Bill Text — Aug 1, 2011
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Aug 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on August 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2011
Length: 5 pages
To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit a candidate for election to the office of Senator or Member of the House of Representatives from making campaign expenditures for the election from amounts that were not raised during the election cycle for that office, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2788”). 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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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2788 — 112th Congress: Competitive Elections Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2788
“H.R. 2788 — 112th Congress: Competitive Elections Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2788>
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