Bill Text — Feb 9, 2012
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Oct 4, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on October 4, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Alabama
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Last Updated: Oct 4, 2011
Length: 30 pages
A bill to provide for greater transparency and honesty in the Federal budget process.
Honest Budget Act - Amends procedures in the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (CBA) that make it out of order in the Senate to consider appropriations legislation until the Senate ... Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 14, 2011
Last Action: Feb 7, 2012
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