H.R. 20 (114th): Government By the People Act of 2015

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 21, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 21, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Sarbanes

Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015
Length: 76 pages

History

Jan 21, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.R. 20 (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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