The Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act (H.R. 598) would direct the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to post on its website a description of each federal program, including the program’s funding level, the number of people served by or benefiting from the program, and number of federal employees and contract staff involved. The bill also would require OMB to provide links ... Continue reading »
Jan 28, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 11, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 19, 2016
Length: 12 pages
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H.R. 598 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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