H.R. 4717 (111th): Open EAJA Act of 2010

Introduced:
Mar 02, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 3122 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 16, 2010

Sponsor
Cynthia Lummis
Representative for Wyoming At Large
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 02, 2010
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
S. 3122 (Related)
Open EAJA Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 16, 2010

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 2, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 02, 2010
Referred to Committee Mar 02, 2010
 
Full Title

To require the Attorney General of the United States to compile, and make publically available, certain data relating to the Equal Access to Justice Act, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
26 cosponsors (21R, 5D) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/2/2010--Introduced.
Open EAJA Act of 2010 - Directs the Attorney General to issue an annual online report to Congress and the public on the amount of attorney fees and other expenses awarded during the preceding fiscal year pursuant to the law commonly known as the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA).
Directs the Comptroller General to commence an audit of the Equal Access to Justice Act for 1995 through the end of the calendar year in which this Act is enacted, and report to Congress on the audit results.

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