H.R. 2275 (110th): To restore the Free Speech and First Amendment rights of churches and exempt organizations by repealing the 1954 Johnson Amendment.

Introduced:

May 10, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 10, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Walter Jones Jr.
Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 10, 2007
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
5/10/2007--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the prohibition against churches and other tax-exempt organizations participating in political campaigns or supporting or opposing candidates for public office. Provides that this ...

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H.R. 3600 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 7, 2011

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History

Introduced
May 10, 2007

Details

Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (5R, 3D) (show)
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