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H.R. 1219: Supporting America’s Innovators Act of 2017

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(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 27, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 6, 2017

This bill passed in the House on April 6, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Patrick McHenry

Representative for North Carolina's 10th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2017
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

23% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

S. 444 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Sep 11, 2017

History

Feb 27, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 9, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 29, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Apr 6, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1219 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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