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H.R. 5746: Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act

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To amend title 51, United States Code, to extend the authority of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to enter into leases of non-excess property of the Administration.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Donald Beyer Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2022
Length: 720 pages
Introduced
Oct 27, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House with Changes (back to Senate) on Jan 13, 2022

This bill passed in the Senate and the House, but the House made changes and sent it back to the Senate on January 13, 2022.

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

Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 2 Democrats)

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Beyer Statement on H.R. 5746, the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act
    — Rep. Donald Beyer [D-VA8] (Sponsor) on Jan 13, 2022

Carter on Democrats’ backroom election overhaul deal
    — Rep. Earl “Buddy” Carter [R-GA1] on Jan 13, 2022

Newhouse Protects Voting Rights, Condemns Democrats’ Attempted Federal Takeover of Elections
    — Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4] on Jan 13, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 5746 will be negligible.

History

Oct 27, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Dec 3, 2021
 
Text Published

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

Dec 8, 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.

Dec 14, 2021
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 7, 2022
 
On House Schedule

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

Jan 7, 2022
 
Text Published

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

Jan 13, 2022
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Senate Approves House Changes

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5746 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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