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S. 394: Presidential Transition Enhancement Act of 2019


A bill to amend the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 to improve the orderly transfer of the executive power during Presidential transitions.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Ron Johnson

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Wisconsin. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2020
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Feb 7, 2019
Status

Passed House & Senate (President next) on Feb 5, 2020

This bill was passed by Congress on February 5, 2020 and goes to the President next.

Prognosis
99% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: wednesday, february 5, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Feb 5, 2020

the weekly leader: friday, january 31, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jan 31, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 394 will be negligible.

History

Feb 7, 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.

Mar 25, 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.

Aug 1, 2019
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 31, 2020
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Feb 5, 2020
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Signed by the President

S. 394 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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