New Cosponsor — Jun 15, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Todd Akin [R-MO2, 2001-2012]
The bill now has 21 cosponsors (17 Republicans, 4 Democrats).
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Apr 30, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on April 30, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2009
Length: 18 pages
Passed Senate — Oct 7, 2009
To prevent abuse of Government charge cards.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 942 (111th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 2189 (111th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2189”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Last Action: Oct 7, 2009
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2189 — 111th Congress: Government Charge Card Abuse Prevention Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2189
“H.R. 2189 — 111th Congress: Government Charge Card Abuse Prevention Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2189>
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