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H.R. 2485: Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act

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To require the Director of the Government Publishing Office to establish and maintain a single online portal accessible to the public that allows the public to obtain electronic copies of all congressionally mandated reports, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Mike Quigley

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2021
Length: 15 pages
Apr 13, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 26, 2021

This bill passed in the House on July 26, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.


22 Cosponsors (12 Democrats, 10 Republicans)

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

S. 2838 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Nov 3, 2021


Position statements

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: monday, july 26, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jul 25, 2021

the weekly leader: friday, july 23, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jul 23, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 2485 will add $2 million in new spending through 2026.


Apr 13, 2021

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

May 13, 2021
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.

Jul 23, 2021
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Jul 26, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)

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

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Signed by the President

H.R. 2485 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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