S. 726 (112th): Decrease Spending Now Act


Apr 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Marco Rubio

Junior Senator from Florida



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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to rescind $45 billion of unobligated discretionary appropriations, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/5/2011--Introduced.Decrease Spending Now Act - Rescinds $45 billion of unobligated balances of current discretionary appropriations.Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to: (1) determine which appropriation ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 5, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 726”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (18R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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S. 379 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 2013

H.R. 1111 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 16, 2011

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