A bill to prohibit earmarks.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2013
Length: 4 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on January 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Senator Scott Continues to Work to Protect Taxpayer Dollars”
— Sen. Tim Scott [R-SC] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 29, 2013
Dec 1, 2011
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1930 (112th).
Jan 24, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 29, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 309 (114th).
S. 126 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 126. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
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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