New Cosponsor — Jul 16, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN5]
The bill now has 6 cosponsors (4 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
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May 8, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on May 8, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: May 8, 2013
Length: 19 pages
To amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to provide for a legislative line-item veto to expedite consideration of rescissions, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3521 (112th).
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. 1870”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1870 — 113th Congress: Expedited Legislative Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1870
“H.R. 1870 — 113th Congress: Expedited Legislative Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1870>
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