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H.R.3581 Budget and Accounting Transparency Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 09, 2012 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Budget.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on February 07, 2012, with a roll call of 245 ayes, 180 nays, and 8 not voting.

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  • 88% of users support H.R.3581

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    • Hensarling Floor Statement on the Budget and Accounting ... - April 04, 2012 by http://mediagrinder.net/political-blogs/ - WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) delivered the following remarks on the House floor today in support of H.R. 3581, the Budget Accounting and Transparency Act of 2012.

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      As noted by http://mediagrinder.net/political-blogs/ on April 04, 2012, "WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) delivered the following remarks on the House floor today in support of H.R. 3581, the Budget Accounting and Transparency Act of 2012." (/url?q=http://mediagrinder.net/political-blogs/2012/04/04/hensarling-floor-statement-on-the-budget-and-accounting-transparency-act-of-2012/&sa=U&ei=_iGET8ifA-z22AWx4IHtCA&ved=0CEEQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNFVm97P_cotaZ80UYn_uYcEbJud1w)
    • Hensarling Floor Statement on the Budget and Accounting ... - April 04, 2012 by http://mediagrinder.net/political-blogs/ - WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) delivered the following remarks on the House floor today in support of H.R. 3581, the Budget Accounting and Transparency Act of 2012.

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      As noted by http://mediagrinder.net/political-blogs/ on April 04, 2012, "WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) delivered the following remarks on the House floor today in support of H.R. 3581, the Budget Accounting and Transparency Act of 2012." (/url?q=http://mediagrinder.net/political-blogs/2012/04/04/hensarling-floor-statement-on-the-budget-and-accounting-transparency-act-of-2012/&sa=U&ei=RdmCT62NCOew2wWC-uX4Bg&ved=0CD0QmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNFwvtKemBEqLgo9aWmnaG3IofhOaA)
    • Hensarling Floor Statement on the Budget and Accounting ... - April 04, 2012 by http://mediagrinder.net/political-blogs/ - WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) delivered the following remarks on the House floor today in support of H.R. 3581, the Budget Accounting and Transparency Act of 2012.

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      As noted by http://mediagrinder.net/political-blogs/ on April 04, 2012, "WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) delivered the following remarks on the House floor today in support of H.R. 3581, the Budget Accounting and Transparency Act of 2012." (/url?q=http://mediagrinder.net/political-blogs/2012/04/04/hensarling-floor-statement-on-the-budget-and-accounting-transparency-act-of-2012/&sa=U&ei=sHqBT9riD6W62gW2stCEBw&ved=0CDgQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNEd43YwVM1uUiZ0U3ZsL1c00aJ_Sg)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Republicans Demand Accounting Change of Fannie Mae Bailout Costs - February 13, 2012 by Businessweek - That would have required Congress to lift the legal cap on borrowing. The bill is H.R. 3581. --Editors: Katherine Rizzo, Jodi Schneider To contact the reporter on this story: Brian Faler in Washington at bfaler@bloomberg.net To contact the ...

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      As noted by Businessweek on February 13, 2012, "That would have required Congress to lift the legal cap on borrowing. The bill is H.R. 3581. --Editors: Katherine Rizzo, Jodi Schneider To contact the reporter on this story: Brian Faler in Washington at bfaler@bloomberg.net To contact the ..." (http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-02-13/republicans-demand-accounting-change-of-fannie-mae-bailout-costs.html)
    • Votes in Congress • Week of Feb. 6 - February 13, 2012 by St. Louis Post-Dispatch - A yes vote was to pass HR3581. Yes • Akin (R-Mo.), Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.), Emerson (R-Mo.), Shimkus (R-Ill.) No • Clay (D-Mo.), Carnahan (D-Mo.), Costello (D-Ill.) KEY SENATE VOTES Federal Aviation Budget• Senators approved, 75-20 ...

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      As noted by St. Louis Post-Dispatch on February 13, 2012, "A yes vote was to pass HR3581. Yes • Akin (R-Mo.), Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.), Emerson (R-Mo.), Shimkus (R-Ill.) No • Clay (D-Mo.), Carnahan (D-Mo.), Costello (D-Ill.) KEY SENATE VOTES Federal Aviation Budget• Senators approved, 75-20 ..." (http://www.stltoday.com/news/national/votes-in-congress-week-of-feb/article_f572d251-8768-5b8b-a7f7-4ba1700f3c37.html)
    • House approves insider-trading measure - February 12, 2012 by Erie Times-News - Voting no: Brady, Fattah, Thompson, Shuster, Critz, Doyle, Holden. New accounting rules Voting 245 for and 180 against, the House on Tuesday sent the Senate a GOP bill (HR 3581) requiring the government to use private-sector-style accounting ...

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      As noted by Erie Times-News on February 12, 2012, "Voting no: Brady, Fattah, Thompson, Shuster, Critz, Doyle, Holden. New accounting rules Voting 245 for and 180 against, the House on Tuesday sent the Senate a GOP bill (HR 3581) requiring the government to use private-sector-style accounting ..." (http://www.goerie.com/article/2012302139954)
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