H.R. 459 (112th): Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012

Introduced:

Jan 26, 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 July 25, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Ronald “Ron” Paul

Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 1, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 26, 2011
 
Introduced

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Jun 27, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

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Jul 25, 2012
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
274 cosponsors (229R, 45D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jul 25, 2012 2:58 p.m.
Passed 327/98

Related Bills

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H.R. 1207 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 2009

S. 202 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2011

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