To amend title 31, United States Code, to reform the manner in which the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is audited by the Comptroller General of the United States and the manner in which such audits are reported, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2009
Length: 3 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on February 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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320 Cosponsors (179 Republicans, 141 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Congressman McCaul Votes to Help Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure”
— Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] (Co-sponsor) on May 19, 2009
Feb 26, 2009
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Jul 25, 2012
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 459 (112th).
H.R. 1207 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1207. This is the one from the 111th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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