Text: H.R.94 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
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[H.R. 94 Introduced in House (IH)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                 H. R. 94

   To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the use of 
             public funds for political party conventions.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 3, 2013

   Mr. Cole introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                   Committee on House Administration

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                                 A BILL


 
   To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the use of 
             public funds for political party conventions.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PROHIBITING USE OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN FUNDS FOR 
              PARTY CONVENTIONS.

    (a) In General.--Chapter 95 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is 
amended by striking section 9008.
    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections of chapter 95 of 
such Code is amended by striking the item relating to section 9008.

SEC. 2. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

    (a) Availability of Payments to Candidates.--The third sentence of 
section 9006(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by 
striking ``, section 9008(b)(3),''.
    (b) Reports by Federal Election Commission.--Section 9009(a) of 
such Code is amended--
            (1) by adding ``and'' at the end of paragraph (2);
            (2) by striking ``; and'' at the end of paragraph (3) and 
        inserting a period; and
            (3) by striking paragraphs (4), (5), and (6).
    (c) Penalties.--Section 9012 of such Code is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a)(1), by striking the second sentence; 
        and
            (2) in subsection (c), by striking paragraph (2) and 
        redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph (2).
    (d) Availability of Payments From Presidential Primary Matching 
Payment Account.--The second sentence of section 9037(a) of such Code 
is amended by striking ``and for payments under section 9008(b)(3)''.

SEC. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendments made by this Act shall apply with respect to 
elections occurring after December 31, 2012.
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