To repeal the provisions of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, which amended the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to establish separate contribution limits for contributions made to national parties to support Presidential nominating conventions, national party headquarters buildings, and recounts.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 6, 2015
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on January 6, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Tonko Cosponsors Close the Floodgates Act' to Repeal Last-Minute Campaign Finance Changes”
— Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 7, 2015
Jan 6, 2015
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H.R. 154 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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