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H.R.4194: Government Reports Elimination Act of 2014

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 Darrell Issa, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 11, 2014
Latest Major Action Nov. 26, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on September 16, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Government Reports Elimination Act of 2014 - Provides for the elimination or modification of reporting and notification requirements of specified federal agencies and departments.

Title I: Department of Agriculture - Eliminates:

  • peanut base acres data collection and publication under the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008;
  • the report on export credit guarantees to emerging markets;
  • the evaluation of the rural development, business and industry guaranteed loan program financing of locally or regionally produced food products;
  • quarterly reports on export assistance provided by the Commodity Credit Corporation and the Secretary of Agriculture;
  • annual progress reports in achieving benchmarks established in the regional investment strategy of the Ru...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 26, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-188.
Nov. 26, 2014 Signed by President.
Nov. 17, 2014 Presented to President.
Nov. 12, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Nov. 12, 2014

On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 382 - 0 (Roll no. 516). (text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H7907-7909)

Nov. 12, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7915-7916)
Nov. 12, 2014 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Nov. 12, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the Senate amendment to H.R. 4194.
Nov. 12, 2014 Mr. Issa moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR H7907-7910)
Sept. 17, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Sept. 16, 2014 Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Sept. 16, 2014 The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S5644-5646)
Sept. 16, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S5644-5647)
July 31, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 505.
July 31, 2014 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Carper with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-232.
June 25, 2014 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
April 29, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
April 28, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3209-3212)
April 28, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4194.
April 28, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3209-3212)
April 28, 2014 Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
April 28, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 309.
April 28, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. H. Rept. 113-419.
March 12, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
March 12, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 11, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.