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S. 13: A bill to establish an advisory committee to make recommendations on improvements to the security, integrity, and administration of Federal elections.

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Tim Scott

Sponsor. Junior Senator for South Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 19, 2021
Length: 10 pages
Jan 6, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Ordered Reported on Jan 19, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on January 19, 2021.


18 Cosponsors (18 Republicans)

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Sen. Moran Speaks in Opposition of the Partisan For the People Act
    — Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 10, 2021

Congressman DeSaulnier and Congresswoman Lee Host a Conversation on Race Zoom Town Hall with Special Guest Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Congresswoman Chu
    — Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA11] on May 24, 2021

With Cyberattacks on the Rise, Warner & Collins Urge Department of Education to Empower Schools to Bolster Cyber Defenses
    — Sen. Mark Warner [D-VA] on Jun 17, 2021

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Jan 6, 2021

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

Jan 19, 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.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
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Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 13 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 13. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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