H.R. 1931: EASY Savings Act of 2013

Introduced:
May 09, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Charles “Chuck” Fleischmann
Representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
May 09, 2013
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4237 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

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Last Action: Mar 21, 2012

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 9, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced May 09, 2013
Referred to Committee May 09, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

7% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To amend title 5, United States Code, to enhance the authority under which Federal agencies may pay cash awards to employees for making cost saving disclosures, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
15 cosponsors (11R, 4D) (show)
Committees

House Oversight and Government Reform

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Library of Congress Summary

The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress.


5/9/2013--Introduced.
Employees of America Streamlining for Your Savings Act of 2013 or the EASY Savings Act of 2013 - Expands the awards program for disclosures by federal employees of fraud, waste, or mismanagement that result in cost savings to the employee's agency to include identification of surplus funds or unnecessary budget authority.
Directs that any savings resulting from the identification of such funds or budget authority be deposited in the Treasury and used to reduce a budget deficit or the federal debt.
Prohibits the payment of awards to: (1) the head of an agency; (2) federal officers who serve in a position at level I of the Executive Schedule, and (3) a voting member of an independent establishment.

House Republican Conference Summary

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