New Cosponsor — Sep 18, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Matt Salmon [R-AZ5]
The bill now has 23 cosponsors (23 Republicans).
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Apr 10, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 10, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2014
Length: 3 pages
To direct the employing authority of any officer or employee of the Federal Government who is in contempt of Congress to not pay compensation to the officer or employee while the officer or employee remains in contempt, 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. 4447”). 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. 4447 — 113th Congress: Contempt Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr4447
“H.R. 4447 — 113th Congress: Contempt Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2014. February 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr4447>
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