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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

10-HR5954 on Jul 29, 2010

Source: Truth in Spending Act
    To increase the long-term fiscal accountability of direct spending legislation: Report Regarding Difference Between Actual and Estimated Costs of Direct Spending Legislation.
  • Initial Five-Year Report- Not later than January 15 of calendar year 2011 and each subsequent calendar year, the Director of the OMB shall submit to the President for inclusion in his annual budget, a report setting forth the following:
  • For all Acts affecting direct spending, the total cost as estimated for the budget year and four outyears, and the actual total cost for those years.
  • If the actual total cost of all such Acts exceeds the estimated total cost, then propose legislative language to eliminate such excess cost.
  • If the actual total cost of all such Acts exceeds the estimated total cost, then a detailed statement of the most likely reasons why that occurred.

  • Topic: Budget & Economy
  • Headline: Truth in Spending: show actual costs vs. planned costs
  • Headline 2: Sponsored Truth in Spending: compare actual to planned costs

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 10-HR5954

John Adler s1sNew Jersey Democrat (until 2010)
Jason Altmire s1sPennsylvania Democrat
Dan Boren s1sOklahoma Democrat (Retiring 2012)
Leonard Boswell s1sIowa Democrat
Allen Boyd s1sFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010)
Travis Childers s1sMississippi Democrat (until 2010)
Jim Cooper s1sTennessee Democrat
Henry Cuellar s1sTexas Democrat
Lincoln Davis s1sTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Gabby Giffords s2pArizona Democrat
Bart Gordon s1sTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Baron Hill s1sIndiana Democrat (until 2010)
Tim Holden s1sPennsylvania Democrat
Ron Kind s1sWI Democratic Challenger
Frank Kratovil s1sMaryland Democrat (until 2010)
Rick Larsen s1sWashington Democrat
Betsy Markey s1sColorado Former Democrat (until 2010)
Jim Matheson s1sUtah Democrat
Michael Michaud s1sMaine Democrat
Dennis Moore s1sKansas Democrat (until 2010)
Patrick Murphy s1sPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
Scott Murphy s1sNew York Democrat (until 2010)
Glenn Nye s1sVirginia Democrat (until 2010)
Earl Pomeroy s1sNorth Dakota Democrat (until 2010)
Mike Quigley s1sIllinois Democrat
Mike Ross s1sArkansas Democrat (Retiring 2012)
Loretta Sanchez s1sCalifornia Democrat
Kurt Schrader s1sOregon Democrat
Heath Shuler s1sNorth Carolina Democrat (retiring 2012)
John Tanner s1sTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Charlie Wilson s1sOhio Democrat (until 2010)

Republicans participating in 10-HR5954

Charles Djou s1sHawaii Republican (until 2010)

Independents participating in 10-HR5954

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 31
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0

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