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


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

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.

Summary (CRS)

7/30/1974--Reported to House amended.(LATEST SUMMARY) Federal Election Campaign Act Amendments - =TitleI - Criminal Code Amendments=Imposes limitations on the amount of campaign contributions and expenditures for Federal elections. Redefines political ... Read more >

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Jul 24, 1974

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Aug 8, 1974
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 16090”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (11D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Aug 8, 1974 midnight
unknown 355/48

Related Bills

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H.R. 12015 (94th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 23, 1976

S. 3044 (Related)
Federal Election Campaign Act Amendments

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 15, 1974

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