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H.R. 3489: Presidential Pardon Transparency Act of 2017

The Washington Post bombshell report that President Donald Trump is considering pardoning his closest family, advisors, and potentially even himself caused a firestorm on Capitol Hill in mid-July. Two new pieces of legislation would prevent Trump from pardoning himself and issuing secret pardons, both actions which are (under most prevailing legal interpretations) currently allowed under federal law. Context Although a ... Continue reading »

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Overview

Introduced:

Jul 27, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jul 27, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 27, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

7% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 27, 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. 3489 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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