HR70: Federal Advisory Committee Act Amendments of 2017

By | January 3, 2018
US Government Accountability Office seal.

US Government Accountability Office seal. See also – Public Law 115-3

This bill amends the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) to require appointments to federal agency advisory committees to be made without regard to political affiliation or activity, unless required by federal statute.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law




Original sponsor: Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]

Cosponsors: Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7], Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11], Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5]


Passed House by voice vote.

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