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H.R. 1831 (114th): Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2016

To establish the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 30, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 30, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-140

Sponsor:

Paul Ryan

Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2016
Length: 5 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 991: Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2015

Ordered Reported on Jun 24, 2015. 94% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Apr 16, 2015
 
Introduced

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May 19, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 16, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 27, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 16, 2016
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 17, 2016
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 30, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1831 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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