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S. 2019 (116th): Restoring Oversight for Members of Congress Act

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A bill to ensure Members of Congress have access to Federal facilities in order to exercise their Constitutional oversight responsibilities.

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Sponsor and status

Ron Wyden

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Oregon. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Jun 27, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Independent)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Bolivias Left Could Win an Upcoming Election. U.S. Democrats Dont Want a Repeat of Last Years Crisis.
    — Sen. Bernard “Bernie” Sanders [I-VT] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 22, 2020

The Ripon Advance: Walden, Burgess request DEA briefing on management of nations opioid supply
    — Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26] on Oct 27, 2020

Alaska Congressional Delegation Files Amicus Brief in Support of Alaska Native Corporations
    — Rep. Don Young [R-AK0] on Nov 19, 2020

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Jun 27, 2019

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

Sep 12, 2019
Considered by Senate Committee on Appropriations

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

S. 2019 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2019. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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