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      Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedAugust 1st, 2013

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Title

Judgment Fund Transparency Act of 2013

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 2013 - Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to make available to the public on a website, as soon as practicable but within 30 days after a payment under this Act is tendered, the following information with regard to any payment made by the United States under a judgment, award, or compromise settlement with respect to a claim against the United States, unless the disclosure of such information is otherwise prohibited by law or court order: the name of the specific agency or entity whose actions gave rise to the claim or judgment; the name of the plaintiff or claimant and counsel; the amount paid representing principal liability, and any amounts paid representing any ancillary liability, including attorney fees, costs, and interest; a brief description of the facts that gave rise to the claim; and the name of the agency that submitted the claim.

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