H.R.4907 - TRUST Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8] (Introduced 10/29/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Reform; Rules; Budget|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/29/2019 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and the Budget, 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.4907 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/29/2019)
Time to Rescue United States Trusts Act or the TRUST Act
This bill establishes congressional rescue committees to develop recommendations and legislation to improve critical social contract programs.
A critical social contract program is a federal program
- for which a federal trust fund is established (e.g., Social Security, Medicare, and federal highway programs),
- with outlays of at least $20 billion during the year preceding the year in which this bill is enacted, and
- for which the amount of dedicated federal funds and federal trust fund balances will be inadequate to meet the total amount of outlays of the program that would otherwise be made.
Each rescue committee may develop recommendations and legislation to improve the program for which it was established, including by (1) increasing the duration of positive balances of the federal trust fund established for the program, and (2) providing for the solvency of the federal trust fund established for the program during a 75-year period.
Congress must use specified expedited legislative procedures to consider legislation that is approved and submitted by the rescue committees.