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S. 65: Presidential Conflicts of Interest Act of 2017

About the bill

The president and vice president are currently exempt from any financial conflict of interest rules. And President Trump, with his global business and real estate empire, has created an “unprecedented” number of White House conflicts of interest.

The Presidential Conflicts of Interest Act, H.R. 371 and S. 65, aims to change that, both for Trump and future presidents.

What the bill does

Introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA5), the legislation would require the president and vice president to both reveal and divest themselves from ...

Sponsor and status

Elizabeth Warren

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2017
Length: 20 pages

Jan 9, 2017


Introduced on Jan 9, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 9, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jan 9, 2017

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S. 65 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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