New Cosponsors — Sep 29, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA27]
New Cosponsor: Rep. James Himes [D-CT4]
The bill now has 25 cosponsors (14 Republicans, 11 Democrats).
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May 11, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on May 11, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 11, 2010
Length: 6 pages
To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to require Congress to establish a unified and searchable database on a public website for congressional earmarks.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5258”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5258 — 111th Congress: Earmark Transparency Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5258
“H.R. 5258 — 111th Congress: Earmark Transparency Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5258>
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