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115th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                 H. R. 3


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             June 11, 2018

  Received; read twice and referred concurrently to the Committee on 
 Appropriations and the Committee on the Budget, pursuant to the order 
 of January 30, 1975, as modified by the order of April 11, 1986, with 
  instructions that the Budget Committee be authorized to report its 
  views to the Appropriations Committee, and that the latter alone be 
                     authorized to report the bill

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                                 AN ACT


 
To rescind certain budget authority proposed to be rescinded in special 
 messages transmitted to the Congress by the President on May 8, 2018, 
in accordance with title X of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment 
                           Control Act 1974.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Spending Cuts to Expired and 
Unnecessary Programs Act''.

SEC. 2. RESCISSION OF BUDGET AUTHORITY.

    (a) In General.--Pursuant to the special message transmitted by the 
President on May 8, 2018, to the House of Representatives and the 
Senate proposing the rescission of budget authority under section 1012 
of part B of title X of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment 
Control Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 682 et seq.), the rescissions described 
under subsection (b) shall take effect immediately upon the date of 
enactment of this Act.
    (b) Rescissions.--The rescissions described in this subsection are 
as follows:
            (1) Of the unobligated balances identified by the Treasury 
        Appropriation Fund Symbol 12X1600, $148,000,000 are permanently 
        rescinded.
            (2) Of the unobligated balances identified by the Treasury 
        Appropriation Fund Symbol 12X1004, the following amounts are 
        permanently rescinded:
                    (A) $143,854,263 of amounts made available in 
                section 2601(a)(5) of the Agricultural Act of 2014 
                (Public Law 113-79).
                    (B) $146,650,991 of amounts made available in 
                section 2701(d) of the Food, Conservation, and Energy 
                Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-246).
                    (C) $33,261,788 of amounts made available in 
                section 2701(e) of the Food, Conservation, and Energy 
                Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-246).
                    (D) $12,960,988 of amounts made available in 
                section 2701(g) of the Food, Conservation, and Energy 
                Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-246).
                    (E) $7,447,193 of amounts made available in section 
                2510 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 
                (Public Law 110-246).
                    (F) $155,332,698 of amounts made available from the 
                Commodity Credit Corporation to carry out the wetlands 
                reserve program.
            (3) Of the unobligated balances identified by the Treasury 
        Appropriation Fund Symbol 12X1072, $50,000,000 of amounts made 
        available under the heading ``Watershed and Flood Prevention 
        Operations'' in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 
        (Public Law 115-31) are rescinded.
            (4) From amounts made available under the heading 
        ``Department of Agriculture--Rural Housing Service--Rental 
        Assistance Program'' in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 
        2017 (Public Law 115-31) that remain available until September 
        30, 2018, $40,000,000 are rescinded.
            (5) Of the unobligated balances available under the heading 
        ``Department of Agriculture--Rural Housing Service--Rural 
        Community Facilities Program Account'' in the Consolidated 
        Appropriations Act, 2017 (Public Law 115-31) and prior Acts, 
        $2,000,000 are rescinded.
            (6) Of the unobligated balances available under the heading 
        ``Department of Agriculture--Rural Business-Cooperative 
        Service--Rural Cooperative Development Grants'' in the 
        Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (Public Law 115-31) and 
        prior Acts, $14,705,229 are rescinded.
            (7) Of the amounts made available by section 9003 of the 
        Agricultural Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-79), $36,410,174 are 
        rescinded.
            (8) Of the unobligated balances available under the heading 
        ``Department of Agriculture--Rural Utilities Service--High 
        Energy Cost Grants'' in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 
        2017 (Public Law 115-31) and prior Acts, $13,275,855 are 
        rescinded.
            (9) Of the unobligated balances available under the heading 
        ``Department of Agriculture--Rural Utilities Service--Rural 
        Water and Waste Disposal Program Account'' in the Consolidated 
        Appropriations Act, 2017 (Public Law 115-31) and prior Acts, 
        $37,000,000 are rescinded. No amounts may be rescinded under 
        this paragraph from amounts that were designated by the 
        Congress as an emergency or disaster relief requirement 
        pursuant to the concurrent resolution on the budget or the 
        Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
            (10) Of the unobligated balances available under the 
        heading ``Department of Agriculture--Forest Service--Land 
        Acquisition'' in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 
        (Public Law 115-31) and prior Acts that were derived from the 
        Land and Water Conservation Fund, $16,000,000 are permanently 
        rescinded.
            (11) Of the unobligated balances available under the 
        heading ``Department of Commerce--Economic Development 
        Administration--Economic Development Assistance Programs'' from 
        prior year appropriations, $30,000,000 are rescinded.
            (12) Any unobligated balances of amounts provided by 
        section 129 of the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, 
        and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009 (Public Law 110-329) 
        for the cost of direct loans as authorized by section 136(d) of 
