Bill Text — Jul 1, 2010
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Apr 29, 2010
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.
Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2010
Length: 112 pages
Failed Cloture — Sep 23, 2010
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 title was written by its sponsor.
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 1468 (111th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5175”). 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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Last Action: Sep 23, 2010
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 24, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5175 — 111th Congress: Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5175
“H.R. 5175 — 111th Congress: Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5175>
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