H.R. 842: EDIT Act

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 2, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Feb 2, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 2, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Elise Stefanik

Representative for New York's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 2, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 2, 2017
 
Introduced

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

 
Ordered Reported

 
Passed House (Senate next)

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 842 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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