Summary: S.309 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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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.