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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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

See Instead:

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


Sep 17, 2009

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Sep 21, 2009
Reported by Committee

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S. 1687 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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