H.Res.526 - Improving Transparency for the American People Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] (Introduced 07/25/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Rules; House Administration; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/25/2019 Referred to the Committee on Rules, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, and the Judiciary, 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.526 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/25/2019)
Improving Transparency for the American People Act of 2019
This resolution expands the duties of the Clerk of the House of Representatives to include
- reporting on adoption of a standardized format for certain legislative documents,
- assessing funding and other resources needed to expedite and complete the legislation comparison project, and
- assigning unique identifiers to persons required to file lobbying statements or reports with the Clerk.
The resolution requires the Clerk's website to include a database of the expiration dates of all federal programs and a database of certain recorded votes taken in committees, beginning with the 116th Congress.