To expand Americans' access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, and strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 14, 2019
Length: 706 pages
What legislators are saying
“Engel on the 54th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act”
— Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 6, 2019
“Warren Demands Answers from Trump Transition Advisor About Reports of Ethically Questionable Behavior and Conflicts of Interest During and After Transition”
— Sen. Elizabeth Warren [D-MA] on Aug 15, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
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