About the bill
President Trump appears to have reversed an Obama-era policy publicly disclosing names and dates of White House visitors there to see the president or other top officials in the administration. New legislation in Congress would require public disclosure of visitor logs to the White House and his private Florida club Mar-a-Lago.
Obama’s was the first administration to implement such a rule, releasing most names except those deemed “politically sensitive” within 90 to 120 days, a point not not yet reached in the Trump Administration. Trump hasn’t formally announced a discontinuation of Obama’s policy on visitor log disclosures. However, the White House did not answer when _Mother Jones_asked if the policy would continued, and Trump has not publicly released other information such as his tax returns ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 23, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Mar 23, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 13, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 769.
S. 721 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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