To extend conflict of interest provisions to the President and Vice President of the United States.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2016
Length: 11 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on November 17, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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82 Cosponsors (81 Democrats, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Clark introduces bill to ensure President-elect addresses conflicts of interest”
— Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA5] (Sponsor) on Nov 17, 2016
“Congressman Nadler Cosponsors The Presidential Accountability Act of 2016”
— Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 22, 2016
“Rep. Huffman Joins Bill to Ensure President-Elects Address Conflicts of Interest”
— Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA2] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 2, 2016
Nov 17, 2016
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Mar 4, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1481 (116th).
H.R. 6340 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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