H.R. 1826 (111th): Fair Elections Now Act


Mar 31, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Larson

Representative for Connecticut's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2009
Length: 54 pages

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H.R. 6116 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Sep 23, 2010

About the bill

Full Title

To reform the financing of House elections, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/31/2009--Introduced.Fair Elections Now Act - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA) with respect to:(1) eligibility and qualifying contribution requirements and benefits of fair elections financing of House ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 31, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1826”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


165 cosponsors (162D, 3R) (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. 7022 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 23, 2008

H.R. 1404 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 6, 2011

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