        the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (Public Law 
        110-140) are rescinded.
            (13) Of the unobligated balances made available by section 
        1425 of the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing 
        Appropriations Act, 2011 (Public Law 112-10) for the cost of 
        loan guarantees for renewable energy or efficient end-use 
        energy technologies under section 1703 of the Energy Policy Act 
        of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 15513), $160,682,760 are rescinded.
            (14) Any unobligated balances of amounts made available 
        under the heading ``Department of Energy--Energy Programs--
        Title 17--Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Program'' in the 
        American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-
        5) for the cost of guaranteed loans authorized by section 1705 
        of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 are rescinded.
            (15) Of the unobligated balances available from section 
        301(b)(3) of Public Law 114-10 and pursuant to section 
        2104(m)(2)(B)(iv) of the Social Security Act, $5,149,512,000 
        are rescinded.
            (16) Of the amounts made available in section 
        1115A(f)(1)(B) of the Social Security Act, $800,000,000 are 
        rescinded.
            (17) Of the amounts deposited in the Child Enrollment 
        Contingency Fund for fiscal year 2018 under section 2104(n)(2) 
        of the Social Security Act, $1,865,000,000 are permanently 
        rescinded.
            (18) Of the unobligated balances available in the 
        Nonrecurring Expenses Fund established in section 223 of 
        division G of Public Law 110-161, $220,000,000 are rescinded.
            (19) Of the unobligated balances available under the 
        heading ``Department of Housing and Urban Development--Public 
        Indian Housing Programs--Public Housing Capital Fund'' in the 
        Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 
        (Public Law 113-235), $1,192,287 are rescinded.
            (20) Of the unobligated balances available under the 
        heading ``Department of Housing and Urban Development--Public 
        Indian Housing Programs--Public Housing Capital Fund'' in the 
        Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law 114-113), 
        $5,243,222 are rescinded.
            (21) Of the unobligated balances available under the 
        heading ``Department of Housing and Urban Development--Public 
        Indian Housing Programs--Public Housing Capital Fund'' in the 
        Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (Public Law 115-31), 
        $31,980,121 are rescinded.
            (22) Of the unobligated balances available until expended 
        under the heading ``Department of Housing and Urban 
        Development--Public Indian Housing Programs--Public Housing 
        Capital Fund'', including from prior year appropriations, 
        $518,885 are permanently rescinded.
            (23) Of the unobligated balances available under the 
        heading ``Department of Justice--Legal Activities--Asset 
        Forfeiture Fund'', including from prior year appropriations, 
        $106,000,000 are permanently rescinded.
            (24) Any unobligated balances of amounts made available in 
        section 1899K(b) of division B of the American Recovery and 
        Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5) are rescinded.
            (25) Of the unobligated balances available under the 
        heading ``Department of State--Complex Crises Fund'' in the 
        Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (Public Law 115-31) and 
        the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (114-113), 
        $30,000,000 are rescinded.
            (26) From amounts made available under the heading 
        ``Millennium Challenge Corporation'' in the Consolidated 
        Appropriations Act, 2017 (Public Law 115-31) and prior Acts, 
        $52,000,000 are rescinded.
            (29) Of the unobligated balances available under the 
        heading ``Department of Transportation--Federal Highway 
        Administration--Appalachian Development Highway System'' in the 
        Department of Transportation and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations Act, 1998 (Public Law 105-66) or any other Act, 
        $45,240,246 are rescinded.
            (31) Of the unobligated balances available under the 
        heading ``Department of Transportation--Federal Railroad 
        Administration--Capital Assistance for High Speed Rail 
        Corridors and Intercity Passenger Rail Service'' in the 
        Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (Public Law 111-117) 
        $53,404,128 are rescinded.
            (32) Of the unobligated balances available for Transit 
        Formula Grants from fiscal year 2005 and prior fiscal years, 
        $46,560,000 are permanently rescinded.
            (33) Of the unobligated balances available in the Treasury 
        Forfeiture Fund established by the Treasury Forfeiture Fund Act 
        of 1992 (31 U.S.C. 9705), $53,000,000 are permanently 
        rescinded.
            (34) Of the unobligated balances available under the 
        heading ``Department of the Treasury--Departmental Offices--
        Community Development Financial Institution Fund Program'' for 
        the Bank Enterprise Award Program from the Consolidated 
        Appropriations Act, 2017 (Public Law 115-31) $22,787,358 are 
        rescinded.
            (35) From amounts made available to the Capital Magnet Fund 
        for fiscal year 2018 pursuant to sections 1337 and 1339 of the 
        Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (12 U.S.C. 4567 and 
        4569) $141,716,839 are permanently rescinded.
            (37) Of the unobligated balances available in the 
        ``National Service Trust'' established in section 102 of the 
        National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993, $150,000,000 
        are permanently rescinded.
            (38) Of the amounts made available in section 9 of the 
        Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 
        (Public Law 111-92), $132,612,397 are rescinded.

            Passed the House of Representatives June 7, 2018.

            Attest:

                                                 KAREN L. HAAS,

                                                                 Clerk.