H.R. 6426 (112th): Grassroots Democracy Act of 2012


Sep 14, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 14, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Sarbanes

Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2012
Length: 76 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reform the financing of Congressional elections by encouraging grassroots participation in the funding of campaigns, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/14/2012--Introduced.Grassroots Democracy Act of 2012 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a refundable credit of up to $25 ($50 in the case of a joint return), adjusted for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 14, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6426”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


42 cosponsors (42D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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