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S. 196: Modernizing Congressional Reporting Act of 2019

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A bill to save taxpayer money and improve the efficiency and speed of intragovernmental correspondence, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Robert “Rob” Portman

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Ohio. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2019
Length: 14 pages
Introduced:

Jan 19, 2019

Status:

Ordered Reported on Feb 13, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 13, 2019.

Prognosis:

29% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 19, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Feb 13, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 10, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 196 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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