31 U.S. Code § 1113 - Congressional information

(a)
(1) When requested by a committee of Congress having jurisdiction over receipts or appropriations, the President shall provide the committee with assistance and information.
(2) When requested by a committee of Congress, additional information related to the amount of an appropriation originally requested by an Office of Inspector General shall be submitted to the committee.
(b) When requested by a committee of Congress, by the Comptroller General, or by the Director of the Congressional Budget Office, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and the head of each executive agency shall—
(1) provide information on the location and kind of available fiscal, budget, and program information;
(2) to the extent practicable, prepare summary tables of that fiscal, budget, and program information and related information the committee, the Comptroller General, or the Director of the Congressional Budget Office considers necessary; and
(3) provide a program evaluation carried out or commissioned by an executive agency.
(c) In cooperation with the Director of the Congressional Budget Office, the Secretary, and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the Comptroller General shall—
(1) establish and maintain a current directory of sources of, and information systems for, fiscal, budget, and program information and a brief description of the contents of each source and system;
(2) when requested, provide assistance to committees of Congress and members of Congress in obtaining information from the sources in the directory; and
(3) when requested, provide assistance to committees and, to the extent practicable, to members of Congress in evaluating the information obtained from the sources in the directory.
(d) To the extent they consider necessary, the Comptroller General and the Director of the Congressional Budget Office individually or jointly shall establish and maintain a file of information to meet recurring needs of Congress for fiscal, budget, and program information to carry out this section and sections 717 and 1112 of this title. The file shall include information on budget requests, congressional authorizations to obligate and expend, apportionment and reserve actions, and obligations and expenditures. The Comptroller General and the Director shall maintain the file and an index to the file so that it is easier for the committees and agencies of Congress to use the file and index through data processing and communications techniques.
(e)
(1) The Comptroller General shall—
(A) carry out a continuing program to identify the needs of committees and members of Congress for fiscal, budget, and program information to carry out this section and section 1112 of this title;
(B) assist committees of Congress in developing their information needs;
(C) monitor recurring reporting requirements of Congress and committees; and
(D) make recommendations to Congress and committees for changes and improvements in those reporting requirements to meet information needs identified by the Comptroller General, to improve their usefulness to congressional users, and to eliminate unnecessary reporting.
(2) Before September 2 of each year, the Comptroller General shall report to Congress on—
(A) the needs identified under paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection;
(B) the relationship of those needs to existing reporting requirements;
(C) the extent to which reporting by the executive branch of the United States Government currently meets the identified needs;
(D) the changes to standard classifications necessary to meet congressional needs;
(E) activities, progress, and results of the program of the Comptroller General under paragraph (1)(B)–(D) of this subsection; and
(F) progress of the executive branch in the prior year.
(3) Before March 2 of each year, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Secretary shall report to Congress on plans for meeting the needs identified under paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection, including—
(A) plans for carrying out changes to classifications to meet information needs of Congress;
(B) the status of information systems in the prior year; and
(C) the use of standard classifications.

Source

(Pub. L. 97–258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 914; Pub. L. 97–452, § 1(3),Jan. 12, 1983, 96 Stat. 2467.)

Historical and Revision Notes 1982 Act
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
1113(a) 31:20. June 10, 1921, ch. 18, § 212, 42 Stat. 23; Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1939, eff. July 1, 1939, § 1, 53 Stat. 1423; Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1970, eff. July 1, 1970, § 102(a), 84 Stat. 2085.
1113(b)–(d) 31:1153(a)–(c). Oct. 26, 1970, Pub. L. 91–510, § 203(a)–(c), 84 Stat. 1168; restated July 12, 1974, Pub. L. 93–344, § 801(a), 88 Stat. 328.
1113(e)(1) 31:1152(c), (d). Oct. 26, 1970, Pub. L. 91–510, § 202(c)–(f), 84 Stat. 1167; restated July 12, 1974, Pub. L. 93–344, § 801(a), 88 Stat. 328.
1113(e)(2) 31:1152(e).
1113(e)(3) 31:1152(f).

