H.R. 3279: Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act

Introduced:

Jul 29, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Nov 30, 2015

This bill passed in the House on November 30, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Doug Collins

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 1, 2015
Length: 8 pages

Prognosis:

36% chance of being enacted (details)

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

Jul 29, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 27, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 30, 2015
 
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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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