H.R. 15473 (94th): Government Economy and Spending Reform Act


Sep 8, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 8, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Blanchard

Representative for Michigan's 18th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the elimination of inactive and overlapping Federal programs, to require authorizations of new budget authority for Government programs and activities at least every 4 years, to establish a procedure for zero-base review and evaluation of Government programs and activities every 4 years and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/8/1976--Introduced.Government Economy and Spending Reform Act - TitleI - Authorizations of New Budget AuthorityTerminates all budget authority for Federal programs on specified dates according to the functional or subfunctional category ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 8, 1976

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 15473”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2014 (95th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 19, 1977

H.R. 15849 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 1, 1976

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