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H.R. 3830: Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act

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To provide taxpayers with an improved understanding of Government programs through the disclosure of cost, performance, and areas of duplication among them, leverage existing data to achieve a functional Federal program inventory, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Tim Walberg

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2020
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Jul 18, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 5, 2020

This bill passed in the House on February 5, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
39% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

House Passes Walberg Bill to Increase Transparency in Federal Spending
    — Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7] (Sponsor) on Feb 6, 2020

Cooper Spending Transparency Bill Passes House
    — Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN5] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 5, 2020

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - February 07, 2020
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Feb 10, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3830 will add $10 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jul 18, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Dec 19, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Oversight and Reform

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

Jan 31, 2020
 
On House Schedule

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

Feb 5, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3830 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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