S. 1572: One Subject at a Time Act

Introduced:

Jun 15, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jun 15, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 15, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Rand Paul

Junior Senator from Kentucky

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

0% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to end the practice of including more than one subject in a single bill by requiring that each bill enacted by Congress be limited to only one subject, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

Often it’s the only way that legislation will get passed anymore — bits and pieces from various forms of legislation will be cobbled together into one package. Even if a representative or senator disagrees with some provision, they might still vote for the overall bill as a compromise.

Rep. Mia Love (R-UT4) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) think it’s ...

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History

Jun 15, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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