H.Res.1579 - Establishing an earmark moratorium for fiscal year 2011.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI-9] (Introduced 07/29/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Rules|
|Latest Action:||07/29/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Rules. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.1579 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/29/2010)
Makes it out of order in the House to consider legislation reported or not reported by any committee, or any amendment or conference report, that includes a congressional earmark or limited tax benefit.
Applies such prohibition only to legislation providing or authorizing discretionary budget authority, credit authority, or other spending authority, or providing a federal tax deduction, credit, or exclusion in FY2011.
Excludes from such prohibition any authorization of appropriations to a federal entity which is not specifically targeted to a state, locality, or congressional district.
Prohibits the House Committee on Rules from reporting a rule or order that would waive such point of order.