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S. 63: Bipartisan Budget and Appropriations Reform Act of 2019

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A bill to implement the recommendations of the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform.

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Sponsor and status

Sheldon Whitehouse

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Rhode Island. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2019
Length: 19 pages
Jan 9, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jan 9, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 9, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

By opposing a sham impeachment, I upheld my oath of office
    — Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH6] on Dec 19, 2019

Gottheimer Announces New Bipartisan “Cameron’s Law” to Restore Orphan Disease Research Tax Credit and to Find Cures for Rare Diseases -- Gottheimer Leads Roundtable with HealthCare Institute of New Jersey, Bio and Life Sciences Leaders, Rare Disease Advocates — to Boost R&D and Talent Pipeline for Jersey’s Life Sciences
    — Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ5] on Mar 6, 2020

Now Accepting Military Academy Nominations
    — Rep. Bruce Poliquin [R-ME2, 2015-2018] on Jun 23, 2015

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Jan 9, 2019

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S. 63 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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