H.R. 1162 (113th): Government Accountability Office Improvement Act


Mar 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 15, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.


Darrell Issa

Representative for California's 49th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 31, United States Code, to make improvements in the Government Accountability Office.

Summary (CRS)

Government Accountability Office Improvement Act - Authorizes the Comptroller General to: (1) obtain federal agency records required to discharge his or her duties (including audit, evaluation, and investigative duties), including ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 14, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 20, 2013
Reported by Committee

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Apr 15, 2013
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 17, 2013
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1162”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Apr 15, 2013 6:57 p.m.
Passed 408/0

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Primary Source

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