H.R. 16424 (93rd): A bill to establish a Commission on Federal Paperwork.

Aug 14, 1974 (93rd Congress, 1973–1974)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 93-556.
Frank Horton
Representative for New York's 34th congressional district
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Last Updated
Dec 27, 1974
Related Bills
H.R. 16855 (identical)

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 12, 1974


This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 27, 1974.

Introduced Aug 14, 1974
Referred to Committee Aug 14, 1974
Passed House Oct 07, 1974
Passed Senate Dec 12, 1974
Signed by the President Dec 27, 1974

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2 cosponsors (2D) (show)

House Oversight and Government Reform

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Expresses the findings of Congress, including that Federal information reporting requirements have placed an unprecedented paperwork burden upon private citizens, recipients of Federal assistance, businesses, governmental contractors, and State and local governments.
Establishes a Commission on Federal Paperwork to study procedures and practices of the Federal Government relating to information gathering, dissemination, and the management and control of information activities.
Enumerates the areas to be considered by the Commission in its studies.
Directs the Commission to make a final report to the Congress and the President within two years of the date of its first meeting.
Sets forth the membership composition of the Commission and their compensation.
Details the administrative powers of the Commission. Calls for cooperation between Federal agencies and the Commission. Authorizes to be appropriated to the Commission such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.

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