H R 2357 in Congressional Session 107

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : H R 2357

 

Title : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit churches and other houses of worship to engage in political campaigns.

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
6/28/2001--Introduced. Houses of Worship Political Speech Protection Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit a church to participate or intervene in a political campaign and maintain its tax-exempt status as long as such participation is not a substantial part of its activities.

Votes

Title : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit churches and other houses of worship to engage in political campaigns.
Votes in the US Senate
This Bill was not Voted in the US Senate
Votes in the US House
Roll NumberVote DateQuestionDescriptionVote Result
4292002-10-02On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass House of Worship Political Speech Protection ActF

Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of H R 2357
 
Bill Number : H R 2357

Title : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit churches and other houses of worship to engage in political campaigns.

Sponsor: Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [NC-3] (introduced 6/28/2001)      

, ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)

    Rep Aderholt, Robert B. [AL-4] - 8/1/2001

    Rep Akin, W. Todd [MO-2] - 11/14/2001

    Rep Armey, Richard K. [TX-26] - 7/26/2001

    Rep Bachus, Spencer [AL-6] - 8/1/2001

    Rep Baker, Richard H. [LA-6] - 7/26/2001

    Rep Ballenger, Cass [NC-10] - 9/21/2001

    Rep Barcia, James A. [MI-5] - 7/24/2002

    Rep Barr, Bob [GA-7] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Bartlett, Roscoe G. [MD-6] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Barton, Joe [TX-6] - 7/26/2002

    Rep Bilirakis, Michael [FL-9] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Blunt, Roy [MO-7] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Boehner, John A. [OH-8] - 10/9/2001

    Rep Bonilla, Henry [TX-23] - 3/12/2002

    Rep Brady, Kevin [TX-8] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Brown, Henry E., Jr. [SC-1] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Bryant, Ed [TN-7] - 9/11/2002

    Rep Burr, Richard [NC-5] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Burton, Dan [IN-6] - 5/20/2002

    Rep Callahan, Sonny [AL-1] - 8/2/2001

    Rep Calvert, Ken [CA-43] - 9/21/2001

    Rep Camp, Dave [MI-4] - 9/24/2002

    Rep Cannon, Chris [UT-3] - 11/1/2001

    Rep Cantor, Eric [VA-7] - 11/29/2001

    Rep Chabot, Steve [OH-1] - 6/18/2002

    Rep Chambliss, Saxby [GA-8] - 10/17/2001

    Rep Clement, Bob [TN-5] - 9/24/2002

    Rep Coble, Howard [NC-6] - 10/9/2001

    Rep Collins, Mac [GA-3] - 7/11/2002

    Rep Combest, Larry [TX-19] - 6/11/2002

    Rep Cooksey, John [LA-5] - 7/19/2001

    Rep Cox, Christopher [CA-47] - 11/14/2001

    Rep Cubin, Barbara [WY] - 7/19/2001

    Rep Davis, Jo Ann [VA-1] - 11/16/2001

    Rep Davis, Tom [VA-11] - 12/6/2001

    Rep Deal, Nathan [GA-9] - 9/21/2001

    Rep DeLay, Tom [TX-22] - 7/26/2001

    Rep DeMint, Jim [SC-4] - 7/26/2001

    Rep Doolittle, John T. [CA-4] - 9/25/2001

    Rep Duncan, John J., Jr. [TN-2] - 10/16/2001

    Rep Emerson, Jo Ann [MO-8] - 8/2/2001

    Rep English, Phil [PA-21] - 9/10/2001

    Rep Everett, Terry [AL-2] - 11/8/2001

    Rep Flake, Jeff [AZ-1] - 10/31/2001

    Rep Fletcher, Ernie [KY-6] - 9/25/2001

    Rep Forbes, J. Randy [VA-4] - 9/21/2001

    Rep Ford, Harold E., Jr. [TN-9] - 7/16/2002

    Rep Gibbons, Jim [NV-2] - 10/12/2001

    Rep Goode, Virgil H., Jr. [VA-5] - 7/19/2001

    Rep Goodlatte, Bob [VA-6] - 10/2/2001

    Rep Graham, Lindsey [SC-3] - 7/26/2001

    Rep Graves, Sam [MO-6] - 10/30/2001

    Rep Green, Mark [WI-8] - 11/16/2001

    Rep Grucci, Felix J., Jr. [NY-1] - 12/20/2001

    Rep Gutknecht, Gil [MN-1] - 6/27/2002

    Rep Hall, Ralph M. [TX-4] - 7/26/2001

    Rep Hart, Melissa A. [PA-4] - 11/8/2001

    Rep Hayes, Robin [NC-8] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Hayworth, J. D. [AZ-6] - 6/6/2002

    Rep Hefley, Joel [CO-5] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Herger, Wally [CA-2] - 11/1/2001

