H.R. 117 (106th): Independent Counsel Accountability and Reform Act of 1999


Jan 6, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jay Dickey

Representative for Arkansas's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 6, 1999
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About the bill

Full Title

To reform the independent counsel statute, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/6/1999--Introduced.Independent Counsel Accountability and Reform Act of 1999 - Amends the Federal judicial code to require specific information from a credible source sufficient to constitute grounds to investigate whether a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 6, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 117”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (6R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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