S. 1 (110th): Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007

Introduced:

Jan 4, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 14, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 14, 2007.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-81

Sponsor:

Harry Reid

Senator from Nevada

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 4, 2007
Length: 42 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide greater transparency in the legislative process.

Summary

The Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007 (Pub.L. 110–81, 121 Stat. 735, enacted September 14, 2007) is a law of the United States federal government that amended parts of the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995. It strengthens public disclosure requirements concerning lobbying activity and funding, places more restrictions on gifts for members of Congress and their ...

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History

Jan 4, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 4, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 18, 2007
 
Passed Senate

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

Jan 22, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Jul 31, 2007
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Aug 1, 2007
 
Text Published

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

Aug 2, 2007
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Sep 14, 2007
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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