H.R. 1287: Executive Order Transparency Act

To require that any Executive order be published on the White House website not less than 72 hours before the Executive order is signed.

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Mar 1, 2017


Referred to Committee on Mar 1, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 1, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2017
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Mar 1, 2017

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H.R. 1287 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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