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H.R.377 - To make 2 percent across-the-board rescissions in non-defense, non-homeland-security discretionary spending for fiscal year 2009.
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Mrs. BLACKBURN (for herself, Mr. KLINE of Minnesota, Mr. CAMPBELL, Mr. BURTON of Indiana, Mr. FRANKS of Arizona, Mr. BARRETT of South Carolina, Mr. NEUGEBAUER, Mr. OLSON, Mr. SHIMKUS, Mr. GOHMERT, Mr. GINGREY of Georgia, Mr. ROE of Tennessee, Mr. FLAKE, Ms. FOXX, Mr. AKIN, Mr. PITTS, Ms. FALLIN, Mr. HENSARLING, Mr. BROUN of Georgia, Mr. HERGER, Mr. BRADY of Texas, Mr. LAMBORN, and Mr. GARRETT of New Jersey) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on AppropriationsCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
SECTION 1. ACROSS-THE-BOARD RESCISSIONS IN NON-DEFENSE, NON-HOMELAND-SECURITY DISCRETIONARY SPENDING FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009.
(1) the budget authority provided (or obligation limitation imposed) for fiscal year 2009 for any non-defense, non-homeland-security discretionary account in any fiscal year 2009 appropriation Act;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(2) the budget authority provided in any advance appropriation for fiscal year 2009 for any non-defense, non-homeland-security discretionary account in any prior fiscal year appropriation Act; andCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(3) the contract authority provided in fiscal year 2009 for any program that is subject to a limitation contained in any fiscal year 2009 appropriation Act for any non-defense, non-homeland-security discretionary account.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(b) Non-Defense, Non-Homeland-Security Discretionary Account- For purposes of subsection (a), the term ‘non-defense, non-homeland security discretionary account’ means any discretionary account, other than--CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(2) within each such account and item, to each program, project, and activity (with programs, projects, and activities as delineated in the appropriation Act or accompanying reports for the relevant fiscal year covering such account or item, or for accounts and items not included in appropriation Acts, as delineated in the most recently submitted President’s budget).CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(d) Subsequent Appropriation Laws- In the case of any fiscal year 2009 appropriation Act enacted after the enactment of this section, any rescission required by subsection (a) shall take effect immediately after the enactment of such Act.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(e) OMB Report- Within 30 days after the enactment of this section (or, if later, 30 days after the enactment of any fiscal year 2009 appropriation Act), the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate a report specifying the account and amount of each rescission made pursuant to subsection (a).CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
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