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S. 580: Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2019

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A bill to amend the Act of August 25, 1958, commonly known as the "Former Presidents Act of 1958", with respect to the monetary allowance payable to a former President, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Joni Ernst

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Iowa. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2019
Length: 20 pages
Introduced
Feb 27, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on May 15, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 15, 2019.

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Hice, Cummings Bill to Reform Presidential Pensions Sails Through Committee
    — Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10] on Mar 26, 2019

Reps. Hice, Cummings Introduce Legislation to Curb Excessive Spending by Former Presidents
    — Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10] on Mar 6, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 580 will be negligible.

History

Feb 27, 2019
 
Introduced

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

May 15, 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.

Jun 27, 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. 580 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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