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S. 2090: Abuse of the Pardon Prevention Act

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A bill to direct the Attorney General to submit to Congress investigative materials in the event of certain pardons granted by the President, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Catherine Cortez Masto

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Nevada. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Jul 11, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jul 11, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 11, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

H.R. 7694 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Jul 23, 2020


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What legislators are saying

Hirono, Senate Democrats Urge Trump Administration to Rescind Termination of the Filipino World War II Veteran Parole Program
    — Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 18, 2019

Harris, Durbin Lead 33 Senators Demanding Administration Comply With Supreme Court Decision On DACA
    — Sen. Kamala Harris [D-CA] on Jul 14, 2020

Senate Dems Call on Administration to Comply With Supreme Court Decision, End Attack on DACA
    — Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] on Jul 14, 2020

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Jul 11, 2019

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S. 2090 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2090. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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