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HR 1

Title: For the People Act of 2019
Author: Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD)

Summary
...The bill also sets forth provisions related to election security, including sharing intelligence information with state election officials, protecting the security of the voter rolls, supporting states in securing their election systems, developing a national strategy to protect the security and integrity of U.S. democratic institutions, establishing in the legislative branch the National Commission to Protect United States Democratic Institutions, and other provisions to improve the cybersecurity of election systems.</p> <p class=""MsoNormal"">This bill addresses campaign spending, including by expanding the ban on foreign nationals contributing to or spending on elections; expanding disclosure rules pertaining to organizations spending money during elections, campaign advertisements, and ...

Status
Introduced in House 01/03/2019
Introduced in House 01/03/2019
Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), the Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, Science, Space, and Technology, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Ethics, and Homeland Security, 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. 01/03/2019
Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), the Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, Science, Space, and Technology, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Ethics, and Homeland Security, 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. 01/03/2019
Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), the Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, Science, Space, and Technology, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Ethics, and Homeland Security, 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. 01/03/2019
Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), the Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, Science, Space, and Technology, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Ethics, and Homeland Security, 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. 01/03/2019
Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), the Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, Science, Space, and Technology, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Ethics, and Homeland Security, 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. 01/03/2019
Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), the Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, Science, Space, and Technology, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Ethics, and Homeland Security, 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. 01/03/2019
Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), the Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, Science, Space, and Technology, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Ethics, and Homeland Security, 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. 01/03/2019
Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), the Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, Science, Space, and Technology, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Ethics, and Homeland Security, 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. 01/03/2019
Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), the Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, Science, Space, and Technology, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Ethics, and Homeland Security, 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. 01/03/2019
Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), the Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, Science, Space, and Technology, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Ethics, and Homeland Security, 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. 01/03/2019
Committee Hearings Held. 01/29/2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 02/26/2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 6 - 3. 02/26/2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on House Administration. H. Rept. 116-15, Part I. 03/04/2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on House Administration. H. Rept. 116-15, Part I. 03/04/2019
Committee on Intelligence (Permanent) discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Intelligence (Permanent) discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on the Judiciary discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on the Judiciary discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Oversight and Reform discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Oversight and Reform discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Education and Labor discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Education and Labor discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Ways and Means discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Ways and Means discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Financial Services discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Financial Services discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Ethics discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Ethics discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Homeland Security discharged. 03/04/2019
Committee on Homeland Security discharged. 03/04/2019
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 5. 03/04/2019
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 172 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1 with 2 hours of general debate. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-7, modified by the amendment printed in Part A of the resolution is considered as adopted. The resolution provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of March 8, 2019, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules. 03/05/2019
Rule H. Res. 172 passed House. 03/06/2019
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 172. (consideration: CR H2390-2498) 03/06/2019
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1 with 2 hours of general debate. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-7, modified by the amendment printed in Part A of the resolution is considered as adopted. The resolution provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of March 8, 2019, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules. 03/06/2019
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 172 and Rule XVIII. 03/06/2019
The Speaker designated the Honorable Henry Cuellar to act as Chairman of the Committee. 03/06/2019
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with two hours of general debate on H.R. 1. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Suozzi amendment No. 1. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Butterfield amendment No. 2. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Raskin amendment No. 3. 03/06/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Raskin amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Rodney Davis (IL) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hastings amendment No. 4. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cole amendment No. 5. 03/06/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cole amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cole demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Scanlon amendment No. 6. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Scanlon amendment No. 7. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Morelle amendment No. 8. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Shalala amendment No. 9. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Biggs amendment No. 11. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ted Lieu (CA) amendment No. 12. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jayapal amendment No. 13. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jayapal amendment No. 14. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jayapal amendment No. 15. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Connolly amendment No. 16. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foxx amendment No. 17. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lawrence amendment No. 18. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rouda amendment No. 20. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rouda amendment No. 21. 03/06/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rouda amendment No. 22. 03/06/2019
Ms. Lofgren moved that the committee rise. 03/06/2019
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote. 03/06/2019
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1 as unfinished business. 03/06/2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2515-2547) 03/07/2019
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Lofgren en bloc amendments No. 1. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hice (GA) amendment No. 23. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pressley amendment No. 24. 03/07/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Pressley amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Pressley demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Green (TN) amendment No. 25. 03/07/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Green (TN) amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Green (TN) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Green (TX) amendment No. 26. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grijalva amendment No. 27. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rodney Davis amendment No. 28. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moore amendment No. 29. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moore amendment No. 30. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Davidson (OH) amendment No. 31. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Davidson (OH) amendment No. 32. 03/07/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Davidson (OH) amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Davidson (OH) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Davidson (OH) amendment No. 33. 03/07/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Davidson (OH) amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Davidson (OH) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lujan amendment No. 34 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pocan amendment No. 37. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pocan amendment No. 38 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Frankel amendment No. 39. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 43. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brown (MD) amendment No. 45. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brown (MD) amendment No. 47. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brown (MD) amendment No. 48. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brown (MD) amendment No. 49. 03/07/2019
Ms. Lofgren moved that the committee rise. 03/07/2019
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote. 03/07/2019
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1 as unfinished business. 03/07/2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2555-2571) 03/07/2019
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brindisi amendment No. 54. 03/07/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Brindisi amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Brindisi demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Case amendment No. 56. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Houlahan amendment No. 57. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Phillips amendment No. 58. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Levin (MI) amendment No. 61. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Trahan amendment No. 62. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Trahan amendment No. 63. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kim amendment No. 64. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Spanberger amendment No. 68. 03/07/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Slotkin amendment No. 69. 03/07/2019
Ms. Lofgren moved that the committee rise. 03/07/2019
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote. 03/07/2019
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1 as unfinished business. 03/07/2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2591-2602) 03/08/2019
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration. 03/08/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Neguse amendment No. 70. 03/08/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Neguse amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Neguse demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced. 03/08/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kirkpatrick amendment No. 71. 03/08/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 172, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Golden amendment No. 72. 03/08/2019
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of further general debate on H.R. 1. 03/08/2019
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1. 03/08/2019
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. 03/08/2019
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. 03/08/2019
Mr. Crenshaw moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR H2600) 03/08/2019
Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded 10 minutes of debate on the Crenshaw motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add language on Upholding Suffrage in America Title XI- Upholding Suffrage in America, Divison D. 03/08/2019
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. 03/08/2019
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 197 - 228 (Roll no. 117). 03/08/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 234 - 193 (Roll no. 118). 03/08/2019
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 234 - 193 (Roll no. 118). 03/08/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 03/08/2019
Received in the Senate. 03/12/2019
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time. 03/13/2019
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 39. 03/14/2019

Bill Text
03/14/2019 - HR 1 (Placed+on+Calendar+Senate) 03/07/2019 - HR 1 (Engrossed+in+House) 03/04/2019 - HR 1 (Reported+in+House) 01/03/2019 - HR 1 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD)
    U.S. Representative

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