H.R. 1045 (111th): District of Columbia Budget Autonomy Act of 2009

Introduced:
Feb 12, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Eleanor Norton
Delegate for District of Columbia At Large
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 12, 2009
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 733 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

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H.R. 345 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 19, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 12, 2009
Referred to Committee Feb 12, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to eliminate all Federally-imposed mandates over the local budget process and financial management of the District of Columbia and the borrowing of money by the District of Columbia.

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committees

House Oversight and Government Reform

Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and the Census

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2/12/2009--Introduced.
District of Columbia Budget Autonomy Act of 2009 - Amends the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to eliminate, with respect to each fiscal year that is not a control year, all federally-imposed mandates over the District of Columbia's: (1) local budget process, financial management, audits, and accountability requirements; and (2) short-term borrowing of money, with specified exceptions.
Declares that the process by which the District develops and enacts the District government's budget for a fiscal year, the activities carried out regarding financial management of the District government, and the process and rules by which the District issues bonds or otherwise borrows money shall be established under laws enacted by the District.
Provides that Acts adopting the District government's annual budget for FY2010 and succeeding non-control fiscal years shall take effect upon their prescribed dates. (Thus eliminates congressional review of such Acts).
Repeals the federal cap on amounts the District may borrow (other than in a control year).

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