All Information (Except Text) for S.309 - Earmark Elimination Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] (Introduced 01/29/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/29/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (All Actions)|
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|01/29/2015||Introduced in Senate|
01/29/2015 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|01/29/2015||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.|
Action By: Senate
01/29/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
|Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO]*||01/29/2015|
|Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]*||01/29/2015|
|Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH]*||01/29/2015|
|Sen. Johnson, Ron [R-WI]*||01/29/2015|
|Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ]*||01/29/2015|
|Sen. Ayotte, Kelly [R-NH]*||01/29/2015|
|Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT]*||01/29/2015|
|Sen. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL]||02/03/2015|
|Sen. Vitter, David [R-LA]||02/05/2015|
|Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA]||02/09/2015|
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|Senate Rules and Administration||01/29/2015||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (01/29/2015)
Earmark Elimination Act of 2015
Makes it out of order in the Senate to consider a bill or resolution introduced in either chamber or any other measure that includes an earmark.
Permits waiver of a point of order against an earmark only by an affirmative vote of two-thirds of the Senators.
Makes this Act inapplicable to any authorization of appropriations to a federal entity if the authorization is not specifically targeted to a state, locality, or congressional district.