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Text of the Reduce Our Deficits Act

This bill was introduced on August 10, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Aug 10, 2010 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6096

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 10, 2010

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To rescind certain amounts appropriated to the Bureau of the Census, to reduce the Federal budget deficit, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Reduce Our Deficits Act.

2.

Rescission

From the unobligated balances made available for Department of Commerce—Bureau of the Census—Periodic Censuses and Programs, $1,600,000,000 is rescinded.

3.

Use of certain amounts to reduce the Federal budget deficit and national debt

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any amounts received by the Federal Government as rentals or royalties shall be deposited into the general fund of the Treasury and used for Federal budget deficit reduction or, if there is no Federal budget deficit, for reducing the national debt in such a manner as the Secretary of the Treasury considers appropriate.