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S.1271: Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||international affairs|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Marco Rubio, R-Fla.|
|Total Cosponsors||8 (4 Democrats, 4 Republicans)|
|Introduced||July 10, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Dec. 20, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
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- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Directs the President to establish guidelines for the establishment of measurable goals, performance metrics, and monitoring and evaluation plans for U.S. foreign assistance programs.
Requires: (1) each appropriate federal department or agency to begin using such guidelines within one year after their establishment, and (2) the President to submit a related report to Congress within 18 months.
States that the Secretary of State shall not be required to implement guidelines for certain security sector assistance programs to the extent that the President is already taking steps to implement measures with respect to similar security sector assistance.
Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to submit related reports to Congress.
(Sec. 3) Directs the President to require the Secretary of State to revise the Department of State's Internet website, ForeignAssistance.gov, to make publicly ava...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Dec. 20, 2013||Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 283.|
|Dec. 20, 2013||Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-131.|
|Nov. 14, 2013||Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.|
|July 10, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.|