H.R. 828: Decrease Spending Now Act

Introduced:
Feb 26, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Tom Price
Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 26, 2013
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1111 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 16, 2011

S. 379 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 26, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 26, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 26, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

11% chance of getting past committee.
2% 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 rescind $45 billion of unobligated discretionary appropriations, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
44 cosponsors (44R) (show)
Committees

House Appropriations

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/26/2013--Introduced.
Decrease Spending Now Act - Rescinds $45 billion of unobligated balances of current discretionary appropriations.
Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to: (1) determine which appropriation accounts the rescission shall apply to and the amount that each such account shall be reduced, and (2) report to the Secretary of the Treasury and Congress a list of the accounts reduced by the rescission, including the amounts rescinded from each such account.
Exempts from such rescission the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the Social Security Administration (SSA).

House Republican Conference Summary

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