S. 2849: GAO Access and Oversight Act of 2016

A bill to ensure the Government Accountability Office has adequate access to information.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Apr 25, 2016


Reported by Committee on May 25, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 25, 2016.


Benjamin Sasse

Junior Senator from Nebraska



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2016
Length: 4 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 5690 (same title)
Passed House — Sep 20, 2016


Apr 25, 2016

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May 25, 2016
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S. 2849 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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