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H.R.3571 Defund ACORN Act, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 23, 2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement.

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  • 17% of users oppose H.R.3571

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    17% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose H.R.3571.
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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • This bill, designed to block any federal funds from going to the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), was approved in the form of a motion to recommit with instructions to the House's student loan bill (H.R. 3221). It has been noted that the bill is written so broadly that it could apply to organizations besides ACORN, including defense contractors like Lockheed Martin and Northrop Gumman.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: This bill, designed to block any federal funds from going to the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), was approved in the form of a motion to recommit with instructions to the House's student loan bill (H.R. 3221). It has been noted that the bill is written so broadly that it could apply to organizations besides ACORN, including defense contractors like Lockheed Martin and Northrop Gumman.

    Supporting Organizations

    • WashTech

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    Opposing Organizations

    • ACORN

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      I know that the organization ACORN opposes H.R.3571
    • Center for Constitutional Rights

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      I know that the organization Center for Constitutional Rights opposes H.R.3571

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On September 17, 2009, by glr - Until they do a legitimate investigation of this "organization" I don't want any of my tax dollars supporting this group!

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      As noted by glr, a user on OpenCongress.org, on September 17, 2009, "Until they do a legitimate investigation of this "organization" I don't want any of my tax dollars supporting this group!"
    • On September 17, 2009, by bkrueg - SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Raising the stakes involved in the scandal surrounding the anti-poverty group ACORN, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is urging a "full investigation" by California Attorney General Jerry Brown into ACORN's California activities.

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      As noted by bkrueg, a user on OpenCongress.org, on September 17, 2009, "SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Raising the stakes involved in the scandal surrounding the anti-poverty group ACORN, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is urging a "full investigation" by California Attorney General Jerry Brown into ACORN's California activities."
    • On September 17, 2009, by kfolsom - Thank you!! This is a corrupt organization that must earn the tax payer's trust.

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      As noted by kfolsom, a user on OpenCongress.org, on September 17, 2009, "Thank you!! This is a corrupt organization that must earn the tax payer's trust."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • ACORN is an innocent victim of racist anti-American teabagot ... - January 15, 2012 by admin - http://www.bradblog.com/?p=9022 > > On Mon, 09 Jan 2012 13:15:53 -0500, PutYourBeamUpMeSlutty ... http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h3571/show. Tags: 10, ACORN, Drug, Federal, money, Neut Gingrich, Newt ...

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      As noted by admin on January 15, 2012, "http://www.bradblog.com/?p=9022 > > On Mon, 09 Jan 2012 13:15:53 -0500, PutYourBeamUpMeSlutty ... http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h3571/show. Tags: 10, ACORN, Drug, Federal, money, Neut Gingrich, Newt ..." (/url?q=http://outsourcenews.net/ng/2012/01/16/acorn-is-an-innocent-victim-of-racist-anti-american-teabagot-foxucker-hate-neut-gingrich-the-teabagot-messiah-is-guilty-of-massive-vote-fraud/&sa=U&ei=Jv0gT-aDJcKtsQK1kPG1CQ&ved=0CEAQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNEHIHRtw3h5XqEUWextSjirU_bjtg)
    • StoryQ - Special Report on ACORN By Judicial Watch - October 03, 2011 by http://www.storyq.net/boxes - 스크랩 이메일 다운로드. 블로그로 보내기. TAG. URL Copy_btn. http://www.storyq.net/boxes/show/34620 ...... A Judicial Watch Special Report: The Rebranding of ACORN 25 Page 26: End Notes 1 H.R..3571 – Defund ACORN Act, www. opencongress.o

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      As noted by http://www.storyq.net/boxes on October 03, 2011, "스크랩 이메일 다운로드. 블로그로 보내기. TAG. URL Copy_btn. http://www.storyq.net/boxes/show/34620 ...... A Judicial Watch Special Report: The Rebranding of ACORN 25 Page 26: End Notes 1 H.R..3571 – Defund ACORN Act, www. opencongress.o" (/url?q=http://www.storyq.net/slide_boxes/34620&sa=U&ei=Q4wNUIv-IYfg2AWCtdn8Dw&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNEiUFFP3pv-lsEDBZTUQdGz94CDbg)
    • StoryQ - Special Report on ACORN By Judicial Watch - October 03, 2011 by http://www.storyq.net/boxes - 스크랩 이메일 다운로드. 블로그로 보내기. TAG. URL Copy_btn. http://www.storyq.net/boxes/show/34620 ...... A Judicial Watch Special Report: The Rebranding of ACORN 25 Page 26: End Notes 1 H.R..3571 – Defund ACORN Act, www. opencongress.o

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      As noted by http://www.storyq.net/boxes on October 03, 2011, "스크랩 이메일 다운로드. 블로그로 보내기. TAG. URL Copy_btn. http://www.storyq.net/boxes/show/34620 ...... A Judicial Watch Special Report: The Rebranding of ACORN 25 Page 26: End Notes 1 H.R..3571 – Defund ACORN Act, www. opencongress.o" (/url?q=http://www.storyq.net/slide_boxes/34620&sa=U&ei=o-sMUMKXKsOi2AWDmZwb&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNFAmWcd4eFBUVCHWFOsj1je_OHL5g)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Rep. McCollum counters ACORN attacks - October 03, 2009 by The Hill - ... after (the Defund ACORN Act) HR 3571 but respects the Constituiton by requiring a corporation to be guilty of a felony before federal funds are cut off. ...

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      As noted by The Hill on October 03, 2009, "... after (the Defund ACORN Act) HR 3571 but respects the Constituiton by requiring a corporation to be guilty of a felony before federal funds are cut off. ..." (http://thehill.com/homenews/house/61555-rep-mccollum-counters-acorn-attacks)
    • Dem floats ACORN bill to counter GOP proposal - September 29, 2009 by The Hill - The bill is meant to contrast with Boehner's HR 3571, which has 160 cosponsors, which would strip funding of organizations on the basis of a felony ...

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      As noted by The Hill on September 29, 2009, "The bill is meant to contrast with Boehner's HR 3571, which has 160 cosponsors, which would strip funding of organizations on the basis of a felony ..." (http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/60921-dem-floats-acorn-bill-to-contrast-with-gop-proposal)
    • - September 24, 2009 by Ocala - The language of the bill (HR 3571) says no federal contracts, grants or funds can be provided to "any organization" indicted for violating federal or state ...

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      As noted by Ocala on September 24, 2009, "The language of the bill (HR 3571) says no federal contracts, grants or funds can be provided to "any organization" indicted for violating federal or state ..." (http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/09/24/acorn-uncertain-ground-following-scandal-critics-say?test=latestnews)
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