H.R.522 - Commission on the Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9] (Introduced 01/26/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform; Rules|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/26/2015 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, 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.522 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/26/2015)
Commission on the Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies Act
Establishes the Commission on the Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies. Requires such Commission to evaluate federal agencies and their programs each year for a six-year period to determine whether: (1) two or more agencies or programs are performing the same essential function and such function can be consolidated or streamlined; (2) any agency or program has wasted federal funds by egregious spending, mismanagement of resources and personnel, or use of funds for personal benefit or the benefit of a special interest group; and (3) any agency or program has completed its intended purpose, has become irrelevant, or has failed to meet its objectives. Requires the realignment or elimination of such agencies or programs.
Requires the Comptroller General to report to Congress on the effectiveness of the Commission. Sets forth procedures for consideration and implementation by Congress of Commission recommendations.