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Official Title as Introduced

To reduce Federal spending in several programs.


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Date
07/31/1997Introduced in House

All Actions (27)

Date
08/29/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, Training and Life-Long Learning.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
08/28/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Procurement.
Action By: Committee on National Security
08/28/1997Executive Comment Requested from DOD.
08/15/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Risk Management and Specialty Crops.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
08/15/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
08/15/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
08/15/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Forestry, Resource Conservation and Research.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
08/15/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Nutrition and Foreign Agriculture.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
08/14/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Buildings and Economic Development.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
08/14/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
08/14/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
08/11/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Water and Power.
Action By: Committee on Resources
08/11/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health.
Action By: Committee on Resources
08/08/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman.
Action By: Committee on Commerce
08/08/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman.
Action By: Committee on Commerce
08/08/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics.
Action By: Committee on Science
07/31/1997Referred to House Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/1997Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/1997Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/1997Referred to House Resources
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/1997Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/1997Referred to House Agriculture
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/1997Referred to House Science
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/1997Referred to House International Relations
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/1997Referred to House National Security
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/1997Referred to the Committee on National Security, and in addition to the Committees on International Relations, Science, Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, Resources, Education and the Workforce, Veterans' Affairs, and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/1997Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (0)

No cosponsors.


Committees (9)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House National Security07/31/1997 Referred to
House National Security Subcommittee on Military Procurement08/28/1997 Referred to
House International Relations07/31/1997 Referred to
House Science07/31/1997 Referred to
House Science Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics08/08/1997 Referred to
House Agriculture07/31/1997 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Nutrition and Foreign Agriculture08/15/1997 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Forestry, Resource Conservation and Research08/15/1997 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities08/15/1997 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry08/15/1997 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Risk Management and Specialty Crops08/15/1997 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure07/31/1997 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Public Buildings and Economic Development08/14/1997 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment08/14/1997 Referred to
House Resources07/31/1997 Referred to
House Resources Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health08/11/1997 Referred to
House Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power08/11/1997 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce07/31/1997 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, Training and Life-Long Learning08/29/1997 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs07/31/1997 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health08/14/1997 Referred to
House Commerce07/31/1997 Referred to
House Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power08/08/1997 Referred to
House Commerce Subcommittee on Health and Environment08/08/1997 Referred to

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Subjects (94)


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Introduced in House (07/31/1997)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Defense

Title II: Other Discretionary Accounts

Title III: Entitlements

Title I: Defense - Directs the Secretary of Defense to reduce: (1) by FY 2003 the Department of Defense (DOD) strategic nuclear force to include a maximum of 300 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles; and (2) DOD theater missile defense programs by terminating the Navy sea-based area theater missile defense system, the Army Medium Extended Air Defense System, the Air Force airborne laser for destruction of missiles system, and the Space and Missile Tracking System.

(Sec. 102) Prohibits funds from being appropriated to DOD for fiscal years after 1997 for the production of Trident II (D-5) missiles for the Navy. Requires the Secretary to retire eight Trident I submarines during FY 2000 through 2003.

(Sec. 103) Prohibits funds from being appropriated to DOD for fiscal years after 1997 for: (1) assistance to Israel for development of the Arrow missile; and (2) research, development, test, and evaluation or for procurement for the Marine Corps V-22 Osprey aircraft program.

(Sec. 105) Requires the Secretary to retire 20 Air Force KC-135E aircraft during each of FY 1998 through 2002.

(Sec. 106) Directs the Secretary to assign to a unit of the armed forces members who are: (1) in transit during a scheduled move from one military installation to another; and (2) undergoing military training other than basic training.

(Sec. 107) Requires the Secretary to increase the surcharge on sale prices of goods and services sold in commissary stores so that commissary prices are increased by at least ten percent.

(Sec. 108) Amends the Arms Export Control Act to provide that any sale of major defense equipment approved under such Act shall include an appropriate charge for costs incurred by the United States in the research, development, and production of such equipment. Provides an exception. Repeals a provision of such Act which allows for the recovery of certain administrative expenses when such expenses are neither salaries of U.S. armed forces nor represent unfunded estimated costs of civilian retirement and other benefits.

Title II: Other Discretionary Accounts - Requires the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to terminate U.S. participation in the International Space Station program. Authorizes appropriations for termination costs.

(Sec. 202) Amends the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to require the interest rates on loans and advances under such Act to equal the coupon equivalent yield on Treasury obligations of comparable maturity at the most recent Treasury auction of such obligations. Provides for loan origination fees from borrowers of loans made under such Act.

Eliminates references to existing interest rates under such Act.

(Sec. 203) Amends the National Forest Management Act of 1976 to eliminate below-cost timber sales from National Forest System lands.

(Sec. 204) Repeals provisions of the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 regarding the foreign market development cooperator program.

(Sec. 205) Repeals provisions of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 regarding the Cochran Fellowship Program.

(Sec. 206) Prohibits the NASA Administrator from obligating funds for the Advanced Subsonic Technology Program, High-Speed Research, or the National Aeronautics Facility.

(Sec. 207) Repeals the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 effective September 30, 1997.

(Sec. 208) Amends the Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933 to prohibit the authorization of appropriations to carry out such Act after September 30, 1997.

Title III: Entitlements - Requires, for any arrangement for the sale of electric power entered into by a Federal Power Marketing Administration after October 1, 1997, that: (1) the rate for the sale of power be the market rate established by competitive bidding and no discount be provided to any purchaser; and (2) no entity be entitled to any preference or priority right to contract for or purchase such power.

Makes certain provisions of the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act regarding a residential power exchange program inapplicable to arrangements for the purchase or sale of electric power entered into after October 1, 1997.

Prohibits Federal Power Marketing Administrations from entering into or renewing a power marketing contract for a term that exceeds five years.

(Sec. 302) Repeals provisions of the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 regarding a market access program.

(Sec. 303) Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to extend and increase tobacco price support program marketing assessments on producers, purchasers, and importers.

(Sec. 304) Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the payment of in-school interest by certain student loan borrowers.

(Sec. 305) Amends Federal veterans' provisions to increase from $2 to $5 the prescription drug copayment required from certain veterans. Extends such requirement through FY 2002.