H.R.7071 - Federal Agency Program Realignment and Closure Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sullivan, John [R-OK-1] (Introduced 09/25/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform; Rules|
|Latest Action:||09/27/2008 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E2076) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.7071 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/25/2008)
Federal Agency Program Realignment and Closure Act - Establishes the Federal Agency Program Realignment and Closure Commission to: (1) evaluate each executive agency and its programs; and (2) submit to the President and Congress a list of the agencies and programs it recommends eliminating or realigning.
Requires the Commission to recommend that an agency or program be: (1) realigned where a function performed by two or more agencies or programs can be consolidated; (2) eliminated if it performs a function that is also provided by a state or that would be more efficient if performed at the state level; or (3) eliminated if it performs a function that can be more efficently performed by a private entity.