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Judgment Fund Transparency Act of 2013

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A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for transparency of payments made from the Judgment Fund.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
08/01/2013Introduced in Senate

All Actions (2)

Date All Actions
08/01/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: Senate
08/01/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S6214)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]* 08/01/2013
Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID]* 08/01/2013
Sen. Risch, James E. [R-ID]* 08/01/2013

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Senate Judiciary08/01/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (08/01/2013)

Judgment Fund Transparency Act of 2013 - Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to make available to the public on a website, as soon as practicable but within 30 days after a payment under this Act is tendered, the following information with regard to any payment made by the United States under a judgment, award, or compromise settlement with respect to a claim against the United States, unless the disclosure of such information is otherwise prohibited by law or court order:

  • the name of the specific agency or entity whose actions gave rise to the claim or judgment;
  • the name of the plaintiff or claimant and counsel;
  • the amount paid representing principal liability, and any amounts paid representing any ancillary liability, including attorney fees, costs, and interest;
  • a brief description of the facts that gave rise to the claim; and
  • the name of the agency that submitted the claim.