H.R. 2357 (107th): Houses of Worship Political Speech Protection Act

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit churches and other houses of worship to engage in political campaigns.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 28, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on October 2, 2002.

Sponsor:

Walter Jones Jr.

Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2001
Length: 2 pages

History

Jun 28, 2001
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 2, 2002
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

H.R. 2357 (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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