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H.R. 1496: Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2019

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To amend the Act of August 25, 1958, commonly known as the "Former Presidents Act of 1958", with respect to the monetary allowance payable to a former President, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jody Hice

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2019
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Mar 5, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 16, 2019

This bill passed in the House on October 16, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Hice, Cummings Bill to Reform Presidential Pensions Sails Through Committee
    — Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10] (Sponsor) on Mar 26, 2019

Norton Gets D.C. Equality Provision Passed in Presidential Pension Bill
    — Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] on Oct 18, 2019

the daily leader: wednesday, october 16, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Oct 15, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1496 will add $2 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Mar 5, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 26, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 11, 2019
 
On House Schedule

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Oct 16, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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H.R. 1496 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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