H.R. 476 (113th): GAAP Act


Feb 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Phil Gingrey

Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 31, United States Code, to require the President to submit with the budget an estimate of the deficit using generally accepted accounting principles, and to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to require the Congressional Budget Office to submit the same with its report to the Committees on the Budget of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Summary (CRS)

2/4/2013--Introduced.Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Act or GAAP Act - Requires the President's budget submission to include an estimate of the deficit or surplus for the fiscal year concerned, prepared using ... Read more >

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Feb 4, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 476”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 6463 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 20, 2012

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