H.R. 16090 (93rd): Federal Election Campaign Act Amendments

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jul 24, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 8, 1974 but was never passed by the Senate.


Wayne Hays

Representative for Ohio's 18th congressional district


See Instead:

S. 3044 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 15, 1974


Jul 24, 1974

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 8, 1974
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 16090 (93rd) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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