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H.R. 5993 (114th): CAN Act

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To prohibit the use of funds provided for the official travel expenses of Members of Congress and other officers and employees of the legislative branch for airline accommodations which are not coach-class accommodations, to prohibit the use of official funds for long-term vehicle leases for Members of Congress, to prohibit the use of the Members' Representational Allowance for expenses of official mail of any material other than a document transmitted under the official letterhead of the Member involved, and for other purposes.

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Brad Ashford

Sponsor. Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2016
Length: 10 pages
Sep 12, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 12, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Sep 12, 2016

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H.R. 5993 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5993. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

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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