H.R.2512 - To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to prohibit the consideration in the House of Representatives or the Senate of measures that appropriate funds for earmarks to private, for-profit entities.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ-6] (Introduced 05/20/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Rules; Budget|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/20/2009 Referred to the Committee on Rules, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2512 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/20/2009)
Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to make it out of order in the House of Representatives or the Senate to consider any legislation, if that measure or any accompanying report or joint explanatory statement of managers contains any earmark for which the intended recipient is a private, for-profit entity.
Permits waiver or suspension of such prohibition, or successful appeals from rulings of the Chair, only by an affirmative vote of three-fifths (60) of the Senate.