H.R. 1996 (112th): Government Litigation Savings Act

To amend titles 5 and 28, United States Code, with respect to the award of fees and other expenses in cases brought against agencies of the United States, to require the Administrative Conference of the United States to compile, and make publically available, certain data relating to the Equal Access to Justice Act, and for other purposes.

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May 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Cynthia Lummis

Representative for Wyoming At Large



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May 25, 2011

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Nov 17, 2011
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H.R. 1996 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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