Bill Text — Nov 7, 2013
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May 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on May 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 6, 2013
Length: 9 pages
To preserve the constitutional authority of Congress and ensure accountability and transparency in legislation.
5/6/2013--Introduced.Read the Bills Act - Requires any bill or resolution introduced in either chamber of Congress to contain a provision citing the specific powers granted to Congress in the Constitution ... Read more >
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. 1831”). 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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“H.R. 1831 — 113th Congress: Read the Bills Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1831>
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