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H.R.1423: Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor James Lankford, R-Okla.
Total Cosponsors 10 (3 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
Introduced April 9, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 27, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act - (Sec. 2) Sets forth additional information relating to a federal program that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is required to include on its website and update at least annually, including: (1) the total administrative cost of the program and the expenditures for services for the program for the previous fiscal year; (2) an estimate of the number of clients served by the program and beneficiaries who received assistance under the program for the previous fiscal year; (3) an estimate, for the previous fiscal year, of the number of full-time federal employees who administer the program and the number of full-time employees whose salary is paid in part or in full by the federal government through a grant or contract or other form of financial assistance; (4) an identification of the specific statute that authorizes the program and whether such authorization is expired; (5) any finding of duplication or overlap; and (6) any program performance r...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 27, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Feb. 26, 2014 Received in the Senate.
Feb. 25, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H1902-1903)
Feb. 25, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1423.
Feb. 25, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1902-1904)
Feb. 25, 2014 Mr. Lankford moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. (consideration: CR H1902)
Feb. 21, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 263.
Feb. 21, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. H. Rept. 113-355.
July 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
July 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.