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H.R. 1711: MAR-A-LAGO Act

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About the bill

President Trump appears to have reversed an Obama-era policy publicly disclosing names and dates of White House visitors there to see the president or other top officials in the administration. New legislation in Congress would require public disclosure of visitor logs to the White House and his private Florida club Mar-a-Lago.

The context

Obama’s was the first administration to implement such a rule, releasing most names except those deemed “politically sensitive” within 90 to 120 days, a point not not yet reached in the Trump Administration. Trump hasn’t ...

Sponsor and status

Mike Quigley

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

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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2017
Length: 6 pages

Mar 23, 2017


Introduced on Mar 23, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 23, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Mar 23, 2017

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H.R. 1711 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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