H.R. 1: Strengthening Ethics Rules for the Executive Branch
The hearing will examine the proposals in H.R. 1 in the Committee’s jurisdiction, including Title VIII of the bill, the Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act, and the Election Day Holiday Act.
H.R. 1 was introduced by Rep. John Sarbanes on January 3, 2019. The bill includes a package of reforms to clean up corruption, fight big money in politics, and make it easier for American citizens to vote. The bill has 227 cosponsors and is endorsed by more than 65 organizations.
Mr. Scott Amey
General Counsel, Project on Government Oversight
Mrs. Karen Hobert Flynn
President, Common Cause
Mr. Rudy Mehrbani
Spitzer Fellow and Senior Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice
Mr. Walter Shaub Jr
Senior Advisor, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
Mr. Bradley A Smith
Chairman, Institute for Free Speech