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S. 2014 (115th): Prove It Act of 2017

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A bill to require greater transparency for Federal regulatory decisions that impact small businesses.

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Sponsor and status

Joni Ernst

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Iowa. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 26, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Oct 26, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 26, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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Oct 26, 2017

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

S. 2014 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2014. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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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