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Titles (5)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Spending Reduction Act of 2011

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Davis-Bacon Repeal Act
  • GSE Bailout Elimination and Taxpayer Protection Act
  • Priorities in Education Spending Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To reduce Federal spending by $2.5 trillion through fiscal year 2021.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/24/2011 Introduced in House

All Actions (23)

Date
03/23/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises.
Action By: Committee on Financial Services
03/23/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology.
Action By: Committee on Financial Services
03/03/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
03/03/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
02/09/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
02/08/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and Labor Policy .
Action By: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
01/25/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
01/24/2011 Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to House Judiciary
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to House Financial Services
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to House Administration
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to House Agriculture
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to House Appropriations
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to House Rules
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to House Budget
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to House Natural Resources
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, Transportation and Infrastructure, the Budget, Rules, Appropriations, Agriculture, House Administration, Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Financial Services, the Judiciary, and Science, Space, and Technology, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2011 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (14)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Oversight and Government Reform01/24/2011 Referred to
House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and Labor Policy02/08/2011 Referred to
House Natural Resources01/24/2011 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure01/24/2011 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management01/25/2011 Referred to
House Budget01/24/2011 Referred to
House Rules01/24/2011 Referred to
House Appropriations01/24/2011 Referred to
House Agriculture01/24/2011 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management03/03/2011 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture03/03/2011 Referred to
House Administration01/24/2011 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce01/24/2011 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce01/24/2011 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health02/09/2011 Referred to
House Ways and Means01/24/2011 Referred to
House Financial Services01/24/2011 Referred to
House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology03/23/2011 Referred to
House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises03/23/2011 Referred to
House Judiciary01/24/2011 Referred to
House Science, Space, and Technology01/24/2011 Referred to

Related Bills (6)

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Subjects (106)

  • Advanced technology and technological innovations
  • Agricultural marketing and promotion
  • Agricultural practices and innovations
  • Agricultural prices, subsidies, credit
  • Alaska Natives and Hawaiians
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Appalachian Regional Commission
  • Appropriations
  • Art, artists, authorship
  • Aviation and airports
  • Bankruptcy
  • Books and print media
  • Budget deficits and national debt
  • Child health
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Climate change and greenhouse gases
  • Comprehensive health care
  • Congressional oversight
  • Corporation for National and Community Service
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Cultural exchanges and relations
  • District of Columbia
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Education of the disadvantaged
  • Education programs funding
  • Educational technology and distance education
  • Egypt
  • Elections, voting, political campaign regulation
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Employment and training programs
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Energy research
  • Europe
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Family planning and birth control
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Foreign language and bilingual programs
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government corporations and government-sponsored enterprises
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Government trust funds
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Higher education
  • Historic sites and heritage areas
  • Historical and cultural resources
  • Housing and community development funding
  • Housing finance and home ownership
  • Humanities programs funding
  • Hybrid, electric, and advanced technology vehicles
  • Inflation and prices
  • International organizations and cooperation
  • Ireland
  • Land transfers
  • Language arts
  • Law enforcement administration and funding
  • Lawyers and legal services
  • Legal Services Corporation
  • Legislative rules and procedure
  • Libraries and archives
  • Manufacturing
  • Massachusetts
  • Medicaid
  • Medical education
  • Members of Congress
  • Mental health
  • Middle East
  • Minority education
  • Monuments and memorials
  • National and community service
  • News media and reporting
  • Northern Ireland
  • Physical fitness and lifestyle
  • Preschool education
  • Presidential administrations
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Public housing
  • Public transit
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Railroads
  • Research administration and funding
  • Residential rehabilitation and home repair
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Science and engineering education
  • Seashores and lakeshores
  • State and local finance
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Tariffs
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • Technology transfer and commercialization
  • Television and film
  • Trade and Development Agency
  • Transportation costs
  • Transportation programs funding
  • U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • U.S. history
  • User charges and fees
  • Veterinary medicine and animal diseases
  • Vocational and technical education
  • Wages and earnings
  • Water resources funding
  • Women's education

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (01/24/2011)

Spending Reduction Act of 2011 - Amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 (CAA of 2011) to reduce FY2011 appropriations for nonsecurity discretionary spending to FY2008 levels.

