H.R. 3581 (112th): Budget and Accounting Transparency Act of 2012


Dec 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 7, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Scott Garrett
Representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district


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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2012
Length: 24 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to increase transparency in Federal budgeting, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1872 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 7, 2014

H.Res. 539 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 7, 2012

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3581” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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Dec 7, 2011
Reported by Committee
Jan 31, 2012
Passed House
Feb 7, 2012
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20 cosponsors (20R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Feb 7, 2012 4:12 p.m.
Failed 187/238
Feb 7, 2012 4:44 p.m.
Passed 245/180

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