S 162

Calendar No. 1

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 162

To cut $500,000,000,000 in spending in fiscal year 2011.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 25 (legislative day, January 5), 2011

Mr. PAUL introduced the following bill; which was read the first time

January 26, 2011

Read the second time and placed on the calendar


A BILL

To cut $500,000,000,000 in spending in fiscal year 2011.

    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 `Cut Federal Spending Act of 2011'.

SEC. 2. LEGISLATIVE BRANCH.

    (a) In General- Amounts made available for fiscal year 2011 for the legislative branch are reduced by $1,283,000,000.

    (b) Government Printing Office- The Government Printing Office is defunded effective on the date of enactment of this Act.

SEC. 3. JUDICIAL BRANCH.

    Amounts made available to the judicial branch for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $2,434,000,000.

SEC. 4. AGRICULTURE.

    (a) In General- Including reductions made by subsection (b), amounts made available to the Department of Agriculture for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $42,542,000,000.

    (b) Specific Reductions-

      (1) DEFUNDING- The following agencies are defunded effective on the date of enactment of this Act:

        (A) The Agriculture Research Service.

        (B) The National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

        (C) The Resources Conservation Service.

        (D) The Foreign Agricultural Service.

      (2) REDUCTION- Amounts made available to the Forest Service for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $1,178,000,000.

SEC. 5. COMMERCE.

    (a) In General- Including reductions made by subsection (b), amounts made available to the Department of Commerce for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $5,322,000,000.

    (b) Reduction- Amounts made available to the National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $857,000,000.

SEC. 6. DEFENSE.

    (a) Reduction-

      (1) MILITARY PERSONNEL- Amounts made available to military personnel for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $14,000,000,000.

      (2) PROCUREMENT- Amounts made available for procurement for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $13,300,000,000.

      (3) OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE- Amounts made available to the Operations and Maintenance for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $22,430,000,000.

      (4) RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT- Amounts made available to the Research and Development for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $8,000,000,000.

      (5) WAR FUNDING- Amounts made available to the War funding/Overseas Contingency for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $16,000,000,000.

    (b) Transfers- Transfers are as follows:

      (1) Transfer all Department of Energy accounts to the Department of Defense (DOE capped at $17,120,000,000).

      (2) Transfer the United States Coast Guard accounts from the Department of Homeland Security to the Department of Defense.

SEC. 7. EDUCATION.

    All Department of Education programs are defunded effective on the date of enactment of this Act, except for the Pell grant program which shall be capped at $16,256,000,000.

SEC. 8. ENERGY.

    (a) In General- Amounts made available to the Department of Energy for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $27,270,000,000.

    (b) Transfer- Effective on the date of enactment of this Act, remaining funds and accounts for the Department of Energy are transferred to the Department of Defense.

SEC. 9. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.

    (a) In General- Including reductions made by subsection (b), amounts not otherwise required by law made available to the Department of Health and Human Services for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $26,510,000,000.

    (b) Specific Reductions-

      (1) FDA- Amounts made available to the Food and Drug Administration for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $230,000,000.

      (2) HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION- Amounts made available to the Health Resources and Services Administration for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $1,410,000,000.

      (3) INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE- Amounts made available to the Indian Health Service for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $650,000,000.

      (4) CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION- Amounts made available to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $1,165,000,000.

      (5) NIH- Amounts made available to the National Institute of Health for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $5,825,000,000.

      (6) SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE ADMINISTRATION- Amounts made available to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $626,000,000.

SEC. 10. HOMELAND SECURITY.

    (a) In General- Including reductions made by subsection (b), amounts made available to the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $23,765,000,000.

    (b) Reductions-

      (1) TRANSFER- The United States Coast Guard's funds and accounts are transferred to the Department of Defense.

      (2) REDUCTION- Amounts made available to the Transportation Security Administration for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $901,000,000.

SEC. 11. HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.

    (a) Defunding- Except as provided in subsection (b), all accounts and programs of the Department of Housing and Urban Development are defunded effective on the date of enactment of this Act.

    (b) Transfer- Effective on the date of enactment of this Act, Veteran housing programs administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development are transferred to Department of Veterans' Affairs.

SEC. 12. INTERIOR.