Requires funding at the lower amount of any project or activity whose FY2008 level is higher than the amount provided in appropriations Acts for FY2010.

Continues discretionary spending at the current rate for operations specified in the security-related appropriations Acts for FY2010 listed in the CAA of 2011, including the rate specified in Division E of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010.

Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985(Gramm-Rudman-Hollings) to: (1) modify the formula used to estimate the baseline, (2) eliminate automatic increases for inflation, and (3) extend through FY2021 the spending limits (spending caps) for the nondefense discretionary category in new budget authority.

Rescinds all unobligated balances of the discretionary appropriations made available by division A of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

Repeals ARRA stimulus authority with respect to: (1) assistance for unemployed workers and struggling families, (2) premium assistance for Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) benefits, (3) Medicare and Medicaid health information technology, (4) state fiscal relief, (5) broadband communications, and (6) limits on executive compensation.

Amends the CAA of 2011 to extend the federal employee pay freeze through calendar year 2015.

Limits the number of civilian employees in the executive branch.

Makes persons having serious delinquent tax debts ineligible for federal employment.

Bars the obligation or expenditure of funds for specified programs or purposes, including the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Amends the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to terminate the national organic certification cost-share program.

Prohibits: (1) unauthorized payments to the District of Columbia, or (2) payment of gratuities to survivors of Members of Congress.

Davis-Bacon Repeal Act - Repeals the Davis-Bacon Act (which requires that the locally prevailing wage rate be paid to various classes of laborers and mechanics working under federally-financed or federally-assisted contracts for construction, alteration, and repair of public buildings or public works).

Priorities in Education Spending Act - Repeals provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to prioritize educational spending with respect to specified elementary and secondary programs.

Amends the ARRA to repeal the temporary increase of Medicaid FMAP.

Bans the construction or leasing of new federal buildings in the District of Columbia until January 2013, unless it is in the interest of national security.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to terminate the Presidential Election Campaign Fund.

Amends the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to repeal the sugar loan program, and the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to repeal the feedstock flexibility program for bioenergy producers.

Amends the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to repeal authority for sugar marketing allotments, the Agricultural Act of 1949 to repeal the sugar price support program, and the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 to repeal the market access program.

Amends the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to terminate the availability of marketing assistance loans and loan deficiency payments for mohair producers.

Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to conduct a Federal Real Property Disposal Pilot Program for the expedited disposal of real property not meeting federal government needs.

GSE Bailout Elimination and Taxpayer Protection Act - Requires the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to: (1) terminate the conservatorship of the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and/or the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) if such government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) is found financially viable, or (2) appoint the FHFA immediately as receiver of either GSE if it is found not to be financially viable.

Prescribes requirements to: (1) limit government printing costs, (2) deposit Internal Revenue Service users fees in the Treasury as general receipts, (3) limit government travel costs, and (4) reduce federal vehicle costs.

Repeals specified federal laws that prohibit public-private competitions for conversion to contractor performance of functions performed by federal employees pursuant to OMB Circular A-76.

Deauthorizes appropriations to carry out the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HCERA), or any amendments made by them.

Rescinds the unobligated balance of HCERA funds made available for the Health Insurance Reform Implementation Fund.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require every individual, regardless of income tax liability for the taxable year, to designate a specified overpayment amount to reduce the federal deficit.

Amends the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act to require a taxpayer-generated sequestration of federal spending to reduce the deficit.

Amends the CAA of 2011 to prohibit the use of appropriations or funds made available or authority granted pursuant to this Act to carry out any program under, promulgate any regulation pursuant to, or defend against any lawsuit challenging any provision of the PPACA or the HCERA or any amendment made by them.