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S. 378 (115th): Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1033, which covers the same issue, would require the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) to create an online searchable database containing information about cases in which fees and expenses were awarded by courts or federal agencies to individuals or entities under the Equal Access to Justice Act.

The Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) was enacted ‘‘in response to widespread sentiment that administrative agencies were burdening small businesses with excessive regulation.’’[1] The EAJA provides for award of attorneys' fees for individuals and certain entities that ...

Sponsor and status

John Barrasso

Sponsor. Senator for Wyoming. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Feb 14, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 14, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

See Instead

H.R. 1033 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Feb 27, 2017

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History

Feb 14, 2017
 
Introduced

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S. 378 (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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