In the section, the words “committee of Congress” are substituted for “committee of either House, of any joint committee of the two Houses” and variations of the substituted phrase to eliminate unnecessary words and for consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the United States Code.
In subsection (a), the word “President” is substituted for “Office of Management and Budget” because sections 101 and 102(a) of Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1970 (eff. July 1, 1970, 84 Stat. 2085) designated the Bureau of the Budget as the Office of Management and Budget and transferred all functions of the Bureau to the President. The word “assistance” is substituted for “aid”, and the word “receipts” is substituted for “revenue”, for consistency in the revised title.
In subsections (b)–(d), the words “program information” are substituted for “program-related data and information” to eliminate unnecessary words.
In subsection (b)(1) and (3), the words “to such committee or joint committee, the Comptroller General, or the Director of the Congressional Budget Office” are omitted as unnecessary because of the restatement. In clause (1), the word “kind” is substituted for “nature” for consistency in the revised title. In clause (2), the words “that fiscal, budgetary, and program information” are substituted for “such data and information” because of the restatement.
In subsection (c), the word “inventory” is omitted as unnecessary. In clause (1), the word “develop” is omitted as being included in “establish”. In clause (2), the word “obtaining” is substituted for “securing” as being more precise. In clause (3), the word “evaluating” is substituted for “appraising and analyzing” for clarity and to eliminate unnecessary words.
In subsection (d), the words “individually or jointly . . . file” are substituted for “central file or files” for clarity. The word “information” is substituted for “data and information”, and the word “needs” is substituted for “requirements”, for consistency in the section. The words “carry out” are substituted for “carry out the purposes of” because of the restatement. A cross reference to 31:1155–1156 is not included because those sections are not relevant to the information file described in the source provisions. The words “so that it is easier” are substituted for “facilitate” for clarity. The word “modern” is omitted as surplus.
In subsection (e)(1)(A), the word “specify” is omitted as being included in “identify”. The words “carry out” are substituted for “support the objectives” for consistency. A cross reference to 31:1154–1156 is not included because those sections are not relevant to the continuing program described in the source provisions. In clause (B), the words “including such needs expressed in legislative requirements” are omitted as surplus. In clause (D), the word “duplicative” is omitted as being included in “unnecessary”.
In subsection (e)(2), the words “Before September 2 of each year” are substituted for “On or before September 1, 1974, and each year thereafter” for consistency.
In subsection (e)(3), the words “Before March 2 of each year” are substituted for “On or before March 1, 1975, and each year thereafter” for consistency. The word “codes” is omitted as being included in “classifications”. The words “information systems” are substituted for “systems”, and the words “use of standard classifications” are substituted for “classification implementations”, for consistency in the revised section.

1983 Act
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
1113(e)(2) 31 App.:11(k)(2). June 10, 1921, ch. 18, 42 Stat. 20, § 201(k)(2); added Sept. 8, 1982, Pub. L. 97–255, § 3, 96 Stat. 815.

Amendments

1983—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–452redesignated existing provision as par. (1) and added par. (2).
Termination of Reporting Requirements Contained in This Section

For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of provisions of law requiring submittal to Congress of any annual, semiannual, or other regular periodic report listed in House Document No. 103–7 (in which certain reporting requirements under subsec. (e)(2)(A), (E), (3) of this section are listed on pages 9, 6, and 149, respectively), see section 3003 ofPub. L. 104–66, as amended, and section 1(a)(4) [div. A, § 1402(1)] of Pub. L. 106–554, set out as notes below.
Oversight of Counterterrorism and Antiterrorism Activities; Report

Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title X, § 1051,Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1889, as amended by Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title XIV, § 1403,Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2168, which authorized establishment of a reporting system for executive agencies with respect to the budget and expenditure of funds by such agencies for the purpose of carrying out counterterrorism and antiterrorism programs and activities and required annual report on amounts proposed to be expended and counterterrorism and antiterrorism programs and activities being implemented, was repealed by Pub. L. 107–296, title VIII, § 889(b)(1),Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2251.
Termination of Reporting Requirements

