H. R. 841
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 2, 2017
Ms. Speier (for herself, Mr. Cohen, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Ms. Pingree, Ms. DeLauro, Ms. Shea-Porter, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Meeks, Mr. Soto, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Takano, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Eshoo, and Mr. Ellison) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
To prohibit the appropriation of funds to the Executive Office of the President until the restoration of the White House phone-in comment line.
This Act may be cited as the
Phone The White House Act.
Prohibition on funds
No funds are authorized to be appropriated to the Executive Office of the President for any period during which a system is not in effect in which members of the public may submit comments to the Office by telephone.