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


Apr 25, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

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.


Joe Walsh

Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district



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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.

Summary (CRS)

9/11/2012--Passed House amended.Government Spending Accountability Act of 2012 or the GSA Act of 2012 - Requires each federal agency to post on its public website detailed information on employee presentations ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 25, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 27, 2012
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 11, 2012
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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


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

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

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