A bill to provide for the identification and prevention of improper payments and the identification of strategic sourcing opportunities by reviewing and analyzing the use of Federal agency charge cards.
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Jun 18, 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 Senate on December 16, 2015 but was never passed by the House.
Senior Senator from Delaware
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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2015
Length: 10 pages
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S. 1616 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2017). S. 1616 — 114th Congress: Saving Federal Dollars Through Better Use of Government Purchase and Travel Cards Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s1616
“S. 1616 — 114th Congress: Saving Federal Dollars Through Better Use of Government Purchase and Travel Cards Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. February 26, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s1616>
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