H.R. 1872 (113th): Budget and Accounting Transparency Act of 2014


May 8, 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 7, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.


Scott Garrett

Representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 8, 2014
Length: 25 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to increase transparency in Federal budgeting, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/7/2014--Passed House amended.Budget and Accounting Transparency Act of 2014 - TitleI - Fair Value EstimatesSection101 - Amends the Federal Credit Reform Act of 1990 (FCRA) (title V of the Congressional ... Read more >

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May 8, 2013

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Feb 11, 2014
Reported by Committee

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Apr 7, 2014
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1872”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Apr 7, 2014 7:04 p.m.
Passed 230/165

Related Bills

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H.R. 3581 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 7, 2012

H.R. 119 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2015

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