S. 271 (109th): 527 Reform Act of 2005

A bill 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Feb 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 2, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John McCain

Senator from Arizona



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Last Updated: Feb 2, 2005
Length: 13 pages

See Instead:

S. 1053 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Apr 27, 2005


Feb 2, 2005

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S. 271 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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