H.R.5143 - Searchable Legislation Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Amash, Justin [R-MI-3] (Introduced 03/01/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/01/2018 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5143 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/01/2018)
Searchable Legislation Act of 2018
This bill requires Congress to ensure that all congressional documents and all votes cast in Congress and congressional committees are created, transmitted, and published in searchable electronic formats, consistent with data standards recommended by such advisory bodies as Congress may establish.
The Clerk of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate, acting jointly, shall establish the Congressional Data Task Force (an advisory body) to recommend data standards for the creation, transmission, and publication of information and congressional documents, including bills, resolutions, amendments, reports, laws, and records, in such formats for purposes of this bill.