A bill to amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to clarify a provision relating to certain contents of registrations under that Act.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Charles “Chuck” Grassley
Sponsor. Senator for Iowa. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2022
Length: 4 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 29, 2022 but was never passed by the House.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
7 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 2 Republicans, 1 Independent)
What legislators are saying
“Miller-Meeks, Krishnamoorthi, LaTurner, Gottheimer, Fitzpatrick, & Slotkin Introduce Bill to Crack Down on Undisclosed Foreign Influence”
— Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks [R-IA1] on Jun 28, 2022
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What stakeholders are saying
May 18, 2022
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 25, 2022
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.
Sep 20, 2022
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Sep 29, 2022
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Mar 29, 2023
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 829.
S. 4254 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 4254. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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