S. 3228 (112th): Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012


May 23, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Enacted as H.R. 5872 (companion bill)

John Thune

Senior Senator from South Dakota



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Last Updated: May 23, 2012
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H.R. 5872 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 7, 2012

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require the President to provide a report detailing the sequester required by the Budget Control Act of 2011 on January 2, 2013.

Summary (CRS)

5/23/2012--Introduced.Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012 - Requires the President on July 9, 2012, to submit to Congress a detailed report on the implementation of certain discretionary reductions (in security and ... Read more >

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May 23, 2012

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H.R. 5872 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 7, 2012

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