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H.R. 150 (116th): Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency Act of 2019

To modernize Federal grant reporting, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Virginia Foxx

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

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Jan 3, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 30, 2019

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 30, 2019.

Pub.L. 116-103

15 Cosponsors (8 Republicans, 7 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Foxx-Gomez GREAT Act Becomes Law
    — Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5] (Sponsor) on Jan 6, 2020

Gomez-Foxx GREAT Act Becomes Law
    — Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA34] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 6, 2020

Senators Bipartisan Bill to Improve Federal Grant Process Heads to President’s Desk
    — Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] on Dec 17, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 150 will add $50 million in new spending through 2024.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1829: GREAT Act

Introduced on Jun 13, 2019. 99% incorporated. (compare text)


Jan 3, 2019

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Jan 17, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 19, 2019
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 10, 2019
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.

Oct 21, 2019
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 16, 2019
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 30, 2019
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 150 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 150. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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