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S.RES.110: Preventing Duplicative and Overlapping Government Programs Resolution

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
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Sponsor Tom Coburn, R-Okla.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 24, 2013
Latest Major Action April 24, 2013
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Bill Summary

Preventing Duplicative and Overlapping Government Programs Resolution - Amends Rule XXVI (Committee Procedures) of the Standing Rules of the Senate to require the report accompanying each public bill or joint resolution reported by any committee to contain: (1) an analysis by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) to determine if the bill or joint resolution creates any new federal program, office, or initiative that would duplicate or overlap any existing federal entity with similar mission, purpose, goals, or activities, along with a listing of all such overlapping or duplication; and (2) an explanation provided by the committee as to why the creation of each new program, office, or initiative is necessary if a similar program, office, or initiative exists.

Amends Rule XVII (References to Committees; Motions to Discharge; Reports of Committees; and Hearings Available) of the Standing Rules of the Senate to make it out of order in the Senate to consider such a measure u...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 24, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2965)