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

See Instead:

S. 2420 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 3, 2014

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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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

What is a bill?

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

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May 8, 2013
Reported by Committee
Feb 11, 2014
Passed House
Apr 7, 2014
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7 cosponsors (7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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

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