S.102 - Reduce Unnecessary Spending Act of 2011

A bill to provide an optional fast-track procedure the President may use when submitting rescission requests, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to provide an optional fast-track procedure the President may use when submitting rescission requests, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Reduce Unnecessary Spending Act of 2011 as introduced.

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John McCain

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Official Summary

Reduce Unnecessary Spending Act of 2011 - Amends the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to require the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to transmit, within 45 calendar days after enactment of the funding in question, a message to Congress with specified information requesting any rescissi

Official Summary

Reduce Unnecessary Spending Act of 2011 - Amends the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to require the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to transmit, within 45 calendar days after enactment of the funding in question, a message to Congress with specified information requesting any rescission the President proposes under the procedures in this Act. Prescribes requirements for timing and packaging of rescission requests. Authorizes OMB, subject to a specified time limit, to withhold funding from obligation temporarily if the President proposes a rescission. Prohibits the President from invoking such expedited procedures or such authority to withhold funding on more than one occasion for any Act providing funding. Sets forth procedures for expedited congressional consideration of proposed rescissions.

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