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H.R. 4705: Me Too Congressional Ethics Act

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To amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to require the automatic referral to the congressional ethics committees of the disposition of any allegation that an employing office of the House of Representatives or Senate violated part A of title II of such Act.

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Sponsor and status

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 23rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Dec 20, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Dec 20, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on December 20, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Dec 20, 2017
 
Introduced

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Signed by the President

H.R. 4705 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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