S.1282 - A bill to establish a Commission on Congressional Budgetary Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brownback, Sam [R-KS] (Introduced 06/17/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/17/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.|
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Summary: S.1282 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/17/2009)
Establishes the Commission on Congressional Budgetary Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies. Directs the President to designate two Commission co-chairpersons.
Requires the Commission to: (1) establish a systematic method for assessing the effectiveness and accountability of agency programs; (2) divide such programs into four equal budgetary parts; (3) evaluate executive agencies and their programs identified in each unit identified in the assessment; and (4) submit to Congress each of the next four years a plan recommending agencies and programs that should be realigned or eliminated and proposing implementing legislation. Provides for expedited consideration of such legislation.