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senate Bill S. 565

Judgment Fund Transparency Act of 2017

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Title

Judgment Fund Transparency Act of 2017

Official Title

A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for transparency of payments made from the Judgment Fund.

Summary

Judgment Fund Transparency Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to disclose details after payments are made from the Judgment Fund. The Judgment Fund is a permanent and indefinite appropriation to pay judgments against the United States. Unless the disclosure is prohibited by law or a court order, Treasury is required to make available to the public on a website: the agency or entity whose actions gave rise to the claim or judgment, the plaintiff or claimant, the counsel for the plaintiff or claimant, the amount paid, a description of the facts that gave rise to the claim, and the agency that submitted the claim.

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      Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedMarch 8th, 2017

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