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Text of the Discretionary Spending Reduction Act

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 6, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1013

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 6, 2013

(for himself and Mr. Mulvaney) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations

A BILL

To make 1 percent across-the-board rescissions in discretionary spending for each of fiscal years 2013 and 2014, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Discretionary Spending Reduction Act .

2.

Across-the-board rescissions in discretionary spending for each of fiscal years 2013 and 2014

(a)

Across-the-Board rescissions

There is rescinded an amount equal to 1 percent of—

(1)

the budget authority provided (or obligation limitation imposed) in each of fiscal years 2013 and 2014 for discretionary accounts in any fiscal year 2013 or 2014 appropriation Act;

(2)

the budget authority provided in any advance appropriation for each of fiscal years 2013 and 2014 for discretionary accounts in any prior fiscal year appropriation Act; and

(3)

the contract authority provided in each of fiscal years 2013 and 2014 for any program that is subject to a limitation contained in any fiscal year 2013 or 2014 appropriation Act for discretionary accounts.

(b)

Application

The Director of the Office of Management and Budget may apply the rescissions required under subsection (a) to any discretionary account in the applicable appropriation Acts in order to achieve the required reductions.

(c)

Subsequent appropriation laws

In the case of any fiscal year 2013 or 2014 appropriation Act enacted after the date of enactment of this section, any rescission required by subsection (a) shall take effect immediately after the enactment of such Act.

(d)

OMB report

Within 30 days after the date of enactment of this section (or, if later, 30 days after the date of enactment of any fiscal year 2013 or 2014 appropriation Act), the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate a report specifying the account and amount of each rescission made pursuant to subsection (a).