H.R. 1270 (113th): Honest Budget Act of 2013


Mar 19, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 19, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Martha Roby

Representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2013
Length: 38 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for greater transparency and honesty in the Federal budget process.

Summary (CRS)

3/19/2013--Introduced.Honest Budget Act of 2013 - Amends procedures in the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 that make it out of order in the Senate to consider appropriations legislation until the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 19, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1270”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3844 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 31, 2012

H.R. 1872 (Related)
Budget and Accounting Transparency Act of 2014

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 7, 2014

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