H.R. 1974 (112th): Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act


May 24, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 22, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mike Quigley

Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2012
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Public Printer to establish and maintain a website accessible to the public that allows the public to obtain electronic copies of all congressionally mandated reports in one place, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/10/2012--Reported to House amended, Part I.Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act - Section2 - Requires the Public Printer (GPO) to establish and maintain a website accessible by the public for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 24, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 22, 2011
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1974”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (14D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1380 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 22, 2013

S. 1411 (Related)
Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 25, 2011

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