S.1712 - Transparency in Judgment Payments Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brown, Scott P. [R-MA] (Introduced 10/13/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||10/13/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1712 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/13/2011)
Transparency in Judgment Payments Act of 2011 - Requires the Secretary of the Treasury, not later than 30 days after the payment of a final judgment, award, or compromise settlement involving a federal agency, to publish electronically: (1) the agency responsible for the payment; (2) a citation to the law under which the claim was made; (3) the amount to be paid, including any interest and attorney fees; and (4) the court in which such claim was filed and the court case number.
Requires each federal agency to submit annual reports to Congress describing: (1) any civil action filed or pending against such agency or an agency employee, and (2) any settlements entered by, or final judgments entered against, such agency or an agency employee.