Pub. L. 108–203, title IV, § 413,Mar. 2, 2004, 118 Stat. 529, provided that: “Section 3003(a)(1) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 [Pub. L. 104–66] (31 U.S.C. 1113 note) shall not apply to any report required to be submitted under any of the following provisions of law:
“(1)(A) Section 201(c)(2) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 401 (c)(2)).
“(B) Section 1817(b)(2) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395i (b)(2)).
“(C) Section 1841(b)(2) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395t (b)(2)).
“(2)(A) Section 221(c)(3)(C) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 421 (c)(3)(C)).
“(B) Section 221(i)(3) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 421 (i)(3)).”
Pub. L. 107–303, title III, § 302(a),Nov. 27, 2002, 116 Stat. 2360, provided that:
“(a) In General.—Section 3003(a)(1) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 (31 U.S.C. 1113 note; Public Law 104–66) does not apply to any report required to be submitted under any of the following provisions of law:
“(1) Effects of pollution on estuaries of the united states.—Section 104(n)(3) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1254 (n)(3)).
“(2) Implementation of great lakes water quality agreement of 1978.—Section 118(c)(10) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1268 (c)(10)).
“(3) Comprehensive conservation and management plan for long island sound.—Section 119(c)(7) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1269 (c)(7)).
“(4) Level b plan on all river basins.—Section 209(b) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1289 (b)).
“(5) State reports on water quality of all navigable waters.—Section 305(b) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1315 (b)).
“(6) Exemptions from water pollution control requirements for executive agencies.—Section 313(a) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1323 (a)).
“(7) Status of water quality in united states lakes.—Section 314(a) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1324 (a)).
“(8) National estuary program activities.—Section 320(j)(2) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1330 (j)(2)).
“(9) Reports on contracts entered into relating to procurement from violators of water quality standards.—Section 508(e) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1368 (e)).
“(10) National requirements and costs of water pollution control.—Section 516 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1375).”
Pub. L. 107–295, title III, § 322(b),Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2103, provided that: “Section 3003(a)(1) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 [Pub. L. 104–66] (31 U.S.C. 1113 note) does not apply to any report required to be submitted under any of the following provisions of law:
“(1) Coast guard operations and expenditures.—Section 651 of title 14, United States Code.
“(2) Summary of marine casualties reported during prior fiscal year.—Section 6307 (c) of title 46, United States Code.
“(3) User fee activities and amounts.—Section 664 of title 46 [14], United States Code.
“(4) Conditions of public ports of the united states.—Section 308 (c) of title 49, United States Code.
“(5) Activities of federal maritime commission.—Section 208 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 ([former] 46 App. U.S.C. 1118) [see 46 U.S.C. 306 (a), 50111 (a)].
“(6) Activities of interagency coordinating committee on oil pollution research.—Section 7001(e) of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2761 (e)).”
Pub. L. 107–74, § 1,Nov. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 701, as amended by Pub. L. 110–69, title VII, § 7024(a)(3),Aug. 9, 2007, 121 Stat. 689, provided that: “Section 3003(a)(1) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 [Pub. L. 104–66] (31 U.S.C. 1113 note) does not apply to any report required to be submitted under any of the following provisions of law:
“(1) Section 801(b) and (c) of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7321 (b) and (c)).
“(2) Section 822(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 (42 U.S.C. 6687).
“(3) Section 7(a) of the Marine Resources and Engineering Development Act of 1966 (33 U.S.C. 1106 (a)).
