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

Dec 16, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Jeff Flake
Representative for Arizona's 6th congressional district
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Dec 16, 2011
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This bill was introduced on December 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Dec 16, 2011
Referred to Committee Dec 16, 2011
Full Title

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


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2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)

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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 earmark or limited tax or tariff benefit.
Makes a conforming amendment to Rule XXI (Restrictions on Certain Bills) of the Rules of the House of Representatives.

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