S. 1061 (112th): Government Litigation Savings Act


May 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Barrasso

Senator from Wyoming



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Last Updated: May 25, 2011
Length: 12 pages

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H.R. 1996 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Nov 17, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 5 and 28, United States Code, with respect to the award of fees and other expenses in cases brought against agencies of the United States, to require the Administrative Conference of the United States to compile, and make publically available, certain data relating to the Equal Access to Justice Act, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/25/2011--Introduced.Government Litigation Savings Act - Revises provisions of the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) and the federal judicial code relating to the fees and other expenses of parties in ... Read more >

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May 25, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1061”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (13R) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 1996 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 17, 2011

S. 1720 (Related)
Jobs Through Growth Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 18, 2011

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