H. R. 3489
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 27, 2017
Mr. Krishnamoorthi (for himself, Mr. Takano, Ms. Velázquez, Mr. Ruppersberger, Ms. Kaptur, Ms. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, Mr. Crist, Ms. Speier, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Mrs. Beatty, Mr. Evans, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Carbajal, Ms. Jayapal, Mr. Price of North Carolina, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Espaillat, Ms. DelBene, Ms. Adams, Mr. Welch, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Payne, Mr. Brendan F. Boyle of Pennsylvania, Mr. Polis, and Mr. Pallone) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To require the publication of the name of any person pardoned by the President, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Presidential Pardon Transparency Act of 2017.
Publication of pardons
Not later than 3 days after the date on which the President grants any reprieve or pardon for an offence against the United States, the Attorney General shall publish in the Federal Register and on the official website of the President the following:
The name of the person.
The date on which the reprieve or pardon was issued.
The full text of the reprieve or pardon.