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H.R. 706: Restoring the Public Trust Act

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To strengthen transparency and accountability within the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ted Lieu

Sponsor. Representative for California's 33rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2019
Length: 48 pages
Jan 22, 2019

Introduced on Jan 22, 2019

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Jan 22, 2019

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