H.R. 658: Protect Democracy From Criminal Corporations Act

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit criminal corporations from making disbursements of funds in connection with a campaign for election for Federal, State, or local office.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 24, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 24, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 24, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Keith Ellison

Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 24, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 658 is 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.

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