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

Introduced:

May 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Cynthia Lummis

Representative for Wyoming At Large

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2012
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 25, 2011
 
Introduced

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Nov 17, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

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Details

Cosponsors
66 cosponsors (63R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 3037 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2013

S. 1061 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 25, 2011

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