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H.R.1996 Government Litigation Savings Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 11, 2012 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 112-594.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

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  • 33% of users support H.R.1996

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    33% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, support H.R.1996.
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    • Under Armour Introduces Advanced New Tactical Charged Cotton ... - July 28, 2012 by Ammoland - ... Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) member Representative Cynthia Lummis (WY) negotiated the bipartisan agreement in the Judiciary Committee, which amended and reported the Government Litigation Savings Act (H.R. 1996) ...

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      As noted by Ammoland on July 28, 2012, "... Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) member Representative Cynthia Lummis (WY) negotiated the bipartisan agreement in the Judiciary Committee, which amended and reported the Government Litigation Savings Act (H.R. 1996) ..." (/url?q=http://www.ammoland.com/2012/07/27/ua-tac-charged-cotton-t/&sa=U&ei=FhEVUMaRBYro0QH-6IG4CQ&ved=0CDoQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNHiFttsM0eNX9f8pivj0G-cYazXZQ)
    • More Immigration Attorneys Turn To Online Petitions - July 19, 2012 by The Huffington Post News Editors - According to the <a href="http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h140/text " target="_hplink">bill's text</a>, the Birthright Citizenship Act of 2011 would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, and "clari

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      As noted by The Huffington Post News Editors on July 19, 2012, "According to the &lt;a href=&quot;http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h140/text &quot; target=&quot;_hplink&quot;&gt;bill&#39;s text&lt;/a&gt;, the Birthright Citizenship Act of 2011 would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, and &quot;clari" (/url?q=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/18/immigration-attorney-online-petition_n_1680604.html&sa=U&ei=QvAMUP2vA-XL2QW2_8wM&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNHqDQ6T5_JorlPNLqoiC8PVAcIIJg)
    • More Immigration Attorneys Turn To Online Petitions - July 18, 2012 by The Huffington Post News Editors - According to the <a href="http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h140/text " target="_hplink">bill's text</a>, the Birthright Citizenship Act of 2011 would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, and "clari

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      As noted by The Huffington Post News Editors on July 18, 2012, "According to the &lt;a href=&quot;http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h140/text &quot; target=&quot;_hplink&quot;&gt;bill&#39;s text&lt;/a&gt;, the Birthright Citizenship Act of 2011 would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, and &quot;clari" (/url?q=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/18/immigration-attorney-online-petition_n_1680604.html&sa=U&ei=h0QMUOm8LOXW2AXY8azrDw&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNHb74hOpie0VMwVJyGMjZxgj5kseA)

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    • Anti’s Lawsuits Profit on Your Tax Dollars While Fed Fails to Keep Score - May 02, 2012 by AmmoLand.com - Western Legacy Alliance and Boone and Crockett lead a coalition of over 100 groups that together both support H.R. 1996, the Government Litigation Savings Act, which will reform the 1980 Equal Access to Justice Act. The bill improves legal fee ...

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      As noted by AmmoLand.com on May 02, 2012, "Western Legacy Alliance and Boone and Crockett lead a coalition of over 100 groups that together both support H.R. 1996, the Government Litigation Savings Act, which will reform the 1980 Equal Access to Justice Act. The bill improves legal fee ..." (http://www.ammoland.com/2012/05/02/antis-lawsuits-profit-on-your-tax-dollars-while-fed-fails-to-keep-score/)
    • Big Green's endangered species money machine - December 14, 2011 by Washington Examiner - Budd-Falen fingerprints show clearly throughout the bill, with features such as online public access to a complete database of all cases and fees, Lummis and 62 co-sponsors introduced the bill as H.R, 1996 in March. Lummis made sure that it came to Hasting

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      As noted by Washington Examiner on December 14, 2011, "Budd-Falen fingerprints show clearly throughout the bill, with features such as online public access to a complete database of all cases and fees, Lummis and 62 co-sponsors introduced the bill as H.R, 1996 in March. Lummis made sure that it came to Hasting" (http://washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/2011/12/big-greens-endangered-species-money-machine/2007566?category=2180)
    • USA - Cattlemen living in the courts - December 05, 2011 by Meattradenewsdaily (blog) - The U.S. Cattlemen's Association (USCA) said today that H.R. 1996, the Government Litigation Savings Act (GLSA) of 2011 has been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary. USCA has been a strong supporter of GLSA reform ...

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      As noted by Meattradenewsdaily (blog) on December 05, 2011, "The U.S. Cattlemen's Association (USCA) said today that H.R. 1996, the Government Litigation Savings Act (GLSA) of 2011 has been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary. USCA has been a strong supporter of GLSA reform ..." (http://www.meattradenewsdaily.co.uk/news/061211/usa___cattlemen_living_in_the_court_0.aspx)
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