H.R. 513 (109th): 527 Reform Act of 2006


Feb 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 5, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.


Christopher Shays

Representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2006
Length: 24 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 4975 (same title)
Passed House — May 3, 2006

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to clarify when organizations described in section 527 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 must register as political committees, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/5/2006--Passed House amended.527 Reform Act of 2005 - Section2 - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA) to include in the definition of political committee any applicable 527 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 2, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 29, 2005
Reported by Committee

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Apr 5, 2006
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 513”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (4D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Apr 5, 2006 6:29 p.m.
Passed 218/209

Related Bills

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H.R. 5127 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2004

S. 1053 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2005

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