H.R. 491 (109th): Push Poll Disclosure Act of 2005

Introduced:
Feb 01, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Thomas “Tom” Petri
Representative for Wisconsin's 6th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 01, 2005
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 156 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 07, 2003

H.R. 1298 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 01, 2007

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 1, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 01, 2005
Referred to Committee Feb 01, 2005
 
Full Title

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require persons conducting Federal election polls by telephone to disclose certain information to respondents and the Federal Election Commission.

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2/1/2005--Introduced.
Push Poll Disclosure Act of 2005 - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require any person who conducts a Federal election poll by telephone or electronic device to: (1) disclose to each respondent the identity of the person paying the poll expenses; and (2) report to the Federal Election Commission the poll's total cost and all its funding sources (if not otherwise to be made public), the total number of households contacted, and a copy of the poll questions.

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