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Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Wisconsin
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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 11 pages
A bill to provide greater accountability of taxpayers' dollars by curtailing congressional earmarking, and for other purposes.
1/6/2009--Introduced.Fiscal Discipline, Earmark Reform, and Accountability Act - Amends Rule XVI (Appropriations and Amendments to General Appropriations Bills) of the Standing Rules of the Senate to revise procedures for consideration ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 162 — 111th Congress: Fiscal Discipline, Earmark Reform, and Accountability Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s162
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