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H.R. 70: Federal Advisory Committee Act Amendments of 2017

H.R. 70 improves the transparency and accountability of federal advisory committees. The bill clarifies that all advisory committee members should be selected without regard to political affiliation, creates a formal process for the public to recommend potential advisory committee members, requires member selection without regard to their partisan affiliation, and requires members serving as individual experts to fully disclose any ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 3, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 4, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 4, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Lacy Clay Jr.

Representative for Missouri's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2017
Length: 19 pages

Prognosis:

43% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 3, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 4, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 4, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 70 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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