H.R. 2788 (112th): Competitive Elections Act of 2011


Aug 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rob Woodall

Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district



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About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

8/1/2011--Introduced.Competitive Elections Act of 2011 - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit an authorized committee of a candidate for election to the U.S. Senate or the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 1, 2011

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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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