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.
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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.
Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2011
Length: 5 pages
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H.R. 2788 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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