“(4) Section 206 of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 ([former] 42 U.S.C. 2476) [now 51 U.S.C. 20116].
“(5) Section 404 of the Communications Satellite Act of 1962 ([former] 47 U.S.C. 744).
“(6) Section 205(a)(1) of the National Critical Materials Act of 1984 (30 U.S.C. 1804 (a)(1)).
“(7) Section 17(c)(2) of the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 (15 U.S.C. 3711a (c)(2)).
“(8) Section 10(h) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act (15 U.S.C. 278 (h)).
“(9) Section 212(f)(3) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1989 (15 U.S.C. 3704b (f)(3)).
“(10) Section 11(g)(2) of the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 (15 U.S.C. 3710 (g)(2)).
“(11) Section 5(d)(9) of the National Climate Program Act (15 U.S.C. 2904 (d)(9)).
“(12) Section 7 of the National Climate Program Act (15 U.S.C. 2906).
“(13) Section 703 of the Weather Service Modernization Act (15 U.S.C. 313 note).
“(14) Section 118(d)(2) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1268 (d)(2)).
“(15) Section 304(d) of the Federal Aviation Administration Research, Engineering, and Development Authorization Act of 1992 (49 U.S.C. 47508 note).
“(16) Section 2367 (c) of title 10, United States Code.
“(17) Section 303(c)(7) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 ([former] 41 U.S.C. 253(c)(7)) [see 41 U.S.C. 3304 (a)(7)].
“(18) Section 102(e)(7) of the Global Change Research Act of 1990 (15 U.S.C. 2932 (e)(7)).
“(19) Section 5(b)(1)(C) and (D) of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 (42 U.S.C. 7704 (b)(1)(C) and (D)).
“(20) Section 11(e)(6) of the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 (15 U.S.C. 3710 (e)(6)).
“(21) Section 2304 (c)(7) of title 10, United States Code, but only to the extent of its application to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
“(22) Section 4(j)(1) of the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 (42 U.S.C. 1863 (j)(1)).
“(23) Section 36(e) of the Science and Engineering Equal Opportunities Act (42 U.S.C. 1885c (e)).
“(24) Section 37 of the Science and Engineering Equal Opportunities Act (42 U.S.C. 1885d).
“(25) Section 108 of the National Science Foundation Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1986 (42 U.S.C. 1886).
“(26) Section 101(a)(2) of the High-Performance Computing Act of 1991 (15 U.S.C. 5511 (a)(2)).
“(27) Section 3(a)(7) and (f) of the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 (42 U.S.C. 1862 (a)(7) and (f)).
“(28) Section 7(a) of the National Science Foundation Authorization Act, 1977 (42 U.S.C. 1873 note).
“(29) Section 16 of the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2215).”
Pub. L. 106–569, title XI, § 1102,Dec. 27, 2000, 114 Stat. 3029, as amended by Pub. L. 111–67, § 12(b)(2),Sept. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 2022, provided that: “Section 3003(a)(1) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 [Pub. L. 104–66] (31 U.S.C. 1113 note) shall not apply to any report required to be submitted under any of the following provisions of law:
“(1) Section 3 of the Employment Act of 1946 (15 U.S.C. 1022).
“(2) Section 723 of the Defense Production Act of 1950 [50 App. U.S.C. 2172].
“(3) Section 603 of the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3213).
“(4) Section 7(o)(1) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535 (o)(1)).
“(5) Section 540(c) of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1735f–18 (c)).
“(6) Paragraphs (2) and (6) of section 808(e) of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3608 (e)[(2), (6)]).
“(7) Section 1061 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 4856).
“(8) Section 203(v) [now 203(w)] of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1709 (v) [now 1709(w)]), as added by section 504 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (Public Law 102–550; 106 Stat. 3780).
“(9) Section 802 of the Housing Act of 1954 (12 U.S.C. 1701o).
“(10) Section 8 of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3536).
“(11) Section 1320 of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4027).
“(12) Section 4(e)(2) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3533 (e)(2)).
“(13) Section 205(g) of the National Housing Act ([former] 12 U.S.C. 1711 (g)).
“(14) Section 701(c)(1) of the International Financial Institutions Act (22 U.S.C. 262d (c)(1)).
