H.R. 2686: To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide that the President’s annual budget submission to Congress list the current fiscal year spending level for each proposed program and a separate amount for any proposed spending increases, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Jul 11, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
6% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Kurt Schrader
Representative for Oregon's 5th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jul 11, 2013
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
S. 1321 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 18, 2013

S. 1314 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 17, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 11, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Jul 11, 2013
Referred to Committee Jul 11, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

18% chance of getting past committee.
6% chance of being enacted.

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

 
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Cosponsors
42 cosponsors (22D, 20R) (show)
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Library of Congress Summary

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7/11/2013--Introduced.
Requires the President's budget submission to Congress to: (1) list each program, and its proposed funding level, that will be a one-time expense for the fiscal year for which the budget is submitted; and, in addition to the performance standards required, (2) a proposal, by budget function and agency, for reductions in spending for each of the four ensuing fiscal years.
Requires the President, for each budget item being conducted in the current fiscal year, to provide: (1) the amount appropriated or otherwise made available for the item in that year, and (2) the amount of any proposed adjustment in the funding level for the item and its justification.
Requires the President, if he proposes an adjustment resulting in a funding increase for a budget item, to include with the proposal the amount of the adjustment that is a result of inflation and the amount that is a result of an increase in employees' salaries or benefits.
Requires the President to provide for each major program in a budget function specified in the required estimated budget outlays and proposed budget authority: (1) the amount appropriated or otherwise made available for it in the current fiscal year; and (2) a separate amount (if any) of its expected increase in the following fiscal year owing to inflation, pay increases, or benefit increases.

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