To require the Clerk of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate to establish a process by which registered voters may sign national discharge petitions with respect to bills and joint resolutions introduced in or referred to the House and Senate, to require the House or Senate to hold a vote on the passage of any bill or joint resolution if a certain number of registered voters sign the national discharge petition for the bill or joint resolution, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 36th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 7 pages
Jul 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 14, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 14, 2016
H.R. 5885 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 5885 — 114th Congress: Right to Petition Congress Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5885
“H.R. 5885 — 114th Congress: Right to Petition Congress Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. June 21, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5885>
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