To protect our democracy by preventing abuses of presidential power, restoring checks and balances and accountability and transparency in government, and defending elections against foreign interference, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 28th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2020
Length: 158 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on September 23, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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92 Cosponsors (92 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Payne, Jr. Supports Bill to Hold Presidents More Accountable”
— Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ10] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 25, 2020
Sep 23, 2020
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Sep 21, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5314.
H.R. 8363 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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