S.Res. 427 (112th): Preventing Duplicative and Overlapping Government Programs Resolution


Apr 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Coburn

Senator from Oklahoma



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Last Updated: Apr 19, 2012
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About the resolution

Full Title

A resolution to prevent the creation of duplicative and overlapping Federal programs.

Summary (CRS)

4/19/2012--Introduced.Preventing Duplicative and Overlapping Government Programs Resolution - Amends Rule XXVI (Committee Procedures) of the Standing Rules of the Senate to require the report accompanying each public bill or joint ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 19, 2012

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This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 427”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
S.Res. 110 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 24, 2013

H.Res. 623 (Related)
Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to prevent duplicative and overlapping government ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 19, 2012

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