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H.R.2711: Citizen Empowerment Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||government operations and politics|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan.|
|Total Cosponsors||5 (All Republicans)|
|Introduced||July 17, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Aug. 1, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Citizen Empowerment Act - States that the purpose of this Act is to ensure that individuals have the right to record in-person and telephonic interactions with executive agency employees and that they are notified of such right when they are the target of an enforcement action (e.g., audit, investigation, inspection, or action that could result in criminal or civil fines or the collection of unpaid tax).
Provides that participation by an employee, acting in an official capacity, in an in-person or telephonic interaction shall constitute consent by such employee to a recording of that interaction by any participant in the interaction.
Requires written notice to an individual or a representative of the right to record conversations involving an enforcement action.
Makes any employee who violates the requirements of this Act subject to disciplinary action.
Requires: (1) each executive agency to post on its website information explaining the right of ind...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Aug. 1, 2013||Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 322, H.R. 2711 is laid on the table.|
|July 31, 2013||At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.|
|July 31, 2013||DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2711.|
|July 31, 2013||Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5188-5193; text of measure as reported in House: CR H5188)|
|July 31, 2013||Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.|
|July 30, 2013||Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 132.|
|July 30, 2013||Committee on Judiciary discharged.|
|July 30, 2013||Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. H. Rept. 113-184, Part I.|
|July 30, 2013||Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Discharged.|
|July 24, 2013||Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.|
|July 24, 2013||Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.|
|July 18, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|July 17, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|
|July 17, 2013||Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform|