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H.R. 4887: GREAT Act

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To modernize Federal grant reporting, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Virginia Foxx

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2018
Length: 14 pages
Introduced:

Jan 29, 2018

Status:

Ordered Reported on Feb 6, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 6, 2018.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Sep 21, 2018 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Prognosis:

21% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Coalition to Reduce Spending: The Coalition to Reduce Spending supports the passage of the Grant Efficiency and Agreements Transparency Act (GREAT) Act, which would require the federal government to adopt a nonproprietary identification code for all recipients of federal grants and other awards. This would ...

History

Jan 29, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Feb 6, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 12, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Sep 21, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4887 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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