About the bill
H.R. 8 rescinds nearly $15 billion of unobligated balances from previously appropriated funding. Specifically, the bill includes 34 rescissions totaling $14.835 billion and affects programs at the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Energy, Health and Human Services, Justice, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, and the Railroad Retirement Board. Rescissions include:
$4.3 billion from the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program - The Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) direct loan program was established in Section 136 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to support the production of fuel-efficient, advanced technology vehicles and qualifying components in the United States. The ATVM loan program provides direct loans to automotive or component manufacturers for reequipping, expanding, or establishing manufacturing facilities in the U.S. that produce fuel-efficient advanced technology vehicles or ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 23rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2018
Length: 11 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 7, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Spring Cleaning: House to Cut $15 Billion in Unused Funds”
— Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA23] (Sponsor) on Jun 8, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 3 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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