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  • Latest Action: Dec 14, 2010 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 692.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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  • 98% of users support S.3335

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    • Would require the Clerk of the House and Secretary of the Senate to form a free, public, searchable website with data on all earmark requests made available within five days. See also: H.R.5258.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: Would require the Clerk of the House and Secretary of the Senate to form a free, public, searchable website with data on all earmark requests made available within five days. See also: H.R.5258.

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    • S.3335: Jobs, Energy, Families, and Disaster Relief ... - OpenCongress - October 03, 2011 by opencongress.org - S.3335 - Jobs, Energy, Families, and Disaster Relief Act of 2008. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes. view all titles (2). Close ... -

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      As noted by opencongress.org on October 03, 2011, "S.3335 - Jobs, Energy, Families, and Disaster Relief Act of 2008. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes. view all titles (2). Close ... - " (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/110-s3335/show)
    • Birth Certificate of Obama May Be Revealed | Gather - December 28, 2010 by Gather News Channel - Vote 192: On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.3335; Jobs, Energy, Families, and Disaster Relief Act of 2008. Not Voting No Yes 7/30/08. Vote 191: On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke ...

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      As noted by Gather News Channel on December 28, 2010, "Vote 192: On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.3335; Jobs, Energy, Families, and Disaster Relief Act of 2008. Not Voting No Yes 7/30/08. Vote 191: On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke ..." (http://news.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474978849848)
    • Lobbyists Upset About Demint Earmark Ban | RedState - November 13, 2010 by RedState - The Earmark Disclosure Act in the Senate, (S. 3335) is cosponsored by Senators Coburn and Gillibrand. Senator Coburn's work on the ETA is clearly not motivated by a defense of the earmark process. ...

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      As noted by RedState on November 13, 2010, "The Earmark Disclosure Act in the Senate, (S. 3335) is cosponsored by Senators Coburn and Gillibrand. Senator Coburn's work on the ETA is clearly not motivated by a defense of the earmark process. ..." (http://www.redstate.com/brian_d/2010/11/14/lobbyists-upset-about-demint-earmark-ban/)

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    • For-Profits Use Nonprofit Structure to Avoid Earmark Ban - July 12, 2010 by OMB Watch - The Earmark Transparency Act (HR 5258 and S. 3335) would allow the public to more easily take notice of the earmarking process. ...

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      As noted by OMB Watch on July 12, 2010, " The Earmark Transparency Act (HR 5258 and S. 3335) would allow the public to more easily take notice of the earmarking process. ... " (http://www.ombwatch.org/node/11127)
    • Cybersecurity bill clears Senate hurdle - June 24, 2010 by FederalNewsRadio.com - Deferred action on S. 3335, the Earmark Transparency Act. The bill's author, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), says the measure would essentially fulfill a request ...

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      As noted by FederalNewsRadio.com on June 24, 2010, " Deferred action on S. 3335, the Earmark Transparency Act. The bill's author, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), says the measure would essentially fulfill a request ... " (http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?sid=1988795&nid=35)
    • Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group: Levin and Coburn, toe to toe on Earmark Transparency Bill - June 23, 2010 by Sunlight Foundation - ...said that aggregating thousands of earmark requests on a website would be burdensome and unworkable. Coburn introduced the bill, S.3335, last month which would require a centralized, detailed, downloadable database that would track every earmark that me

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      As noted by Sunlight Foundation on June 23, 2010, "...said that aggregating thousands of earmark requests on a website would be burdensome and unworkable. Coburn introduced the bill, S.3335, last month which would require a centralized, detailed, downloadable database that would track every earmark that me" (http://reporting.sunlightfoundation.com/2010/levin-and-coburn-toe-toe-earmark-transparency-bill/)
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