To provide the public with access to the laws of the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 27, 2017
Length: 5 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 27, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Moulton, Rep. Brat Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Make Government More Transparent”
— Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA6] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 27, 2017
Nov 16, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4006 (114th).
Mar 27, 2017
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H.R. 1729 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1729. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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