H.R. 5172 (99th): A bill to prohibit the expenditure of Federal funding for congressional newsletters.


Jul 15, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 15, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edwin Zschau

Representative for California's 12th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

7/15/1986--Introduced.Prohibits the obligation of Federal funds for the preparation and mailing of congressional newsletters. Defines such term as any preprinted material prepared as part of a mass mailing by a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 15, 1986

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S. 2255 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 27, 1986

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