S. 3257 (112th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the use of public funds for political party conventions, and to provide for the return of previously distributed funds for deficit reduction.


Jun 4, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 4, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Coburn

Senator from Oklahoma



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Last Updated: Jun 4, 2012
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Summary (CRS)

6/4/2012--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal provisions providing for the use of funds from the Presidential Election Campaign Fund for presidential nominating conventions. Requires that any amount which is ... Read more >

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Jun 4, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3257”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (8R, 2D) (show)
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H.R. 5912 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 19, 2012

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