Text: H.R.6511 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/08/2016)


114th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6511


To amend section 953 of title 18, United States Code (commonly called the Logan Act) to clarify the application of that section to Presidents-elect.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 8, 2016

Mr. Huffman introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend section 953 of title 18, United States Code (commonly called the Logan Act) to clarify the application of that section to Presidents-elect.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “One President at a Time Act of 2016”.

SEC. 2. Logan Act amendment.

Section 953 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end of the first paragraph the following: “For the purposes of this section, a President-elect, or anyone acting on that President-elect’s behalf, is subject to the prohibitions of this section.”.


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