H.R. 95: To reduce Federal spending and the deficit by terminating taxpayer financing of presidential election campaigns and party conventions.

Jan 03, 2013
Referred to Committee on Jan 03, 2013
1% chance of being enacted
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Jan 03, 2013
Reported by Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by the President
Tom Cole
Representative for Oklahoma's 4th congressional district
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Jan 03, 2013
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 359 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jan 26, 2011


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6% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

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12/12/2013--Reported to House without amendment, Part I.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to terminate: (1) the taxpayer election to designate $3 of income tax liability to the Presidential Election Campaign Fund for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2011, (2) the Presidential Election Campaign Fund, and (3) the Presidential Primary Matching Payment Account.
Directs that any amounts remaining in the Presidential Election Campaign Fund after its termination be transferred to the general fund of the Treasury to be used only for reducing the deficit.

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