H.R. 1 (104th): Congressional Accountability Act of 1995


Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on January 12, 1995 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


Christopher Shays

Representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 12, 1995
Length: 107 pages

See Instead:

S. 2 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 23, 1995

About the bill

Full Title

To make certain laws applicable to the legislative branch of the Federal Government.

Summary (CRS)

1/12/1995--Passed Senate amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - General Title II: Extension of Rights and Protections Part A: Employment Discrimination, Family and Medical Leave, Fair Labor Standards, Employee Polygraph Protection, Worker ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 4, 1995

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 5, 1995
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jan 12, 1995
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 12, 1995
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


176 cosponsors (142R, 33D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jan 5, 1995 1:46 a.m.
Passed 429/0

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 4822 (103rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Aug 10, 1994

S. 2 (Included-In)
Congressional Accountability Act of 1995

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 23, 1995

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