new party in an election for the office of President shall certify to the Commission, under penalty of perjury, that such candidate will not knowingly make expenditures from his personal funds, or the personal funds of his immediate family, in connection with his campaign for election to the office of President in excess of, in the aggregate, $50,000. For purposes of this subsection, expenditures from personal funds made by a candidate of a major, minor, or new party for the office of Vice President shall be considered to be expenditures by the candidate of such party for the office of President.
For purposes of subsection (d), the term “immediate family” means a candidate’s spouse, and any child, parent, grandparent, brother, half-brother, sister, or half-sister of the candidate, and the spouses of such persons.
Section 315(b)(1)(B) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, referred to in subsec. (a)(1), is classified to section 30116(b)(1)(B) of Title 52, Voting and Elections.
2007—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 110–172 substituted “section 315(b)(1)(B)” for “section 320(b)(1)(B)”.
Subsecs. (d), (e). Pub. L. 94–283, § 301(a), added subsecs. (d) and (e).
1974—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 93–443, § 404(a), substituted provision which limited aggregate amount of payments to eligible candidates to an amount not exceeding the expenditure limitations applicable to such candidates under section 608(c)(1)(B) of title 18 for prior provision which determined the amount by multiplying 15 cents by the total number of residents within the United States who attained the age of 18, determined by the Bureau of the Census, as of the first day of June of the year preceding the year of the presidential election.
Subsec. (a)(2)(A). Pub. L. 93–443, § 404(b)(1), substituted “allowed” for “computed”.
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 93–443, § 404(b)(2), substituted “allowed” for “computed” in first sentence.