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H.R. 4894 (116th): Congressional Budget Justification Transparency Act of 2020

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To amend the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006, to require the budget justifications and appropriation requests of agencies be made publicly available.

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Sponsor and status

Mike Quigley

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Oct 29, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 14, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

10 Cosponsors (8 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Quigley Legislation to Increase Access to Congressional Budget Justifications Passes House
    — Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL5] (Sponsor) on Sep 14, 2020

My Votes – Week of September 14th
    — Rep. Cathy Rodgers [R-WA5] on Sep 18, 2020

the daily leader: monday, september 14, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 13, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 4894 will be negligible.

History

Oct 29, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 4, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 11, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Sep 14, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 4894 (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. 4894. 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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