House: New Legislation Introduced by Doug Collins – “Open Book on Equal Access to Justice ActTo amend titles 5 and 28, United States Code, to require the maintenance of databases on awards of fees and other expenses to prevailing parties in certain administrative proceedings and court cases to which the United States is a party, and for other purposes.”

To amend titles 5 and 28, United States Code, to require the maintenance of databases on awards of fees and other expenses to prevailing parties in certain administrative proceedings and court cases to which the United States is a party, and for other purposes.

Republican Representative Doug Collins from the state of GA, along with five cosponsors, introduced bill H.R.752 on Jan 24, 2019. The bill is mainly related to these subjects Congressional oversight, Government liability, Civil actions and liability, Government information and archives, Legal fees and court costs and Law.
There are currently no amendments. The bill’s cosponsors comes from both parties with 2 Republicans and 3 Democrats supporting it. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Doug Collins Information

Doug Collins has held a number of positions, including United States representative, member of the Georgia House of Representatives and United States representative.

Work in Congress

  • Served as Representative for GA (district 9) from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the House 116th congress. He voted along party lines 94.52 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on the Judiciary. During this period Doug Collins missed 2.67% of the votes, sponsored 5 bills, cosponsored 20 bills.
  • Served as Representative for GA (district 9) from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the House 115th congress. He voted along party lines 96.06 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Rules. During this period Doug Collins missed 3.63% of the votes, sponsored 46 bills, cosponsored 141 bills.
  • Served as Representative for GA (district 9) from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the House 114th congress. He voted along party lines 94.31 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Rules. During this period Doug Collins missed 1.89% of the votes, sponsored 38 bills, cosponsored 150 bills.
  • Served as Representative for GA (district 9) from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the House 113th congress. He voted along party lines 93.53 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Oversight and Reform. During this period Doug Collins missed 4.11% of the votes, sponsored 14 bills, cosponsored 172 bills.
Picture of Rep. Doug Collins (R)
Rep. Doug Collins (R)

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