H.R. 484: DRAIN the SWAMP Act

As part of President Trump’s campaign pledge to “drain the swamp” and lessen Washington’s reliance on revolving doors and special interests, he promised to ban his political appointees from lobbying for five years, or six months for anyone involved with his transition. However, a Politico investigation earlier this month sent shockwaves by revealing the extent to which that promise was ... Continue reading »

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 12, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jan 12, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 12, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Peter DeFazio

Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

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

History

Jan 12, 2017
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

 
Passed House (Senate next)

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 484 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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