H.R.6426: Grassroots Democracy Act of 2012

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Bill Summary

Grassroots Democracy Act of 2012 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a refundable credit of up to $25 ($50 in the case of a joint return), adjusted for inflation, for qualified grassroots federal congressional campaign contributions paid by the taxpayer during the taxable year. Directs the Grassroots Democracy Advisory Commission (GDAC, established by this Act) to establish a pilot program under which a qualified individual shall be...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce, 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.
Referred to House House Administration
Referred to House Ways and Means
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
Sept. 14, 2012

Introduced in the House by John Sarbanes (D-Md.)

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