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Short Titles as Introduced

Grant Accessibility and Transparency Enhancement Act of 2010

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Official Title as Introduced

To require the establishment of a commission on earmark reform, to consolidate and streamline the grants management structure of the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

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07/19/2010Introduced in House

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07/19/2010Referred to House Rules
Action By: House of Representatives
07/19/2010Referred to House Budget
Action By: House of Representatives
07/19/2010Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Action By: House of Representatives
07/19/2010Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, and Rules, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/19/2010Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Oversight and Government Reform07/19/2010 Referred to
House Budget07/19/2010 Referred to
House Rules07/19/2010 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/19/2010)

Grant Accessibility and Transparency Enhancement Act of 2010 - Requires the President to establish the National Commission on Earmark Reform to: (1) study the laws and practices related to replacing earmarks with a full grant making process; and (2) develop a plan to transition from congressional member-directed earmarks to a grant making process.

Requires the Commission to propose legislative or regulatory changes to implement: (1) a grant making application and review process under which a panel of subject area experts reviews and awards grant funding on a merit-based system; and (2) a specific governance structure for all grant functions, including grants management, within the federal government.

Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to establish the Office of Grant Making within OMB to: (1) direct and coordinate the development of the expert grant award panels and the specific recommendations of the Commission; and (2) be responsible for maintaining

Prescribes requirements to streamline the role of federal agencies in the grant making process.

Requires all federal grants, both formula and discretionary, from all grant making agencies to be posted on

Requires the Director to ensure that duplication of effort and dual systems related to online federal grant activity are no longer in effect by merging into

Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to make it out of order in both chambers to consider any legislation or accompanying report that contains any congressional earmark or limited tax or tariff benefit.