H.R.5690: GAO Access and Oversight Act of 2016

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(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here GAO Access and Oversight Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to obtain federal agency records required to discharge the GAO's duties (including audit, evaluation, and investigative duties), including through bringing civil actions to require an agency to produce a...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 22, 2016
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 640.
Sept. 21, 2016
Received in the Senate.
Sept. 20, 2016
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 20, 2016

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 404 - 0 (Roll no. 523). (text: CR H5663)

Sept. 20, 2016
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5695-5696)
Sept. 20, 2016
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.
Sept. 20, 2016
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5690.
Sept. 20, 2016
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5663-5664)
Sept. 20, 2016
Mr. Carter (GA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Sept. 19, 2016
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 590.
Sept. 19, 2016
Reported by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. H. Rept. 114-758.
July 12, 2016
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
July 12, 2016
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 8, 2016
Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
July 8, 2016

Introduced in the House by Buddy Carter (R-Ga.)

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