About the bill
Should the government create a single website where all spending information on grants can be located?
More than $700 billion in grants and cooperative agreements were awarded by the federal government last fiscal year. Yet there is no single repository for the data, showing where all the taxpayers’ money went and how much.
What the bill does
The Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Actwould create the federal government’s first centralized database for information on grant money.
It was introduced in the Senate on September 24 ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Oklahoma. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2018
Length: 16 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on September 26, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Senators Lankford, Enzi Bill to Improve Federal Grant Reporting Moves to Senate Floor”
— Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] (Sponsor) on Sep 26, 2018
“Senators Lankford, Enzi bill to improve federal grant reporting moves to Senate floor”
— Sen. Michael Enzi [R-WY] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 26, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
Sep 24, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 26, 2018
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.
Nov 13, 2018
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
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.
S. 3484 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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.
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