Summary: H.R.6429 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/18/2018)

Protecting Access to Classified Information in Elections Act

This bill amends the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 to authorize certain candidates for President or Vice President to request a security clearance. Candidates must be the nominees of a major party or on the election ballot in at least 10 states to qualify. The federal government must expeditiously conduct background investigations and eligibility determinations for qualified candidates.