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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Audit the Pentagon Act of 2015

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To reduce by one-half of one percent the discretionary budget authority of any Federal agency for a fiscal year if the financial statement of the agency for the previous fiscal year does not receive a qualified or unqualified audit opinion by an external independent auditor, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

02/12/2015 Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

02/12/2015 Referred to House Armed Services
Action By: House of Representatives
02/12/2015 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Action By: House of Representatives
02/12/2015 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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
02/12/2015 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Oversight and Government Reform02/12/2015 Referred to
House Armed Services02/12/2015 Referred to

Related Bills (0)

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Subjects (10)

  • Accounting and auditing
  • Budget deficits and national debt
  • Congressional oversight
  • Defense spending
  • Department of Defense
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Government information and archives
  • Military medicine
  • Military personnel and dependents

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (02/12/2015)

Audit the Pentagon Act of 2015

This bill reduces discretionary spending by 0.5% for federal agencies that have either not submitted a financial statement for a fiscal year or have submitted a financial statement that has not received an unqualified or a qualified audit opinion by an independent external auditor.

The bill excludes specified Department of Defense (DOD) accounts for personnel and the Defense Health Program from the reductions.

The President may waive the reductions for any account by certifying that the cuts would harm national security or members of the Armed Forces who are in combat.

The bill establishes reporting requirements for the Office of Management and Budget and DOD.