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

Introduced:
Dec 16, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Jeff Flake
Representative for Arizona's 6th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Dec 16, 2011
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
S. 1930 (Related)
Earmark Elimination Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Dec 01, 2011

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 01, 2011

 
Status

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

Progress
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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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)
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12/16/2011--Introduced.
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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