New Cosponsor — Mar 25, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA4]
The bill now has 11 cosponsors (7 Democrats, 4 Republicans).
Apr 22, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on April 22, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2009
Length: 4 pages
To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit an authorized committee of a candidate who is a Member of Congress from accepting contributions from any entity for which the candidate sought a Congressional earmark.
4/22/2009--Introduced.Clean Law for Earmark Accountability Reform Act or the CLEAR Act - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit an authorized committee of a candidate who is ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2038 — 111th Congress: Clean Law for Earmark Accountability Reform Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2038
“H.R. 2038 — 111th Congress: Clean Law for Earmark Accountability Reform Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2038>
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