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

Overview

Introduced:

Dec 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Scott Garrett

Representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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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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History

Dec 7, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 31, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

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Feb 7, 2012
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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