“(15) Paragraphs (1) and (2) of section 5302 (c) of title 31, United States Code.
“(16) Section 18(f)(7) of the Federal Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. 57a (f)(7)).
“(17) Section 333 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (12 U.S.C. 14).
“(18) Section 3(g) of the Home Owners’ Loan Act ([former] 12 U.S.C. 1462a (g)).
“(19) Section 304 of the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 (40 App. U.S.C. 304) [now 40 U.S.C. 14310].
“(20) Sections 2(b)(1)(A), 8(a), 8(c) [there is no 8(c)], 10(g)(1), and 11(c) of the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 (12 U.S.C. 635 (b)(1)(A), 635g (a), 635g (c), 635i–3 (g)[1], and 635i–5(c)).
“(21) Section 17(a) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1827 (a)).
“(22) Section 13 of the Federal Financing Bank Act of 1973 (12 U.S.C. 2292).
“(23) Section 2B(d) of the Federal Home Loan Bank Act ([former] 12 U.S.C. 1422b (d)).
“(24) Section 1002(b) of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 [Pub. L. 101–73] (12 U.S.C. 1811 note).
“(25) Section 8 of the Fair Credit and Charge Card Disclosure Act of 1988 [Pub. L. 100–583] (15 U.S.C. 1637 note).
“(26) Section 136(b)(4)(B) of the Truth in Lending Act (15 U.S.C. 1646 (b)(4)(B)).
“(27) Section 707 of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (15 U.S.C. 1691f).
“(28) Section 114 of the Truth in Lending Act (15 U.S.C. 1613).
“(29) The seventh undesignated paragraph of section 10 of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 247).
“(30) The tenth undesignated paragraph of section 10 of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 247a).
“(31) Section 815 of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (15 U.S.C. 1692m).
“(32) Section 102(d) of the Federal Credit Union Act (12 U.S.C. 1752a (d)).
“(33) Section 21B(i) of the Federal Home Loan Bank Act (12 U.S.C. 1441b (i)).
“(34) Section 607(a) of the Housing and Community Development Amendments of 1978 (42 U.S.C. 8106 (a)).
“(35) Section 708(l) of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (50 App. U.S.C. 2158 (l)).
“(36) Section 2546 of the Comprehensive Thrift and Bank Fraud Prosecution and Taxpayer Recovery Act of 1990 [Pub. L. 101–647] (28 U.S.C. 522 note).
“(37) Section 202(b)(8) of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1708 (b)(8)).”
Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(4) [div. A, § 1402], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–214, provided that: “Section 3003(a)(1) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 [Pub. L. 104–66] (31 U.S.C. 1113 note) does not apply to any report required to be submitted under any of the following provisions of law:
“(1) Sections 1105 (a), 1106 (a) and (b), and 1109 (a) of title 31, United States Code, and any other law relating to the budget of the United States Government.
“(2) The Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 900 et seq.) [see Short Title note set out under section 900 of Title 2, The Congress].
“(3) Sections 202(e)(1) and (3) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 602 (e)(1) and (3)).
“(4) Section 1014(e) of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 685 (e)).”
Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(7) [title III, § 301], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–629, provided that: “Section 3003(a)(1) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 [Pub. L. 104–66] (31 U.S.C. 1113 note) shall not apply to any report required to be submitted under any of the following provisions of law:
“(1) Section 13031(f) of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (19 U.S.C. 58c (f)).
“(2) Section 16(c) of the Foreign Trade Zones Act (19 U.S.C. 81p (c)).
“(3) The following provisions of the Tariff Act of 1930:
“(A) Section 330 (c)(1) (19 U.S.C. 1330 (c)(1)).
“(B) Section 607(c) (19 U.S.C. 1607 (c)).
“(4) Section 5 of the International Coffee Agreement Act of 1980 ([former] 19 U.S.C. 1356n).
“(5) Section 351(a)(2) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1981 (a)(2)).
“(6) Section 502 of the Automotive Products Trade Act of 1965 (19 U.S.C. 2032).
“(7) Section 3131 of the Customs Enforcement Act of 1986 (19 U.S.C. 2081).
“(8) The following provisions of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2101 et seq.):
