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S. 2183: Duplication Scoring Act of 2019

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About the bill

In the words of Yogi Berra, “It’s déjà vu all over again.”

Context

Each year, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) produces an annual report which suggests potential cost savings for the government and taxpayers. Many of these suggestions touch on the issue of duplication across agencies or departments.

For example, the Agriculture Department and the Food and Drug Administration (within the Department of Health and Human Services) both having responsibility over monitoring arsenic in rice. Or the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) both collecting ...

Sponsor and status

Rand Paul

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Kentucky. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jul 18, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 24, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 24, 2019.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

ICYMI: HSGAC Committee Passes Paul Legislation to Help Stop New Wasteful Spending
    — Sen. Rand Paul [R-KY] (Sponsor) on Jul 25, 2019

Senator Lankford Bills Promoting Government Transparency Pass Committee
    — Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 24, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2183 will add $2 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jul 18, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 24, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 23, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2183 is 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.

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