The bill introduced during this Congress with the most cosponsors is theEmail Privacy Act, with 310 cosponsors, a bipartisan mix of 194 Republicans and 115 Democrats. In theory this bill — H.R. 699, introduced by Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS3) — should be a near-lock for passage. But when the same bill was introduced last session, it failed to pass. What ...
Feb 4, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 27, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2016
Length: 13 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
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H.R. 699 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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