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H.R. 3076 (115th): Creating Advanced Streamlined Electronic Services for Constituents Act of 2018

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To amend section 552a of title 5, United States Code (commonly referred to as the Privacy Act) to require agencies to accept electronic release forms, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Garret Graves

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2018
Length: 7 pages
Jun 27, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 16, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.


18 Cosponsors (14 Republicans, 4 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Graves/Kennedy Bill to Modernize Constituent Services Passes in U.S. House
    — Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6] (Sponsor) on Jul 16, 2018

Rep. Mimi Walters Co-Sponsors Legislation to Improve & Streamline Customer Service for Constituents
    — Rep. Mimi Walters [R-CA45, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 29, 2017

On the House Floor This Week - 7/17/18
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] on Jul 17, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 3076 will add $15 million in new spending through 2023.


Jun 27, 2017

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Feb 6, 2018
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Jul 16, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jul 16, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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H.R. 3076 (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. 3076. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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