Summary: S.475 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/03/2011)

Enacting President Obama's Recommendations for Program Termination Act - Prohibits federal expenditures for specified programs in: (1) the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), (2) the Department of Education, (3) the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), (4) the Department of Labor, (5) the Department of Defense (DOE), (6) the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), (7) the Department of Agriculture, (8) the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), (9) the Department of Energy (DOE), (10) the Department of Justice (DOJ), (11) the Department of the Interior, and (12) the Department of Commerce.

Prohibits federal expenditures for: (1) the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation, (2) the Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory of the National Science Foundation (NSF), (3) Election Reform Grants of the Election Assistance Commission (EAC), (4) the NSF STEM Fellows in K-12 Education, (5) the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation, (6) the NSF STEM Distributed Learning (Digital Library), (7) NSF Grants to Broad Participation in Biology, (8) the Revenue Forgone from Reduced Rate Mail of the Postal Service, (9) NSF Synchrotron Radiation Center, and (10) the Water and Wastewater Treatment of the Corps of Engineer.

Provides that any funds appropriated to or unobligated by such programs shall be rescinded and returned to the Treasury.

Deems any authorization in law for such programs to be repealed.