H.R. 4404 (112th): Sunshine on Government Act of 2012

Introduced:
Apr 19, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Eric “Rick” Crawford
Representative for Arkansas's 1st congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 19, 2012
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2221 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 03, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 19, 2012
Referred to Committee Apr 19, 2012
 
Full Title

To create a centralized website on reports issued by the Inspectors General, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Oversight and Government Reform

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4/19/2012--Introduced.
Sunshine on Government Act of 2012 - Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), in consultation with the Executive Chair of the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, to create a separate website apart from the OMB website about the reports issued by each Office of Inspector General. Requires such website to include:
(1) a general description of the role of the Office of Inspector General,
(2) a description of the types of reports issued by the Office of Inspector General,
(3) a list of each federal agency that has an Office of Inspector General, and
(4) a link to a website containing Inspector General reports.

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