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
2017-01-04
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

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]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

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