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H.R.472: Federal Cost Reduction Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Feb. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 28, 2013
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Bill Summary

Federal Cost Reduction Act of 2013 - Requires: (1) the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to issue recommendations for reducing or consolidating the number of federal data centers by at least 40% by the end of FY2018 and by at least 80% by the end of FY2023, and (2) executive agency heads to implement such recommendations within six months after their issuance.

Requires the Administrator of General Services (GSA) to report on: (1) recommendations to reduce long-term real estate costs and energy expenditures; and (2) federal employee parking expenses, with a plan to reduce such expenses.

Requires executive agency heads to establish a plan to reduce the volume of material printed for FY2014-FY2024 and to require duplex printing on all federal printers and copiers.

Requires the Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to submit a plan to implement federal employee cost savings proposals.

Authorizes executive agency heads to ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
Feb. 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
Feb. 5, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Feb. 4, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Feb. 4, 2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Feb. 4, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
Feb. 4, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform