H.Res.119 - Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to establish the Committee on the Elimination of Nonessential Federal Programs.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] (Introduced 03/15/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Rules|
|Latest Action:||03/15/2013 Referred to the House Committee on Rules. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.119 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/15/2013)
Amends Rule X (Organization of Committees) of the Rules of the House of Representatives to establish the House Committee on Elimination of Nonessential Federal Programs to: (1) modify or eliminate underperforming or nonessential federal programs, and (2) identify federal programs and activities that duplicate or compete with activities available from the private sector.
Requires the Committee to: (1) research, review, and study federal programs underperforming or nonessential, and determine which ones should be modified or eliminated; (2) develop recommendations to the House designed for such action; and (3) report annually to the House a detailed statement of its findings and conclusions, a list of such programs, legislation to eliminate them, and rescissions based on the findings of the report.
Prescribes expedited procedures for legislation reported by the Committee.