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H.R. 269 (113th): Fair Elections Now Act

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To reform the financing of House elections, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

John Yarmuth

Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 15, 2013
Length: 45 pages
Jan 15, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


69 Cosponsors (68 Democrats, 1 Republican)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Yarmuth Introduces Public Financing Bill to Get Money Out of Politics
    — Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY3] (Sponsor) on Jan 16, 2013

Congresswoman Pingree renews efforts to create Maine-style clean elections system in Congress
    — Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME1] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 22, 2013

O’Rourke & Bridenstine Offer Bi-Partisan Solution on Term Limits
    — Rep. Beto O’Rourke [D-TX16, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on May 15, 2013

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Jan 15, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 269 (113th) was a 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 269. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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