    (a) In General- Including reductions made by subsection (b), amounts made available to the Department of Interior for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $10,934,000,000.

    (b) Reductions-

      (1) LAND AND MINERAL MANAGEMENT- Amounts made available to the Land and Mineral Management for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $2,311,000,000.

      (2) BUREAU OF RECLAMATION- The Bureau of Reclamation is defunded effective on the date of enactment of this Act.

      (3) UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY- Amounts made available to the United States Geological Survey for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $198,000,000.

      (4) PARK SERVICE REDUCTION- Amounts made available to the national Park Service for fiscal year 2011 are reduced by $849,000,000.

      (5) REPEAL- All accounts and programs of the Bureau of Indian Affairs are defunded effective on the date of enactment of this Act.

SEC. 13. JUSTICE.

    (a) In General- Including reductions made by subsection (b), amounts made available to the Department of Justice for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $9,057,000,000.

    (b) Repeal- All accounts and programs of the Office of Justice Programs are defunded effective on the date of enactment of this Act.

SEC. 14. LABOR.

    (a) In General- Except as provided in subsection (b), amounts made available to the Department of Labor for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $2,803,000,000.

    (b) Exemptions- The following are exempt from the reductions required by subsection (a):

      (1) The Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

      (2) The Mine Safety and Health Administration.

      (3) The Employment and Training Administration (including all unemployment compensation).

SEC. 15. STATE.

    (a) In General- Including reductions made by subsection (b), amounts made available to the Department of State for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $20,321,000,000.

    (b) Specific Reductions- The following agencies are defunded effective on the date of enactment of this Act:

      (1) International Organizations and Conferences.

      (2) International Commissions.

SEC. 16. TRANSPORTATION.

    (a) In General- Including reductions made by subsection (b), amounts made available to the Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $42,810,000,000.

    (b) Repeal- Effective on the date of enactment of this Act all Amtrak Federal subsidies are terminated.

SEC. 17. VETERANS' AFFAIRS.

    The Department of Veterans' Affairs shall not be subject to funding cuts in fiscal year 2011.

SEC. 18. CORPS OF ENGINEERS.

    Amounts made available to the Corps of Engineers for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $1,854,000,000.

SEC. 19. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY.

    Amounts made available to the Environmental Protection Agency for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $3,238,000,000.

SEC. 20. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION.

    Amounts made available to the General Service Administration for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $1,936,000,000.

SEC. 21. NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION.

    Amounts made available to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $4,488,000,000.

SEC. 22. NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION.

    Amounts made available to the National Science Foundation for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $4,723,000,000.

SEC. 23. OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT.

    Amounts made available to the Office of Personnel Management for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $9,070,000,000.

SEC. 24. SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION.

    The Social Security Administration shall not be subject to funding cuts in fiscal year 2011.

SEC. 25. REPEAL OF INDEPENDENT AGENCIES.

    The following agencies are defunded effective on the date of enactment of this Act:

      (1) Affordable Housing Program.

      (2) Commission on Fine Arts.

      (3) Consumer Product Safety Commission.

      (4) Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

      (5) National Endowment for the Arts.

      (6) National Endowment for the Humanities.

      (7) State Justice Institute.

SEC. 26. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION.

    Amounts made available to the Federal Communication Commission for fiscal year 2011 are reduced on a pro rata basis by the amount required to bring total reduction to $2,150,000,000.

SEC. 27. MISCELLANEOUS BUDGET SAVINGS.

    The following programs shall be implemented or repealed in fiscal year 2011 with the savings provided:

      (1) Collect delinquent taxes from Federal Employees, $3,000,000,000.

      (2) Freeze Federal Government employee pay, $2,000,000,000.

      (3) Reduce Federal Government travel, $7,500,000,000.

      (4) Davis- Bacon is repealed, $6,000,000,000.

      (5) Prohibit union labor project agreements, $2,000,000,000.

      (6) The Troubled Assets Relief Program is repealed, $4,481,000,000.

      (7) Unused Federal assets shall be sold, $19,000,000,000.

      (8) Reduce Federal vehicle budget, $600,000,000.

Calendar No. 1

112th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 162

A BILL

To cut $500,000,000,000 in spending in fiscal year 2011.


January 26, 2011

Read the second time and placed on the calendar

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