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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Clean Up the Code Act of 2018

Short Titles as Introduced

Clean Up the Code Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To eliminate unused sections of the United States Code, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
12/20/2018Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 386 - 5 (Roll no. 451).(text: CR H10395)
10/26/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (11)

Date Chamber All Actions
12/20/2018SenateReceived in the Senate.
12/20/2018-2:10pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/20/2018-2:10pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 386 - 5 (Roll no. 451). (text: CR H10395)
12/20/2018-2:06pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H10432-10433)
12/20/2018-12:07pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
12/20/2018-12:04pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 7093.
12/20/2018-12:04pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H10395-10396)
12/20/2018-12:03pmHouseMr. Collins (GA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
11/15/2018HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
10/26/2018HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
10/26/2018HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (2)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 10/26/2018
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6]* 10/26/2018

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary10/26/2018 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations11/15/2018 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (10/26/2018)

Clean Up the Code Act of 2018

This bill repeals specified sections of the federal criminal code, including provisions that prohibit the following:

  • interstate transport of alligator grass, water chestnut plants, or water hyacinth plants;
  • fraudulent use of the 4-H club emblem (i.e., the green four-leaf clover with stem);
  • unauthorized use of the Smokey Bear character or name; and
  • unauthorized use of the Woodsy Owl character, name, or slogan.