A bill to increase voter participation in Federal elections by providing for free mailing of absentee ballots, equitable tax rates for political party committees, and higher limitations on certain campaign contributions and expenditures.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
99th Congress (1985–1986)
This bill was introduced on June 27, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district
Jun 27, 1985
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 2906 (99th) 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 H.R. 2906. This is the one from the 99th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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