S. 3065 (94th): Federal Election Campaign Act Amendments


Mar 2, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 11, 1976

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 11, 1976.


Pub.L. 94-283


Howard Cannon

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: May 11, 1976

About the bill

Full Title

An Act to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide that members of the Federal Election Commission shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/28/1976--Conference report filed in House.(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 94-1057) Federal Election Campaign Act Amendments - =TitleI - Amendments to Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971=Amends the Federal ... Read more >


Mar 2, 1976

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Mar 2, 1976
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Mar 24, 1976
Passed Senate

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Apr 1, 1976
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

May 11, 1976
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

May 11, 1976
Text Published

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3065”). 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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Mar 24, 1976 midnight
unknown 55/28

Related Bills

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S. 3044 (93rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 15, 1974

S. 1344 (95th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 21, 1977

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