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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wyoming At Large. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2012
Length: 14 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on November 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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66 Cosponsors (63 Republicans, 3 Democrats)
May 25, 2011
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Nov 17, 2011
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Aug 2, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3037 (113th).
H.R. 1996 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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