New Cosponsor — Apr 21, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3]
The bill now has 7 cosponsors (6 Republicans, 1 Democrat).
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Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on February 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 18th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2009
Length: 5 pages
To require States to hold special elections in the event of a vacancy in the office of a Senator representing the State, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 899”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 899 — 111th Congress: Ethical and Legal Elections for Congressional Transitions Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr899
“H.R. 899 — 111th Congress: Ethical and Legal Elections for Congressional Transitions Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr899>
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