H.R.5754 - Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2014113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ryan, Paul [R-WI-1] (Introduced 11/20/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||11/20/2014 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5754 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/20/2014)
Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2014 - Establishes in the executive branch a Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking. Directs the Commission to conduct a comprehensive study of the data inventory, data infrastructure, and statistical protocols related to federal policymaking and the statistical and programmatic agencies responsible for maintaining that data to:
- determine the optimal arrangement for which administrative data on federal programs and tax expenditures and related data series may be integrated and made available to facilitate program evaluation, policy-relevant research, and cost-benefit analyses by qualified researchers and institutions;
- make recommendations on how data infrastructure and protocols should be modified to best fulfill those objectives; and
- make recommendations on how best to incorporate outcomes measurement, institutionalize randomized controlled trials, and rigorous impact analysis into program design.
Requires the Commission to consider if and how to create a clearinghouse for program and survey data.
Terminates the Commission not later than 18 months after enactment of this Act.