H.R. 5912 (112th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the use of public funds for political party conventions.


Jun 7, 2012
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 September 19, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Tom Cole

Representative for Oklahoma's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2012
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

9/19/2012--Passed House amended.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal provisions providing for the use of funds from the Presidential Election Campaign Fund for presidential nominating conventions. Read more >

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Jun 7, 2012

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Sep 19, 2012
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5912”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


35 cosponsors (34R, 1D) (show)
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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 19, 2012 6:56 p.m.
Passed 310/95

Related Bills

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H.R. 2992 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 2009

H.R. 94 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Dec 12, 2013

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