S. 244 (104th): Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995

Introduced:

Jan 19, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 22, 1995

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 22, 1995.

Law:

Pub.L. 104-13

Sponsor:

Samuel Nunn

Senator from Georgia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 6, 1995
Length: 23 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to further the goals of the Paperwork Reduction Act to have Federal agencies become more responsible and publicly accountable for reducing the burden of Federal paperwork on the public, and for other purposes.

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History

Jan 19, 1995
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 1, 1995
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 7, 1995
 
Passed Senate

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

Mar 10, 1995
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 10, 1995
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Apr 6, 1995
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 6, 1995
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

May 22, 1995
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 244”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
33 cosponsors (19R, 14D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Mar 7, 1995 2:15 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 51/47
Mar 7, 1995 2:39 p.m.
Bill Passed 99/0
On the Conference Report
Apr 6, 1995 3:52 p.m.
Passed 423/0

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 560 (103rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Oct 6, 1994

H.R. 830 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 22, 1995

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