H.R. 810: To grant the Secretary of Defense the authority to transfer funding under a continuing resolution, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Feb 25, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Colleen Hanabusa
Representative for Hawaii's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 25, 2013
Length
5 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 25, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 25, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 25, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

10% 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]

 
Summary

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Appropriations

House Armed Services

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/25/2013--Introduced.
Directs the Secretary of Defense to submit to the congressional defense and appropriations committees a detailed outline of, and accounting under the discretionary spending limit for: (1) the efficiencies relating to Department of Defense (DOD) contracting for goods and services, and (2) the DOD budget initiate.
Authorizes the Secretary to transfer amounts made available by a continuing resolution among DOD accounts. Prohibits the amount transferred to any account from exceeding that authorized for such account by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013.
Makes such transfer authority inapplicable in the event a regular appropriations Act for DOD is enacted for FY2013.
Requires 15 days' advance notification to such committees prior to any such transfer.

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