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H.R. 1525: Stop Taxpayer Funded Settlements Act

To prohibit Federal officials and employees from entering into settlements that provide for payment of attorney's fees by the Federal Government in certain environmental law cases.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jason Smith

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Mar 13, 2017


Introduced on Mar 13, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 13, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Mar 13, 2017

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Passed House (Senate next)

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 1525 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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