H.RES.1008: Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to provide for transparency of earmarks requests.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Sept. 13, 2006
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 13, 2006

Bill Summary

Amends Rule XXI (Restrictions on Certain Bills) of the Rules of the House of Representatives to make it out of order to consider any bill or joint resolution containing an earmark unless: (1) a written request for the earmark's inclusion is sent to the chairman and ranking member of the committee of primary jurisdiction (and, in the case of the Committee on Appropriations, also to the chairman and ranking member of the subcommittee of...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Rules.
Sept. 13, 2006

Introduced in the House by Dennis Moore (D-Kan.)

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