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H.R.292 - Stop the OverPrinting (STOP) Act

To amend title 44, United States Code, to eliminate the mandatory printing of bills and resolutions by the Government Printing Office for the use of the House of Representatives and Senate. view all titles (4)

All Bill Titles

  • Popular: Stop the OverPrinting (STOP) Act as introduced.
  • Official: To amend title 44, United States Code, to eliminate the mandatory printing of bills and resolutions by the Government Printing Office for the use of the House of Representatives and Senate. as introduced.
  • Short: Stop the OverPrinting (STOP) Act as introduced.
  • Official: To amend title 44, United States Code, to eliminate the mandatory printing of bills and resolutions for the use of offices of Members of Congress. as amended by house.

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Christopher Lee

R-NY

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Result: Passed - January 18, 2011

Roll call number 12 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 292 Stop the OverPrinting (STOP) Act

 

OpenCongress Summary

Would eliminate the practice of automatically printing paper copes of bills for sponsors and co-sponsors. All Members of Congress would still be able to get paper copies by request.
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Official Summary

Requires the Public Printer to make bills and resolutions available for the use of offices of Members of Congress only in an electronic format accessible through the Internet.




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