S. 2590 (109th): Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006

The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (S. 2590) is an Act of Congress that requires the full disclosure to the public of all entities or organizations receiving federal funds beginning in fiscal year (FY) 2007. The website USAspending.gov opened in December 2007 as a result of the act, and is maintained by the Office of Management ...


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Apr 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 26, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 26, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-282


Thomas Coburn

Senator from Oklahoma



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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2006
Length: 5 pages


Apr 6, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 27, 2006
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.

Sep 7, 2006
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 8, 2006
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).

Sep 13, 2006
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 by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 26, 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2590 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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