H.R. 2715 (104th): Paperwork Elimination Act of 1996


Dec 5, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 24, 1996 but was never passed by the Senate.


Peter Torkildsen

Representative for Massachusetts's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 25, 1996
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Paperwork Reduction Act, to minimize the burden of Federal paperwork demands upon small businesses, educational and nonprofit institutions, Federal contractors, State and local governments, and other persons through the sponsorship and use of alternative information technologies.

Summary (CRS)

4/24/1996--Passed House amended.Paperwork Elimination Act of 1996 - Amends the Paperwork Reduction Act to require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to:(1) provide direction and oversee the ... Read more >

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Dec 5, 1995

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Mar 29, 1996
Reported by Committee

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Apr 24, 1996
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2715”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (13R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Apr 24, 1996 1:32 p.m.
Passed 418/0

Related Bills

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H.Res. 409 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 24, 1996

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