S. 1930 (112th): Earmark Elimination Act of 2011

Nov 30, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Reported by Committee)
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H.R. 3707 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Dec 16, 2011

Patrick “Pat” Toomey
Junior Senator from Pennsylvania
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Last Updated
Nov 30, 2011
6 pages
Related Bills
S. 126 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 24, 2013

H.R. 3707 (Related)
Earmark Elimination Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 16, 2011


This bill was introduced on December 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Nov 30, 2011
Reported by Committee Dec 01, 2011
Full Title

A bill to prohibit earmarks.


No summaries available.

14 cosponsors (12R, 2D) (show)
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Earmark Elimination Act of 2011 - Makes it out of order in the Senate to consider a bill or resolution introduced in either chamber or any other measure that includes an earmark.
Permits waiver of any or all such points of order by an affirmative vote of two-thirds of the Members.
Makes this Act inapplicable to any authorization of appropriations to a federal entity if such authorization is not specifically targeted to a state, locality, or congressional district.

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