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H.R. 2519 (104th): Philanthropy Protection Act of 1995

To facilitate contributions to charitable organizations by codifying certain exemptions from the Federal securities laws, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Jack Fields

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 29, 1995
Length: 13 pages
Oct 24, 1995
104th Congress (1995–1996)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 8, 1995

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 8, 1995.

Pub.L. 104-62

26 Cosponsors (15 Republicans, 11 Democrats)



Oct 24, 1995

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Nov 1, 1995
Ordered Reported

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Nov 28, 1995
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House.

Nov 29, 1995
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 8, 1995
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2519 (104th) was a 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2519. This is the one from the 104th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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