H.R. 24 (113th): Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2014


Jan 3, 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 September 17, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.


Paul Broun Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2014
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States, and for other purposes.


The Federal Reserve Transparency Act calls for an audit of Federal Reserve system by the Comptroller General within 1 year of the passing of this bill. The report will also contain any appropriate legislative action deemed appropriate. The report will be available to congressional leadership and accessible by all congressmen.

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Jan 3, 2013

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Jul 24, 2014
Reported by Committee

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Sep 17, 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. 24”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


228 cosponsors (209R, 19D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 17, 2014 1:43 p.m.
Passed 333/92

Related Bills

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S. 209 (Related)
A bill to require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the ...

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Feb 7, 2013

H.R. 33 (Related)
Audit The Fed Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2013

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