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House Committee on Oversight and Government ReformIntroducedJanuary 3rd, 2013
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Audit The Fed Act of 2013
To amend title 31, United States Code, to reform the manner in which the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is audited by the Comptroller General of the United States and the manner in which such audits are reported, and for other purposes.
Audit The Fed Act of 2013 - Repeals the authority of the Comptroller General (GAO) to carry out an onsite examination of an open insured bank or bank holding company only if the appropriate federal regulatory agency has consented in writing. (Retains the authority of the Comptroller General to audit a federal agency.) Directs the Comptroller General to complete, before the end of 2014, an audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and of the Federal Reserve Banks, followed by a detailed report to Congress.