To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to eliminate certain contribution limitations, to require political committees to post information on contributions received by the committees on the websites of such committees, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2012
Length: 4 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on July 25, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Jul 25, 2012
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H.R. 6197 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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