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H.R. 2884: COVFEFE Act of 2017

President Trump’s May 31st tweet “Despite the constant negative press covfefe” generated headlines as the nation speculated on what exactly the tweet meant. Now in June it’s prompted a congressional bill that could prevent Trump from deleting social media postings. The context Although many believe Trump meant to type “coverage,” the tweet became perhaps the most talked-about news story of ... Continue reading »

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Overview

Introduced:

Jun 12, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jun 12, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 12, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Mike Quigley

Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

11% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 12, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2884 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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