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Short Titles as Passed House

Internet Election Information Act of 1996

Short Titles as Introduced

Internet Election Information Act of 1996

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to permit interactive computer services to provide their facilities free of charge to candidates for Federal offices for the purpose of disseminating campaign information and enhancing public debate.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
09/26/1996Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
06/20/1996Introduced in House

All Actions (10)

Date Chamber All Actions
09/26/1996SenateReceived in the Senate.
09/26/1996-4:07pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/26/1996-4:07pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
09/26/1996-4:03pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate.
09/26/1996-4:03pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H11319-11321)
09/26/1996-4:02pmHouseMr. Thomas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
09/19/1996HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 10 - 0.
Action By: Committee on Oversight
09/19/1996HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Oversight
06/20/1996HouseReferred to the House Committee on House Oversight.
06/20/1996HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (28)


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Oversight06/20/1996 Referred to
09/19/1996 Markup by

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House amended (09/26/1996)

Internet Election Information Act of 1996 - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to exempt from the contribution and expenditure provisions of such Act donated interactive computer services and the direct costs incurred for such services by an interactive computer service, if the service permits its facilities to be used for such purposes by all candidates in the election for the same office. Defines the term "interactive computer service."