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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)

Introduced on Jan 6, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 6, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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18 Cosponsors (18 Republicans)

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

Position statements

What legislators are saying

13 Counties in 4 Days: Ernst Meets With Small Businesses, Farmers, Students Across Eastern Iowa on Her 99 County Tour
    — Sen. Joni Ernst [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 31, 2022

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

Representative Adriano Espaillat Encourages Eligible Constituents to Apply for COVID-19 Emergency Assistance and Hurricane Ida Recovery Resources
    — Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY13] on Nov 24, 2021

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Jan 6, 2021

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S. 13 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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