S.837 - Commission on the Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brownback, Sam [R-KS] (Introduced 04/09/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/20/2003 Committee on Governmental Affairs referred to Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.837 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Commission on the Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies Act - Establishes the Commission on the Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies to: (1) evaluate executive agencies and their programs; and (2) submit to Congress a plan recommending agencies and programs that should be realigned or eliminated and proposing implementing legislation.
Introduced in Senate (04/09/2003)
Directs the President to: (1) establish a systematic method for assessing the effectiveness and accountability of agency programs; and (2) submit to the Commission assessments of not less than half of the programs that use such method. Prohibits the implementation of such method until it has been reviewed and accepted by the Commission, which shall consider such assessments submitted.
Requires the President to identify common performance measures for programs having similar functions and provide the Commission with data on such measures.