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H.R. 2061 (113th): Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2013

About the bill

The DATA Act would require the Treasury Department to create government-wide data standards for agency financial reports, payments, budget actions, contract reporting, and grant reporting, direct agencies to use those data standards, and mandate that information be published online. Once it is fully implemented, the DATA Act will be the most significant federal transparency reform since President Johnson signed the Freedom of Information Act in 1967. This comprehensive House bill contains an accountability platform that was removed from the Senate's companion legislation S. 994. The provision would expand the ...

Sponsor and status

Darrell Issa

Sponsor. Representative for California's 49th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2013
Length: 32 pages
Introduced:

May 21, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 18, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.

History

May 21, 2013
 
Introduced

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May 22, 2013
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 18, 2013
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 2061 (113th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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