H. R. 1257
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 30, 2011
Mr. Bartlett (for himself and Mr. Harris) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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 require the President to recommend specific reductions in nonsecurity discretionary appropriations for fiscal year 2011 to offset the costs of Operation Odyssey Dawn.
This Act may be cited as the
Protect America from U.S. Military
Expenses in Libya Act of 2011.
Reductions in FY2011 nonsecurity funding to offset costs of Operation Odyssey Dawn
Submission of recommendations
Not later than July 2, 2011, to ensure that the cost of Operation Odyssey Dawn does not increase the Federal deficit or reduce the capability of the United States Armed Forces, the President shall submit to the Congress a list of recommendations for specific rescissions of nonsecurity discretionary appropriations for fiscal year 2011, for reappropriation to accounts of the Department of Defense to replace the amounts obligated for Operation Odyssey Dawn for such fiscal year.
Aggregate amount of recommended rescissions
The aggregate amount of the rescissions recommended under subsection (a) shall be not less than the projected cost of Operation Odyssey Dawn for fiscal year 2011 determined under subsection (c).
Projection of cost of Operation Odyssey Dawn
Not later than June 1, 2011, the Secretary of Defense shall prepare and submit to the Congress and the President a report containing the projected cost of Operation Odyssey Dawn for fiscal year 2011, determined based on the cost of Operation Odyssey Dawn through May 15, 2011.
In this section, the term
nonsecurity discretionary appropriations means discretionary
appropriations other than appropriations made available for an account,
program, project, or activity of the Department of Defense, Department of
Homeland Security, or Department of Veterans Affairs.