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H.R. 87: To make 5 percent across-the-board rescissions in non-defense, non-homeland-security, and non-veterans-affairs discretionary spending for each of the fiscal years 2017 and 2018.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jan 3, 2017.


This bill makes 5% across-the-board rescissions in discretionary spending for FY2017 and FY2018, excluding spending for defense, homeland security, and veterans affairs. It also requires the Office of Management and Budget to submit a report to Congress specifying the account and amount of each rescission made pursuant to this bill.