About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to impose overall limitations on campaign expenditures and political contributions; to provide that each candidate for Federal office shall designate a principal campaign committee; to provide for a single reporting responsibility with respect to receipts and expenditures by certain political committees; to change the times for the filing of reports regarding campaign expenditures and political contributions; to provide for public financing of Presidential nominating conventions and Presidential primary elections; and for other purposes.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 23, 1976
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 15, 1974
- What is a bill?
The “H.R.” in “H.R. 16090” means this is a House of Representatives 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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- Committee Assignments
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Aug 7, 1974 midnight
unknown 187/223TO AMEND H.R. 16090 BY ALLOWING STATE EXPENDITURE CEILINGS TO PREEMPT THE FEDERAL LIMIT IF THEY ARE LOWER THAN THAT FIGURE.Aug 8, 1974 midnight
unknown 169/250TO AMEND H.R. 16090 BY LOWERING CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURE LIMITS FROM $75,000 TO $60,000 PER ELECTION (PRIMARY AND GENERAL).Aug 8, 1974 midnight
unknown 240/175TO AMEND H.R. 16090 BY PROVIDING FOR A SIX MEMBER BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO OVERSEE COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE BILL.Aug 8, 1974 midnight
unknown 391/25TO AMEND H.R. 16090 BY STRIKING THE PROVISIONS ON FEDERAL FINANCING OF PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATING CONVENTIONS.Aug 8, 1974 midnight
unknown 223/193TO AMEND H.R. 16090 BY STRIKING THE PROVISIONS OF THE BILL ON THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY MATCHING PAYMENT ACCOUNT.Aug 8, 1974 midnight
unknown 163/253TO AMEND H.R. 16090 BY PROVIDING FOR PARTIAL PUBLIC FINANCING OF CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGNS BE PROVIDED BY MATCHING FEDERAL FUNDS TO BE RAISED FROM VOLUNTARY DOLLAR- CHECKOFFS ON INDIVIDUAL TAX RETURNS.Aug 8, 1974 midnight
unknown 187/228TO AMEND H.R. 16090 BY STRIKING THE PROVISIONS ON PUBLIC FINANCING OF PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATING CONVENTIONS. (THIS VOTE OCCURRED ON A REQUEST FOR A SEPARATE VOTE IN THE HOUSE.)Aug 8, 1974 midnight
unknown 211/212TO RECOMMIT H.R. 16090 TO COMMITTEE WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO REPORT IT BACK TO THE HOUSE WITH LANGUAGE CONTAINING A CONTRIBUTORS' RIGHTS PROVISION THAT WOULD HAVE REQUIRED THAT CANDIDATES FOR FEDERAL OFFICE, OR ANY POLITICAL COMMITTEE ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE CANDIDATE, COULD ACCEPT CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS ONLY FROM INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS OR POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS.Aug 8, 1974 midnight
unknown 169/248Aug 8, 1974 midnight
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 16090 — 93rd Congress: Federal Election Campaign Act Amendments. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr16090
“H.R. 16090 — 93rd Congress: Federal Election Campaign Act Amendments.” www.GovTrack.us. 1974. May 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr16090>
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