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Jan 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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.
Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 1, 2013
Length: 6 pages
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.
7/25/2012--Passed House amended.Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012 - Directs the Comptroller General to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment of this Act, the required audit of the Board ... Read more >
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Last Action: Feb 26, 2009
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 459 — 112th Congress: Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr459
“H.R. 459 — 112th Congress: Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr459>
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