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


Feb 1, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

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


Thomas “Tom” Petri

Representative for Wisconsin's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2005
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About the bill

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 1, 2005

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 491”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (7D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 156 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2003

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 2007

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