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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 29, 2010
Length: 112 pages
111th Congress, 2009–2010
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.
Failed Cloture — Sep 23, 2010
What legislators are saying
Apr 29, 2010
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 20, 2010
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jun 24, 2010
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 1468 (111th).
Jun 24, 2010
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 5175 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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