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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Special Counsel Transparency Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require a report of any Special Counsel who is removed from office, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

04/17/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

04/17/2018Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/17/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (113)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]* 04/17/2018
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 04/17/2018
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 04/17/2018
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 04/17/2018
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 04/17/2018
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 04/17/2018
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]* 04/17/2018
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 04/17/2018
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 04/17/2018
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 04/17/2018
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 05/17/2018
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 05/17/2018
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 05/17/2018
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 05/17/2018
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 05/17/2018
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 05/17/2018
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14] 05/17/2018
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 05/17/2018
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 05/17/2018
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 05/17/2018
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 05/17/2018
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 05/17/2018
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 05/17/2018
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 05/17/2018
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] 05/17/2018
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1] 05/24/2018
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 05/24/2018
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 05/24/2018
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 05/24/2018
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 05/24/2018
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 05/24/2018
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 06/05/2018
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 06/05/2018
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 06/05/2018
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 06/05/2018
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 06/05/2018
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 06/05/2018
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 06/15/2018
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] 06/15/2018
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 06/15/2018
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 06/15/2018
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 06/15/2018
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 06/15/2018
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 06/15/2018
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] 06/15/2018
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 06/15/2018
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 06/15/2018
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 06/15/2018
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7] 06/15/2018
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34] 06/15/2018
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] 06/15/2018
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 06/15/2018
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 07/11/2018
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 07/11/2018
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 07/11/2018
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 07/11/2018
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 07/11/2018
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 07/11/2018
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 07/11/2018
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] 07/19/2018
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 07/19/2018
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 07/19/2018
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 07/19/2018
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 07/19/2018
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 07/19/2018
Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15] 07/19/2018
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 07/19/2018
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 07/19/2018
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 08/24/2018
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 08/24/2018
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 08/24/2018
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 08/24/2018
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 08/24/2018
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 08/24/2018
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 08/24/2018
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 08/24/2018
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 08/24/2018
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] 09/04/2018
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 09/04/2018
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 09/04/2018
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4] 09/04/2018
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 09/25/2018
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 09/25/2018
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 09/25/2018
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 09/25/2018
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 09/25/2018
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 09/25/2018
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] 09/26/2018
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 09/27/2018
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 09/27/2018
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 09/27/2018
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 09/27/2018
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8] 09/27/2018
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 09/27/2018
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 09/27/2018
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] 09/27/2018
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 09/27/2018
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 09/27/2018
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 09/27/2018
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31] 09/27/2018
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 09/27/2018
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10] 09/27/2018
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-2] 09/27/2018
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 09/27/2018
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 09/27/2018
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 09/27/2018
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 09/27/2018
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 09/28/2018
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] 09/28/2018
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 09/28/2018
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 09/28/2018
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 11/30/2018
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 11/30/2018

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary04/17/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/17/2018)

Special Counsel Transparency Act of 2018

This bill establishes reporting requirements with respect to a special counsel appointed under Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations.

Specifically, it establishes these requirements:

  • a special counsel must report periodically on the status of an investigation;
  • a special counsel who is removed from office must report on the status of an investigation, as of the date of dismissal; and
  • DOJ must report on the status of an investigation following the removal of a special counsel.