S. 1508 (111th): Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010


Jul 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 22, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 22, 2010.


Pub.L. 111-204


Thomas Carper

Senator from Delaware



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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 (31 U.S.C. 3321 note) in order to prevent the loss of billions in taxpayer dollars.

Summary (CRS)

7/22/2010--Public Law.Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010 - Section2 - Amends the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 to expand requirements for identifying programs and activities susceptible to ... Read more >


Jul 23, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 29, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Jun 23, 2010
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 14, 2010
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jul 22, 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1508”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (3R, 1I, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jul 14, 2010 3:53 p.m.
Passed 414/0

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2583 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2008

H.R. 3393 (Related)
Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 28, 2010

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