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H.R. 1316 (109th): 527 Fairness Act of 2005

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To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to repeal the limit on the aggregate amount of campaign contributions that may be made by individuals during an election cycle, to repeal the limit on the amount of expenditures political parties may make on behalf of their candidates in general elections for Federal office, to allow State and local parties to make certain expenditures using nonfederal funds, to restore certain rights to exempt organizations under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and for other purposes.

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Mike Pence

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2005
Length: 18 pages
Mar 15, 2005
109th Congress (2005–2006)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 8, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



Mar 15, 2005

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Jun 8, 2005
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H.R. 1316 (109th) 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. 1316. This is the one from the 109th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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