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H.R. 4917: IG Subpoena Authority Act

To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to provide testimonial subpoena authority, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Steve Russell

Sponsor. Representative for Oklahoma's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 2, 2018
Length: 6 pages

Feb 2, 2018


Ordered Reported on Feb 6, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 6, 2018.


38% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Feb 2, 2018

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Feb 6, 2018
Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

Passed Senate

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H.R. 4917 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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