H.R. 5493: EDIT Act

To direct the Librarian of Congress to ensure that each version of a bill or resolution which is made available for viewing on the Congress.gov website is presented in a manner which permits the viewer to follow and track online, within the same document, any changes made from previous versions of the bill or resolution.

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Jun 15, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jun 15, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 15, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Elise Stefanik

Representative for New York's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2016
Length: 2 pages


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Jun 15, 2016

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Reported by Committee

Passed House

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 5493 is 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.

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