A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the system of public financing for Presidential elections, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 20, 2019
Length: 30 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on June 20, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Van Hollen, Udall Reintroduce EMPOWER Act to Modernize Presidential Campaign Public Financing System”
— Sen. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 20, 2019
Oct 5, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1929 (115th).
Jun 20, 2019
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S. 1917 (116th) 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 S. 1917. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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