H.R. 899 (111th): Ethical and Legal Elections for Congressional Transitions Act


Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Aaron Schock

Representative for Illinois's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

2/4/2009--Introduced.Ethical and Legal Elections for Congressional Transitions Act - Requires states to hold special elections when a vacancy occurs in the office of U.S. Senator for the state.Amends the Help ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 4, 2009

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.


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

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


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

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Primary Source

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