Make Access Records Available to Lead American Government Openness Act
Bill Number: HR-1711
Introduced in the House
The bill needs to pass the House and Senate - and then be signed by the president - to become law.
A bill to require the disclosure of certain visitor access records.
Ways this bill is referred to
This bill is referred to as the MAR-A-LAGO (acronym for Make Access Records Available to Lead American Government Openness) Act.
Mar-A-Lago is the name of the Florida resort owned by President Donald Trump, where he has spent a large amount of time conducting official business of the United States.
There is a companion bill in the Senate - S-721.
This bill would require the president to disclose the names of visitors to the White House and other places that the president regularly conducts official U.S. business.
Situations that would cause concerns regarding personal privacy, law enforcement, and national security would have less stringent requirements.
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