H.R.6340: Presidential Accountability Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Nov. 17, 2016
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 5, 2016

Bill Cosponsors

82 (81 Democrats, 1 Republican)

Bill Version

Bill Summary

Presidential Accountability Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime for the President or Vice President to personally and substantially participate in official matters that affect their financial interests, unless the financial interests are held in a blind trust or the President or Vice President discloses the financial interests and receives an exemption. It imposes criminal penalties—a prison term, a fine, or...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 4 statements associated with H.R.6340.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 5, 2016
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Dec. 5, 2016
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Nov. 17, 2016
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Nov. 17, 2016

Introduced in the House by Katherine Clark (D-Mass.)

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