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