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H.R. 7093 (115th): Clean Up the Code Act of 2018

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About the bill

Should you be able to drive your water hyacinth plant to another state without being labeled a criminal under the law?


There are literally so many crimes punishable in U.S. federal law that experts don’t even agree on how many there are.

But do all of those crimes still need to be illegal? What about ones that have never been prosecuted in decades, or are for actions so minor that they arguably shouldn’t be illegal?

What the bill does

The Clean Up the Code Act [H ...

Sponsor and status

Steve Chabot

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2018
Length: 6 pages

Oct 26, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 20, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.


Oct 26, 2018

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Dec 17, 2018
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Dec 20, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 7093 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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