S. 3315 (112th): GAO Mandates Revision Act of 2012

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jun 20, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3315

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 20, 2012

(for himself, Ms. Collins, and Mr. Lieberman) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A BILL

To repeal or modify certain mandates of the Government Accountability Office.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the GAO Mandates Revision Act of 2012.

2.

Repeals and modifications

(a)

Capitol Preservation Fund financial statements

Section 804 of the Arizona-Idaho Conservation Act of 1988 (2 U.S.C. 2084) is amended by striking annual audits and inserting periodic audits, which shall be conducted at least once every 3 years, unless the Chairman or the Ranking Member of the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate or the Committee on House Administration of the House of Representatives requests that an audit be conducted at an earlier date,.

(b)

Judicial Survivors’ Annuities Fund audit by GAO

(1)

In general

Section 376 of title 28, United States Code, is amended—

(A)

by striking subsection (w); and

(B)

by redesignating subsections (x) and (y) as subsections (w) and (x), respectively.

(2)

Technical and conforming amendment

Section 376(h)(2) of title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking subsection (x) and inserting subsection (w).

(c)

ONDCP annual report requirement

Section 203 of the Office of National Drug Control Policy Reauthorization Act of 2006 (21 U.S.C. 1708a) is amended—

(1)

by striking (a) In General.—; and

(2)

by striking subsection (b).

(d)

USERRA GAO report

Section 105(g)(1) of the Veterans’ Benefits Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–275; 38 U.S.C. 4301 note) is amended by striking , and annually thereafter during the period when the demonstration project is conducted,.

(e)

Semipostal program reports by the General Accounting Office

Section 2 of the Semipostal Authorization Act (Public Law 106–253; 114 Stat. 636; 39 U.S.C. 416 note) is amended—

(1)

by striking subsection (c); and

(2)

by redesignating subsections (d) and (e) as subsections (c) and (d), respectively.

(f)

Earned Import Allowance program review by GAO

Section 231A(b)(4) of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (19 U.S.C. 2703a(b)(4)) is amended—

(1)

by striking subparagraph (C); and

(2)

by redesignating subparagraph (D) as subparagraph (C).

(g)

American Battle Monuments Commission’s financial statements and audits

Section 2103(h) of title 36, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1), by striking of paragraph (2) of this subsection and inserting of section 3515 of title 31;

(2)

in paragraph (1), by striking (1); and

(3)

by striking paragraph (2).

(h)

Senate Preservation Fund audits

Section 3(c)(6) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2004 (2 U.S.C. 2108(c)(6)) is amended by striking annual audits and inserting periodic audits, which shall be conducted at least once every 3 years, unless the Chairman or the Ranking Member of the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate requests that an audit be conducted at an earlier date,.