H. R. 6096
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
August 10, 2010
Mr. Edwards of Texas 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
To rescind certain amounts appropriated to the Bureau of the Census, to reduce the Federal budget deficit, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Reduce Our Deficits Act.
From the unobligated balances made available for
Department of Commerce—Bureau of the Census—Periodic Censuses and Programs, $1,600,000,000 is rescinded.
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.