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H.R. 1654: Federal Register Modernization Act

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To amend title 44, United States Code, to modernize the Federal Register, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Mark Meadows

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2019
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Mar 8, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 12, 2019

This bill passed in the House on March 12, 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

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - March 15, 2019
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Mar 18, 2019

Sunshine Week: House Democrats Shine a Light on Open, Transparent Government For The People
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Mar 12, 2019

Steil Supports Bipartisan Bills to Increase Federal Government Transparency
    — Rep. Bryan Steil [R-WI1] on Mar 13, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1654 will be negligible.

History

Mar 8, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 12, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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May 15, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Jul 15, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1654 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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