The Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 would have opened up the Federal Reserve System to a more complete audit. The bill, long advocated for by its sponsor Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and his father, former Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), was rejected by a vote of 53–44, with most Republicans voting in favor and most Democrats voting against. Sixty votes ... Continue reading »
Nov 3, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on January 12, 2016.
Senator from Kentucky
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Last Updated: Nov 4, 2015
Length: 4 pages
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H.R. 24 (same title)
Ordered Reported — May 17, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 202 (112th).
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Failed Cloture in the Senate
The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 16.
S. 2232 (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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