H.R. 4631 (112th): Government Spending Accountability Act of 2012

Introduced:

Apr 25, 2012
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 September 11, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Joe Walsh
Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2012
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 5, United States Code, to institute spending limits and transparency requirements for Federal conference and travel expenditures, and for other purposes.

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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4631” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Apr 25, 2012
Reported by Committee
Jun 27, 2012
Passed House
Sep 11, 2012
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (6R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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