This bill would require that Congress ensure that all congressional documents and votes both in Congress and in committees are published in searchable electronic formats. The Clerk of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate would work together in establishing a Congressional Data Task Force that would act as an advisory board for creating, transmitting, and publishing congressional documents.
What is House Bill H.R. 5143?
Cost of House Bill H.R. 5143
This legislation has the support of 19 bipartisan cosponsors in the House, including 13 Republicans and six Democrats.
Searchable Legislation Act of 2018
To require all bills, resolutions, and other documents of Congress to be created, transmitted, and published in searchable electronic formats, and for other purposes.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Committee on AdministrationCommittee on the JudiciaryIntroducedMarch 1st, 2018
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