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H.R. 5687 (114th): GAO Mandates Revision Act of 2016

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 20, 2016 (Passed the House).



2d Session

H. R. 5687



To eliminate or modify certain mandates of the Government Accountability Office.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the GAO Mandates Revision Act of 2016.


Reports eliminated


Single audit act monitoring responsibilities


In general

Chapter 75 of title 31, United States Code, is amended—


by striking section 7506; and


by redesignating section 7507 as section 7506.


Technical and conforming amendment

The table of sections for chapter 75 of title 31, United States Code, is amended by striking the items relating to sections 7506 and 7507 and inserting the following:

7506. Effective date.



Review of Medigap premium levels

Section 111(c) of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000 (Appendix F; 114 Stat. 2763A–473), as enacted into law by section 1(a)(6) of Public Law 106–554, is repealed.


Report on dispute resolution pilot program

Section 1105 of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 (42 U.S.C. 5189a note) is amended by striking subsection (d).


Biennial survey regarding transportation intelligence reports

Section 114(u) of title 49, United States Code, is amended—


in paragraph (1)(A), by striking subsection (t) and inserting subsection (s)(4)(E);


by striking paragraph (7); and


by redesignating paragraphs (8) and (9) as paragraphs (7) and (8), respectively.


Reports modified


Oversight and audits under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008

Section 116(a)(3) of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (12 U.S.C. 5226(a)(3)) is amended by striking , regularly and no less frequently than once every 60 days, and inserting annually.


Reports on conflict minerals

Section 1502(d) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (15 U.S.C. 78m note) is amended—


in paragraph (1), by striking until the termination of the disclosure requirements under section 13(p) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and inserting through 2020, in 2022, and in 2024; and


in paragraph (2), in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by inserting through 2020, in 2022, and in 2024 after annually thereafter.


Update on actions taken by Secretary of HHS To implement GAO recommendation

Section 632(d) of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (Public Law 112–240; 126 Stat. 2354) is amended in the first sentence by striking December 31, 2015 and inserting December 31, 2023.


Review panel

Section 399V–4(d)(2) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 280g–15) is amended—


in subparagraph (C), by striking , or an individual within the Government Accountability Office designated by the Comptroller General, shall and inserting shall designate a member of the review panel to; and


in subparagraph (D), by striking Comptroller General and inserting Secretary.

Passed the House of Representatives September 20, 2016.

Karen L. Haas,