H.R. 2919 (113th): Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act

Introduced:

Aug 1, 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 May 6, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Cynthia Lummis

Representative for Wyoming At Large

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 7, 2014
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend titles 5 and 28, United States Code, to require annual reports to Congress on, and the maintenance of databases on, awards of fees and other expenses to prevailing parties in certain administrative proceedings and court cases to which the United States is a party, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Aug 1, 2013
 
Introduced

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Feb 5, 2014
 
Reported by Committee

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May 6, 2014
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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