H.R. 359 (112th): To reduce Federal spending and the deficit by terminating taxpayer financing of presidential election campaigns and party conventions.


Jan 20, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 26, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Tom Cole
Representative for Oklahoma's 4th congressional district


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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
1/26/2011--Passed House amended.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to terminate: (1) the taxpayer election to designate $3 of income tax liability for financing of presidential election campaigns; (2) the Presidential Election ...

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Related Bills

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H.R. 95 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2013

S. 194 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2011

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 359” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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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Jan 20, 2011
Passed House
Jan 26, 2011
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20 cosponsors (20R) (show)
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Jan 26, 2011 1:35 p.m.
Agreed to 396/7
Jan 26, 2011 2:12 p.m.
Passed 239/160

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