S. 2583 (110th): Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2008


Jan 31, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Carper

Senator from Delaware



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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2008
Length: 46 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 (31 U.S.C. 3321 note) in order to prevent the loss of billions in taxpayer dollars.

Summary (CRS)

Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2008 - Amends the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 to require the head of each federal agency to review agency programs and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 31, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 30, 2008
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2583”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1508 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 22, 2010

H.R. 5467 (Related)
Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2008

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