H.R. 4739 (111th): To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reduce the limit on the amount of certain contributions which may be made to a candidate with respect to an election for Federal office.


Mar 3, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 3, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Capuano

Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district



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3/3/2010--Introduced.Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reduce from $2,000 to $1,000 the maximum amount of contributions that any person may make to any candidate with respect to ... Read more >

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Mar 3, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4739”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 2269 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 10, 2007

H.R. 268 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 12, 2011

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