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H.R. 3019 (105th): Anti-Money Laundering and Paycheck Accountability Act

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To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit the use of soft money by political parties, to permit individuals to elect to not have payroll deductions used for political activities, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Linda Smith

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 9, 1997
Length: 8 pages
Nov 9, 1997
105th Congress (1997–1998)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 9, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).



Nov 9, 1997

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H.R. 3019 (105th) 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. 3019. This is the one from the 105th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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