H.R. 5175 (111th): Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act

Introduced:

Apr 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 24, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Chris Van Hollen Jr.

Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2010
Length: 112 pages

See Instead:

S. 3628 (same title)
Failed Cloture — Sep 23, 2010

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit foreign influence in Federal elections, to prohibit government contractors from making expenditures with respect to such elections, and to establish additional disclosure requirements with respect to spending in such elections, and for other purposes.

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History

Apr 29, 2010
 
Introduced

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May 20, 2010
 
Reported by Committee

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Jun 24, 2010
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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