H.R.5170: Federal Records Accountability Act of 2014

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
  • Introduced July 23, 2014
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 17, 2014

Bill Cosponsors

2 (All Republicans)

Bill Summary

Federal Records Accountability Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Creates a process for the suspension and removal (subject to specified due process requirements) of an employee whom the Inspector General of a federal agency determines has: (1) willfully and unlawfully concealed, removed, mutilated, obliterated, falsified, or destroyed any record, book, or other thing in the custody of such employee; or (2) violated the following disclosure prohibitions....

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 10 statements associated with H.R.5170.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.5170.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 17, 2014
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Sept. 16, 2014
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 16, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7594-7596)

Sept. 16, 2014
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5170.
Sept. 16, 2014
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7594-7598)
Sept. 16, 2014
Mr. Meadows moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 24, 2014
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
July 24, 2014
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 23, 2014
Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
July 23, 2014

Introduced in the House by Mark Meadows (R-N.C.)

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