A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to require accountability and transparency in Federal spending, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 16, 2011
Length: 37 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on June 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Passed House (Senate next) — Apr 25, 2012
Jun 16, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 9, 2014
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 994 (113th).
S. 1222 (112th) was a 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1222. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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