About the bill
“Earmarks” have become a dirty word in American politics, and have been temporarily banned since 2010. Should they be brought back — or eliminated entirely?
Earmarks, a type of spending going specifically to one project or one district, drew the ire of the American public and many (mostly Republican) legislators as an example of congressional cronyism. The most infamous example was the “Bridge to Nowhere,” an Alaska bridge advocated by Alaskan Rep. Don Young which cost $233 million in taxpayer dollars while providing a bridge to an island of only ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Arizona. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2018
Length: 5 pages
Jan 23, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 23, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Dec 16, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3707 (112th).
Jan 23, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
S. 2330 (115th) was 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.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2019). S. 2330 — 115th Congress: Earmark Elimination Act of 2018. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s2330
“S. 2330 — 115th Congress: Earmark Elimination Act of 2018.” www.GovTrack.us. 2018. March 26, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s2330>
Earmark Elimination Act of 2018, S. 2330, 115th Cong..
|title=S. 2330 (115th)
|accessdate=March 26, 2019
|author=115th Congress (2018)
|date=January 23, 2018
|quote=Earmark Elimination Act of 2018
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.