US SB236 | 2015-2016 | 114th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2015 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2016-12-09 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 719.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Duplication Elimination Act of 2016 This bill requires the President to send Congress a proposed joint resolution and a special message within 90 days of publication of the annual Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on duplicative government programs. The joint resolution: (1) makes legislative changes needed to carry out the recommendations contained in the GAO report and included by the President, and (2) requires savings from the legislative changes to be transferred to the Treasury for deficit reduction. The bill requires the special message to specify: the GAO recommendations that are excluded from the proposed joint resolution, why the recommendations were excluded, and the GAO recommendations included in the joint resolution. The bill sets forth expedited procedures for congressional consideration of the joint resolution.

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Title

Duplication Elimination Act of 2016

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2016-12-09SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 719.
2016-12-09SenateCommittee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
2016-02-10SenateCommittee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
2015-01-22SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Same As/Similar To

HB484 (Related) 2015-01-22 - Referred to House Rules

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Bill Comments 750

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