H.R. 356: Protecting Our Democracy Act

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 6, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 6, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Eric Swalwell

Representative for California's 15th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2017
Length: 18 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 6, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 356 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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