H.R. 3707 (112th): Earmark Elimination Act of 2011


Dec 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Flake

Representative for Arizona's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2011
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the consideration in the House of Representatives of any legislation containing an earmark.

Summary (CRS)

Earmark Elimination Act of 2011 - Makes it out of order in the House of Representatives to consider a bill, joint resolution, or any other measure that includes a congressional ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 16, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3707”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1930 (Related)
Earmark Elimination Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Dec 1, 2011

S. 1936 (Related)
Implementation of Simpson-Bowles Spending Reductions Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 1, 2011

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