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
“Pelosi, Democrats Renew Push to Overhaul Election, Campaign Finance Laws”
— Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD3] (Sponsor) on Nov 16, 2020
“Levin Passes Second Most Amendments in Freshman Class”
— Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI9] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 20, 2020
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 1 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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