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H.R. 154 (114th): Close the Floodgates Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 6, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 154

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 6, 2015

(for himself, Mr. Cicilline, Mr. Himes, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Peters, Mr. Deutch, Ms. Bonamici, and Mr. Welch) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Close the Floodgates Act.

2.

Repeal of separate contribution limits for certain contributions made to national committees of political parties

(a)

Repeal

Section 101 of Division N of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Public Law 113–235; 128 Stat. 2772), is repealed, and any provision of law amended by such section shall be restored as if such section had not been enacted into law.

(b)

Effective Date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if included in the enactment of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015.