S. 593 (100th): Informed Electorate Act of 1987


Feb 26, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Claiborne Pell
Senator from Rhode Island

See Instead:

H.R. 1817 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 25, 1987

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, to better inform the electorate in elections for the office of Senator or Representative in the United States Congress.

Read CRS Summary >

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 751 (101st) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 11, 1989

H.R. 1817 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 25, 1987

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 593” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 26, 1987


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this bill.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: