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Introduced in House (01/03/2017)

Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2017

This bill directs the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to complete, within 12 months, an audit of the Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve banks.

In addition, the bill allows the GAO to audit the Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve banks with respect to: (1) international financial transactions; (2) deliberations, decisions, or actions on monetary policy matters; (3) transactions made under the direction of the Federal Open Market Committee; and (4) discussions or communications among Federal Reserve officers, board members, and employees regarding any of these matters.

Actions Overview (1)

01/03/2017 Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

03/28/2017 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Action By: House Oversight and Government Reform
03/28/2017 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. Markup report CQ
Action By: House Oversight and Government Reform
01/03/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/03/2017 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Titles (3)

Short Titles:

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced:

Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2017

Official Titles:

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced:

To require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States, and for other purposes.

Subjects (6)

  • Accounting and auditing
  • Bank accounts, deposits, capital
  • Congressional oversight
  • Federal Reserve System
  • Government studies and investigations

Cosponsors (111)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Moolenaar, John R. [R-MI-4]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Carter, Earl L. "Buddy" [R-GA-1]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Buck, Ken [R-CO-4]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Foxx, Virginia [R-NC-5]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Amash, Justin [R-MI-3]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Chaffetz, Jason [R-UT-3]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Brooks, Mo [R-AL-5]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Westerman, Bruce [R-AR-4]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2]* 01/03/2017
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Brat, Dave [R-VA-7]* 01/03/2017
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 01/03/2017
Rep. DeSantis, Ron [R-FL-6]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Palmer, Gary J. [R-AL-6]* 01/03/2017
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-48]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Holding, George [R-NC-13]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Labrador, Raul R. [R-ID-1]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1]* 01/03/2017
Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4] 01/06/2017
Rep. Harris, Andy [R-MD-1] 01/06/2017
Rep. DesJarlais, Scott [R-TN-4] 01/06/2017
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] 01/06/2017
Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25] 01/06/2017
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] 01/06/2017
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] 01/06/2017
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 01/06/2017
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] 01/06/2017
Rep. Love, Mia B. [R-UT-4] 01/06/2017
Rep. Lewis, Jason [R-MN-2] 01/06/2017
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] 01/06/2017
Rep. Gaetz, Matt [R-FL-1] 01/06/2017
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] 01/06/2017
Rep. Blum, Rod [R-IA-1] 01/13/2017
Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23] 01/13/2017
Rep. Gowdy, Trey [R-SC-4] 01/13/2017
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 01/13/2017
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4] 01/13/2017
Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] 01/13/2017
Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36] 01/13/2017
Rep. Jordan, Jim [R-OH-4] 01/13/2017
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3] 01/13/2017
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 01/13/2017
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 01/24/2017
Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31] 01/24/2017
Rep. Frelinghuysen, Rodney P. [R-NJ-11] 01/24/2017
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 01/24/2017
Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5] 01/24/2017
Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7] 01/24/2017
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 02/03/2017
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 02/03/2017
Rep. Trott, David A. [R-MI-11] 02/03/2017
Rep. Hice, Jody B. [R-GA-10] 02/03/2017
Rep. Newhouse, Dan [R-WA-4] 02/03/2017
Rep. Allen, Rick W. [R-GA-12] 02/03/2017
Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6] 02/03/2017
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 02/16/2017
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] 02/16/2017
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 02/16/2017
Rep. McSally, Martha [R-AZ-2] 02/16/2017
Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] 02/16/2017
Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3] 02/28/2017
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 02/28/2017
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] 02/28/2017
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 03/06/2017
Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4] 03/06/2017
Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8] 03/09/2017
Rep. Sanford, Mark [R-SC-1] 03/16/2017
Rep. Arrington, Jodey C. [R-TX-19] 03/24/2017
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27] 03/27/2017
Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15] 03/27/2017
Rep. Webster, Daniel [R-FL-10] 03/27/2017
Rep. Graves, Tom [R-GA-14] 03/27/2017
Rep. Ratcliffe, John [R-TX-4] 03/27/2017
Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6] 03/28/2017
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-8] 03/28/2017
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 03/28/2017
Rep. Bacon, Don [R-NE-2] 03/28/2017
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 03/28/2017
Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-4] 03/29/2017
Rep. Smith, Adrian [R-NE-3] 03/29/2017
Rep. Bridenstine, Jim [R-OK-1] 03/29/2017
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 04/03/2017
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4] 05/04/2017
Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8] 05/04/2017
Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9] 06/23/2017

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Oversight and Government Reform01/03/2017 Referred to
03/28/2017 Markup by

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