H.R.1043 - Reduce Unnecessary Spending Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8] (Introduced 03/11/2011)(by request)|
|Committees:||House - Budget; Rules|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/11/2011 Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1043 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/11/2011)
Reduce Unnecessary Spending Act of 2011 - Amends the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to require the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to transmit, within 45 calendar days after enactment of the funding in question, a message to Congress with specified information requesting any rescission the President proposes under the procedures in this Act.
Prescribes requirements for timing and packaging of rescission requests.
Authorizes OMB, subject to a specified time limit, to withhold funding from obligation temporarily if the President proposes a rescission.
Prohibits the President from invoking such expedited procedures or such authority to withhold funding on more than one occasion for any Act providing funding.
Sets forth procedures for expedited congressional consideration of proposed rescissions.