To limit donations made pursuant to settlement agreements to which the United States is a party, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on January 13, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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26 Cosponsors (25 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
Passed House (Senate next) — Oct 24, 2017
What legislators are saying
“Goodlatte Introduces Bill to Halt Obama’s Settlement Slush Funds”
— Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6, 1993-2018] (Sponsor) on Jan 17, 2017
Sep 7, 2016
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5063 (114th).
Jan 13, 2017
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H.R. 522 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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