S.1297: Government Transformation 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 Mark Steven Kirk, R-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced July 16, 2013
Latest Major Action July 16, 2013
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Bill Summary

Government Transformation Act of 2013 - Establishes the Government Transformation Commission as an independent commission. Directs the Commission to:

  • make specific and actionable recommendations to congressional committees for legislative changes, including opportunities to increase efficiency and reduce government costs, proposals to reduce government expenditures and indebtedness and improve personnel management, and proposals to make the federal government more economical, efficient, and effective;
  • make recommendations to the President for the elimination, consolidation, or improvement of federal programs and for reinvestment and opportunities for innovation in federal agencies;
  • provide advice and recommendations to federal agencies to make programs more economical, efficient, and effective, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to improve and report on agency performance plans, and to Congress, OMB, and federal agencies on the design a...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 16, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.