    Rep Hilleary, Van [TN-4] - 7/19/2001

    Rep Hoekstra, Peter [MI-2] - 9/10/2002

    Rep Hostettler, John N. [IN-8] - 6/28/2001

    Rep Hunter, Duncan [CA-52] - 7/26/2001

    Rep Issa, Darrell E. [CA-48] - 11/8/2001

    Rep Istook, Ernest J., Jr. [OK-5] - 12/20/2001

    Rep Johnson, Sam [TX-3] - 8/2/2001

    Rep Keller, Ric [FL-8] - 9/21/2001

    Rep Kennedy, Mark R. [MN-2] - 10/1/2002

    Rep Kerns, Brian D. [IN-7] - 7/31/2001

    Rep King, Peter T. [NY-3] - 10/9/2001

    Rep Kingston, Jack [GA-1] - 7/26/2001

    Rep Largent, Steve [OK-1] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Lewis, Ron [KY-2] - 7/26/2001

    Rep Lucas, Frank D. [OK-6] - 10/30/2001

    Rep Manzullo, Donald A. [IL-16] - 9/25/2001

    Rep McInnis, Scott [CO-3] - 11/14/2001

    Rep Mica, John L. [FL-7] - 8/2/2001

    Rep Miller, Jeff [FL-1] - 6/11/2002

    Rep Myrick, Sue Wilkins [NC-9] - 8/1/2001

    Rep Nethercutt, George R., Jr. [WA-5] - 11/1/2001

    Rep Ney, Robert W. [OH-18] - 9/20/2001

    Rep Norwood, Charles W. [GA-10] - 8/1/2001

    Rep Otter, C. L. (Butch) [ID-1] - 10/2/2001

    Rep Oxley, Michael G. [OH-4] - 11/8/2001

    Rep Paul, Ron [TX-14] - 7/26/2001

    Rep Pence, Mike [IN-2] - 2/12/2002

    Rep Peterson, John E. [PA-5] - 7/26/2001

    Rep Phelps, David D. [IL-19] - 7/26/2002

    Rep Pickering, Charles W. "Chip" [MS-3] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Pitts, Joseph R. [PA-16] - 8/1/2001

    Rep Radanovich, George [CA-19] - 10/30/2001

    Rep Rehberg, Dennis R. [MT] - 10/2/2001

    Rep Reynolds, Thomas M. [NY-27] - 12/6/2001

    Rep Riley, Bob [AL-3] - 7/26/2001

    Rep Rogers, Mike J. [MI-8] - 6/18/2002

    Rep Rohrabacher, Dana [CA-45] - 7/26/2001

    Rep Ryun, Jim [KS-2] - 10/4/2001

    Rep Scarborough, Joe [FL-1] - 8/1/2001

    Rep Schaffer, Bob [CO-4] - 9/10/2001

    Rep Schrock, Edward L. [VA-2] - 8/1/2001

    Rep Sessions, Pete [TX-5] - 8/2/2001

    Rep Shadegg, John B. [AZ-4] - 9/25/2001

    Rep Shimkus, John [IL-20] - 10/4/2001

    Rep Shows, Ronnie [MS-4] - 8/1/2001

    Rep Shuster, Bill [PA-9] - 11/29/2001

    Rep Simpson, Michael K. [ID-2] - 10/17/2001

    Rep Smith, Christopher H. [NJ-4] - 8/1/2001

    Rep Souder, Mark E. [IN-4] - 8/1/2001

    Rep Stump, Bob [AZ-3] - 11/29/2001

    Rep Sullivan, John [OK-1] - 5/16/2002

    Rep Tancredo, Thomas G. [CO-6] - 7/19/2001

    Rep Tauzin, W. J. (Billy) [LA-3] - 9/20/2001

    Rep Taylor, Charles H. [NC-11] - 9/25/2001

    Rep Thornberry, Mac [TX-13] - 7/26/2001

    Rep Thune, John R. [SD] - 6/27/2002

    Rep Tiahrt, Todd [KS-4] - 10/16/2001

    Rep Tiberi, Patrick J. [OH-12] - 10/11/2001

    Rep Toomey, Patrick J. [PA-15] - 9/25/2001

    Rep Traficant, James A., Jr. [OH-17] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Vitter, David [LA-1] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Walsh, James T. [NY-25] - 11/16/2001

    Rep Watkins, Wes [OK-3] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Watts, J. C., Jr. [OK-4] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Weldon, Curt [PA-7] - 11/8/2001

    Rep Weldon, Dave [FL-15] - 9/21/2001

    Rep Weller, Jerry [IL-11] - 4/30/2002

    Rep Whitfield, Ed [KY-1] - 7/31/2001

    Rep Wicker, Roger F. [MS-1] - 9/21/2001

    Rep Wilson, Joe [SC-2] - 1/29/2002

    Rep Wolf, Frank R. [VA-10] - 9/10/2001

    Rep Young, Don [AK] - 9/25/2001

Other Info

Bill Number : H R 2357

Title : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit churches and other houses of worship to engage in political campaigns.

 

 
ALL ACTIONS:
          See also: Related House Committee Documents
 
6/28/2001:Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
 
9/12/2002:Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6245-6248)
 
9/17/2002:Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6298-6301)
 
9/30/2002:Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6780-6782)
 
10/1/2002 10:27pm:Mr. Herger moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
 
10/1/2002 10:28pm:Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6912-6919)
 
10/1/2002 10:28pm:DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2357.
 
10/1/2002 11:13pm:At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
 
10/2/2002 10:35am:Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6931-6932)
 
10/2/2002 10:45am:On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 178 - 239 (Roll no. 429). (consideration: CR H6932; text: CR
 
10/1/2002 H6913)