H.R. 1061 (112th): Federal Agency Transparency Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Mar 14, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1061

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 14, 2011

(for himself, Ms. Foxx, and Mr. Conaway) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

A BILL

To require Federal agencies to show receipts and expenditures every two weeks on agency websites.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Federal Agency Transparency Act.

2.

Requirement for Federal agencies to show receipts and expenditures on websites

(a)

Requirement

Each Federal agency shall publish on the official public website of the agency, at the end of each two-week period, a statement of all funds received and spent by the agency during that two-week period.

(b)

Federal agency defined

In this Act, the term Federal agency has the meaning given the term executive agency in section 133 of title 41, United States Code.

(c)

Implementation

The requirement of this section shall be implemented beginning not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.