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Titles (3)

Popular Titles

Campaign Finance Reform bill (Identified by CRS)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2001

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reform the financing of campaigns for elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/31/2001Introduced in House

All Actions (10)

Date
03/15/2001Referred to the Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
02/15/2001Referred to the Subcommittee on Government Efficiency, Financial Management and Intergovernmental Relations.
Action By: Committee on Government Reform
01/31/2001Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Government Reform, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/31/2001Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Government Reform, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/31/2001Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Government Reform, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/31/2001Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Government Reform, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/31/2001Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Government Reform, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/31/2001Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Government Reform, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/31/2001Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Government Reform, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/31/2001Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (164)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Meehan, Martin T. [D-MA-5]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-12]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Castle, Michael N. [R-DE-At Large]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Dingell, John D. [D-MI-16]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Horn, Stephen [R-CA-38]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Gilman, Benjamin A. [R-NY-20]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-17]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Roukema, Marge [R-NJ-5]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Bonior, David E. [D-MI-10]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Gallegly, Elton [R-CA-23]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Gephardt, Richard A. [D-MO-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Houghton, Amo [R-NY-31]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Allen, Thomas H. [D-ME-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Greenwood, James C. [R-PA-8]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Gilchrest, Wayne T. [R-MD-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Stenholm, Charles W. [D-TX-17]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8]* 01/31/2001
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. LaTourette, Steven C. [R-OH-19]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Boehlert, Sherwood [R-NY-23]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Bass, Charles F. [R-NH-2]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Gillmor, Paul E. [R-OH-5]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Rivers, Lynn N. [D-MI-13]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Johnson, Nancy L. [R-CT-6]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-22]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Leach, James A. [R-IA-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Dooley, Calvin M. [D-CA-20]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Ramstad, Jim [R-MN-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Turner, Jim [D-TX-2]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Ganske, Greg [R-IA-4]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Barrett, Thomas M. [D-WI-5]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Kelly, Sue W. [R-NY-19]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Walsh, James T. [R-NY-25]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Frelinghuysen, Rodney P. [R-NJ-11]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Ose, Doug [R-CA-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-24]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL-10]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Simmons, Rob [R-CT-2]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Baldacci, John Elias [D-ME-2]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Luther, Bill [D-MN-6]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Maloney, James H. [D-CT-5]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-29]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Clement, Bob [D-TN-5]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-26]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Wexler, Robert [D-FL-19]* 01/31/2001
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-8]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Kanjorski, Paul E. [D-PA-11]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Davis, Jim [D-FL-11]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Kleczka, Gerald D. [D-WI-4]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-15]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-33]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Tauscher, Ellen O. [D-CA-10]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Spratt, John M., Jr. [D-SC-5]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Hoeffel, Joseph M. [D-PA-13]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Borski, Robert A. [D-PA-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Udall, Tom [D-NM-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Carson, Julia [D-IN-10]* 01/31/2001
Rep. McCarthy, Karen [D-MO-5]* 01/31/2001
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Snyder, Vic [D-AR-2]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Baird, Brian [D-WA-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Inslee, Jay [D-WA-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Strickland, Ted [D-OH-6]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-7]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14]* 01/31/2001
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Weiner, Anthony D. [D-NY-9]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-50]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Udall, Mark [D-CO-2]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT-At Large]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-8]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Coyne, William J. [D-PA-14]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-30]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Blagojevich, Rod R. [D-IL-5]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Underwood, Robert A. [D-GU-At Large]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Delahunt, William D. [D-MA-10]* 01/31/2001
Rep. LaFalce, John J. [D-NY-29]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-27]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Harman, Jane [D-CA-36]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-49]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Rodriguez, Ciro D. [D-TX-28]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Hooley, Darlene [D-OR-5]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Reyes, Silvestre [D-TX-16]* 01/31/2001
Rep. McNulty, Michael R. [D-NY-21]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13]* 01/31/2001
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Carson, Brad [D-OK-2]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-2]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Holden, Tim [D-PA-6]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Berry, Marion [D-AR-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Clayton, Eva M. [D-NC-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Sawyer, Tom [D-OH-14]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-8]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-3]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16]* 01/31/2001
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 01/31/2001
Rep. Boswell, Leonard L. [D-IA-3] 02/06/2001
Rep. Boyd, Allen [D-FL-2] 02/06/2001
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1] 02/06/2001
Rep. Etheridge, Bob [D-NC-2] 02/06/2001
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] 02/06/2001
Rep. Thurman, Karen L. [D-FL-5] 02/06/2001
Rep. Hall, Tony P. [D-OH-3] 02/13/2001
Rep. Mascara, Frank [D-PA-20] 02/27/2001
Rep. Lucas, Ken [D-KY-4] 02/27/2001
Rep. Matheson, Jim [D-UT-2] 03/01/2001
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] 03/21/2001
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12] 03/28/2001
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 04/03/2001
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-9] 04/03/2001
Rep. Phelps, David D. [D-IL-19] 05/03/2001
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-12] 05/23/2001
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1] 06/06/2001

Committees (6)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Administration01/31/2001 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce01/31/2001 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations03/15/2001 Referred to
House Government Reform01/31/2001 Referred to
House Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Efficiency, Financial Management and Intergovernmental Relations02/15/2001 Referred to
House Judiciary01/31/2001 Referred to
House Ways and Means01/31/2001 Referred to
House Rules01/31/2001 Referred to

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Subjects (112)


Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (01/31/2001)

Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2001 - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA) to prohibit the solicitation of soft money (not subject to FECA) by political parties, increasing the contribution limit for State committees of political parties and the aggregate individual contribution limit.

Prohibits a committee of a political party, after party nomination of a candidate, from making both coordinated and independent expenditures to the candidate during the election cycle.

Requires a coordinated activity to be considered a contribution to the candidate and an expenditure by the candidate.

Prohibits the deposit (except in escrow accounts) or negotiation of contributions from a person making aggregate contributions exceeding $200 annually by a candidate's authorized committee, unless the information required of and disclosed by the contributor is complete.

Establishes: (1) time frames (with certain exceptions) for filing of statements with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) by certain persons who make aggregate disbursements exceeding $50,000 annually (of soft money) for specified Federal election activities expressing support for or opposition to a Federal office candidate or a political party; and (2) a voluntary personal funds expenditure limit of $50,000 for eligible congressional candidates.

Sets forth disclaimers to affirm equal participation of eligible voters in campaigns and elections for Federal office.

Establishes: (1) a clearinghouse of specified public information on political activities of foreign principals and their agents; and (2) the Independent Commission on Campaign Finance Reform.

Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit White House political fundraising.

Expresses the sense of Congress on "controlling legal authority" concerning use of Federal property to raise campaign funds.

Amends the Federal criminal code to establish criminal penalties for anyone who solicits or receives anything of value for providing a person with access to specified Federal property.

Amends FECA to require political committees of national political parties (for use of Air Force One by the President, Vice President, or an executive department head) and candidates for Federal office (who don't already hold Federal office) to reimburse the Federal government for use of Government property for fundraising and campaign-related travel.

Amends FECA to prohibit campaigns from providing cash to individuals to encourage turnout on election day (walking around money)

Mandates imprisonment for certain FECA violations.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit presidential and vice presidential candidates certified to receive public financing from coordinating expenditures for issue advocacy unless the funds used are subject to FECA.

Provides for expulsion of Members of the House of Representatives convicted of violating FECA's foreign national contribution prohibitions.