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H.Res. 975: By the People Resolution

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Americans have a right to fair representation and that America's democratic institutions are in urgent need of repair to provide greater responsiveness and accountability to the people through critical reforms that empower the American voter, strengthen our Nation's ethics laws, and fix our broken campaign finance system.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Sarbanes

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2018
Length: 14 pages
Introduced:

Jun 28, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Jun 28, 2018

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 28, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

History

Jun 28, 2018
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Agreed To

H.Res. 975 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

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