H.R. 3316, the Grant Reform and New Transparency Act of 2013

Cost Estimate
November 14, 2013

As ordered reported by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
on October 29, 2013

H.R. 3316 would amend federal law pertaining to awards of federal grants. The legislation would require that federal agencies use merit-based award procedures in awarding grants unless those grants are block grants, formula grants, or are awarded according to some other standard required by statute. The bill also would require additional reports.