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H.R. 6340 (114th): Presidential Accountability Act

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To extend conflict of interest provisions to the President and Vice President of the United States.

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Sponsor and status

Katherine Clark

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2016
Length: 11 pages
Nov 17, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


82 Cosponsors (81 Democrats, 1 Republican)


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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

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Nov 17, 2016

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H.R. 6340 (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. 6340. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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