S. 1687 (111th): Protect Taxpayers From ACORN Act


Sep 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mike Johanns

Senator from Nebraska



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2009
Length: 4 pages

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S. 1751 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Oct 6, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit the Federal Government from awarding contracts, grants, or other agreements to, providing any other Federal funds to, or engaging in activities that promote the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now.

Summary (CRS)

9/17/2009--Introduced.Protect Taxpayers From ACORN Act - Prohibits any federal contract, grant, cooperative agreement, or other form of agreement from being awarded to, any federal funds in any other form from ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 17, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 21, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1687”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (22R) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1751 (Related)
Protect Taxpayers From ACORN Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 6, 2009

H.R. 4444 (Related)
Defund the Crooks Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 13, 2010

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