H.R. 5258 (111th): Earmark Transparency Act of 2010


May 11, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 11, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Cassidy

Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 11, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

5/11/2010--Introduced.Earmark Transparency Act of 2010 - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to require the Clerk of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate to establish ... Read more >

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May 11, 2010

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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.


25 cosponsors (14R, 11D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 3335 (Related)
Earmark Transparency Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 28, 2010

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