H.R. 2356 (107th): Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002

The Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (BCRA, McCain–Feingold Act, Pub.L. 107–155, 116 Stat. 81, enacted March 27, 2002, H.R. 2356) is a United States federal law that amended the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, which regulates the financing of political campaigns. Its chief sponsors were Senators Russ Feingold (D-WI) and John McCain (R-AZ). The ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Jun 28, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 27, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 27, 2002.

Law:

Pub.L. 107-155

Sponsor:

Christopher Shays

Representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2002
Length: 36 pages

History

Jun 28, 2001
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 10, 2001
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 14, 2002
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Feb 15, 2002
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

Mar 20, 2002
 
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.

Mar 27, 2002
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2356 (107th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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