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


Jun 28, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002


Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 27, 2002

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


Pub.L. 107-155


Christopher Shays

Representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2002
Length: 36 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide bipartisan campaign reform.

Summary (CRS)

2/14/2002--Passed House amended.Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 - TitleI - Reduction of Special Interest InfluenceAmends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA) to prohibit:(1) national political party committees ... Read more >


Jun 28, 2001

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2356”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Feb 13, 2002 1:23 p.m.
Failed 179/249
Feb 13, 2002 2:43 p.m.
Failed 53/377
Feb 13, 2002 4:07 p.m.
Agreed to 240/191
Feb 13, 2002 5:50 p.m.
Agreed to 327/101
Feb 13, 2002 6:47 p.m.
Failed 209/219
Feb 13, 2002 7:36 p.m.
Failed 185/237
Feb 13, 2002 8:36 p.m.
Failed 200/228
Feb 13, 2002 9:25 p.m.
Failed 191/237
Feb 13, 2002 10:12 p.m.
Agreed to 218/211
Feb 13, 2002 11:56 p.m.
Failed 160/268
Feb 14, 2002 12:43 a.m.
Failed 190/238
Feb 14, 2002 1:32 a.m.
Agreed to 232/196
Feb 14, 2002 2:18 a.m.
Failed 181/248
Feb 14, 2002 2:42 a.m.
Passed 240/189
Mar 20, 2002 6:23 a.m.
Bill Passed 60/40
Mar 20, 2002 12:50 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 68/32

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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

H.R. 3526 (105th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 19, 1998

H.Con.Res. 361 (Related)
Directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make corrections in the enrollment ...

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Mar 22, 2002

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