To require the President to provide a report detailing the sequester required by the Budget Control Act of 2011 on January 2, 2013.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2012
Length: 2 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 7, 2012
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 7, 2012.
What legislators are saying
“Roe Statement on the Sequestration Transparency Act”
— Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1] on Jul 16, 2012
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H.R. 5872 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012, Pub. L. No. 112-155, H.R. 5872, 112th Cong..
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