House Bill 27
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Settlement Agreement Information Database Act of 2021
Active
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Passed House on Jan 5, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 4, 2021
Latest Action
Jan 6, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
27
Congress
117
Policy Area
Government Operations and Politics
Government Operations and Politics
Primary focus of measure is government administration, including agency organization, contracting, facilities and property, information management and services; rulemaking and administrative law; elections and political activities; government employees and officials; Presidents; ethics and public participation; postal service. Measures concerning agency appropriations and the budget process may fall under Economics and Public Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Alabama
Tennessee
Passed
January 5, 2021
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H69-70)
Summary

Settlement Agreement Information Database Act of 2021

This bill requires executive agencies to submit information regarding settlement agreements to a public database. Specifically, an agency must submit information regarding any settlement agreement (including a consent decree) entered into by the agency related to an alleged violation of federal law. If an agency determines that information regarding an agreement must remain confidential to protect the public interest, the agency must publish an explanation of why the information is confidential.

Text (3)
January 6, 2021
January 5, 2021
January 4, 2021
Actions (9)
01/06/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
01/05/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
01/05/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H69-70)
01/05/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H69-70)
01/05/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 27.
01/05/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H69-71)
01/05/2021
Mrs. Maloney, Carolyn B. moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
01/04/2021
Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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.
01/04/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jan 5, 2021 8:12:12 AM
Record Updated
Jun 11, 2021 10:23:02 PM