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Official Title as Introduced

Recognizing the security challenges of convening government officials in one specific place and directing the House of Representatives to take appropriate steps so that the House of Representatives can meet in a virtual setting.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
04/28/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date All Actions
05/02/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
04/28/2017Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and 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.
04/28/2017Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and 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.
04/28/2017Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and 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.
04/28/2017Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and 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.
04/28/2017Introduced in House

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 04/28/2017
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1]* 04/28/2017

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary04/28/2017 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice05/02/2017 Referred to
House Rules04/28/2017 Referred to
Committee on House Administration04/28/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/28/2017)

Declares that the House of Representatives: (1) encourages the use of a virtual setting to implement hearings, conduct debate, meet, and vote; and (2) directs the Committee on House Administration to identify the best practices for conducting the business of the House in such a setting, and to establish procedures and rules for consideration of legislation by Members of Congress in it.