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Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Act of 2017

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A bill to establish the Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Program.

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07/20/2017Introduced in Senate

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07/20/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
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Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT]* 07/20/2017
Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND]* 07/20/2017
Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX]* 07/20/2017

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Senate Rules and Administration07/20/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (07/20/2017)

Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Act of 2017

This bill establishes the Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Program for the appointment of individuals who are graduates of accredited law schools to serve as congressional clerks in the Senate or House of Representatives.

The Senate Committee on Rules and Administration and the House Committee on House Administration must each select at least six individuals for a one-year term to serve for a clerkship with an office in their respective chambers. The committees shall ensure that congressional clerks selected under this bill are apportioned equally between majority and minority party offices.