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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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



Sep 8, 1976

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H.R. 15473 (94th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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