“(A) Section 102 (b)(4)(A)(ii)(I) (19 U.S.C. 2112 (b)(4)(A)(ii)(I)).
“(B) Section 102 (e)(1) (19 U.S.C. 2112 (e)(1)).
“(C) Section 102 (e)(2) (19 U.S.C. 2112 (e)(2)).
“(D) Section 104(d) (19 U.S.C. 2114 (d)).
“(E) Section 125(e) (19 U.S.C. 2135 (e)).
“(F) Section 135(e)(1) (19 U.S.C. 2155 (e)(1)).
“(G) Section 141(c) (19 U.S.C. 2171 (c)).
“(H) Section 162 (19 U.S.C. 2212).
“(I) Section 163(b) (19 U.S.C. 2213 (b)).
“(J) Section 163(c) (19 U.S.C. 2213 (c)).
“(K) Section 203(b) (19 U.S.C. 2253 (b)).
“(L) Section 302 (b)(2)(C) (19 U.S.C. 2412 (b)(2)(C)).
“(M) Section 303 (19 U.S.C. 2413).
“(N) Section 309 (19 U.S.C. 2419).
“(O) Section 407(a) (19 U.S.C. 2437 (a)).
“(P) Section 502 (f) (19 U.S.C. 2462 (f)).
“(Q) Section 504 (19 U.S.C. 2464).
“(9) The following provisions of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (19 U.S.C. 2501 et seq.):
“(A) Section 2(b) (19 U.S.C. 2503 (b)).
“(B) Section 3(c) (19 U.S.C. 2504 (c)).
“(C) Section 305 (c) (19 U.S.C. 2515 (c)).
“(10) Section 303(g)(1) of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act (19 U.S.C. 2602 (g)(1)).
“(11) The following provisions of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (19 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.):
“(A) Section 212(a)(1)(A) (19 U.S.C. 2702 (a)(1)(A)).
“(B) Section 212(a)(2) (19 U.S.C. 2702 (a)(2)).
“(12) The following provisions of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 (19 U.S.C. 2901 et seq.):
“(A) Section 1102 (19 U.S.C. 2902).
“(B) Section 1103 (19 U.S.C. 2903).
“(C) Section 1206(b) (19 U.S.C. 3006 (b)).
“(13) Section 123(a) of the Customs and Trade Act of 1990 (Public Law 101–382) (19 U.S.C. 2083).
“(14) Section 243(b)(2) of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Expansion Act of 1990 (Public Law 101–382) [104 Stat. 665].
“(15) The following provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 [26 U.S.C. 1 et seq.]:
“(A) Section 6103 (p)(5).
“(B) Section 7608.
“(C) Section 7802(f)(3).
“(D) Section 8022(3).
“(E) Section 9602(a).
“(16) The following provisions relating to the revenue laws of the United States:
“(A) Section 1552(c) of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 [Pub. L. 99–514, 26 U.S.C. 7441 note] (100 Stat. 2753).
“(B) Section 231 of the Deficit Reduction Act of 1984 [Pub. L. 98–369] (26 U.S.C. 801 note).
“(C) Section 208 of the Tax Treatment Extension Act of 1977 [Pub. L. 95–615] (26 U.S.C. 911 note).
“(D) Section 7105 of the Technical and Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1988 (45 U.S.C. 369).
“(17) Section 4008 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (29 U.S.C. 1308).
“(18) Section 426 of the Black Lung Benefits Act (30 U.S.C. 936 (b)).
“(19) Section 7502 (g) of title 31, United States Code.
“(20) The following provisions of the Social Security Act:
“(A) Section 215(i)(2)(C)(i) (42 U.S.C. 415 (i)(2)(C)(i)).
“(B) Section 221(i)(2) (42 U.S.C. 421 (i)(2)).
“(C) Section 221(i)(3) (42 U.S.C. 421 (i)(3)).
“(D) Section 233(e)(1) (42 U.S.C. 433 (e)(1)).
“(E) Section 452(a)(10) (42 U.S.C. 652 (a)(10)).
“(F) Section 452(g)(3)(B) (42 U.S.C. 652 (g)(3)(B)).
“(G) Section 506 (a)(1) (42 U.S.C. 706 (a)[(1)]).
“(H) Section 908 (42 U.S.C. 1108).
“(I) Section 1114 (f) (42 U.S.C. 1314 (f)).
“(J) Section 1120 (42 U.S.C. 1320).
“(K) Section 1161 (42 U.S.C. 1320c–10).
“(L) Section 1875(b) (42 U.S.C. 1395ll (b)).
“(M) Section 1881 (42 U.S.C. 1395rr).
“(N) Section 1882 (42 U.S.C. 1395ss (f)(2)).
“(21) Section 104(b) of the Social Security Independence and Program Improvements Act of 1994 [Pub. L. 103–296] (42 USC [sic] 904 note).
“(22) Section 10 of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937 [probably means section 7 of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974] (45 U.S.C. 231f).
“(23) The following provisions of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974:
“(A) Section 22(a)(1) (45 U.S.C. 231u (a)(1)).
“(B) Section 22(b)(1) (45 U.S.C. 231u (b)(1)).
“(24) Section 502 of the Railroad Retirement Solvency Act of 1983 (45 U.S.C. 231f–1).
“(25) Section 47121 (c) of title 49, United States Code.
“(26) The following provisions of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (Public Law 100–203; 101 Stat. 1330–182 [101 Stat. 1330]):
“(A) Section 4007(c)(4) (42 U.S.C. 1395ww note).
“(B) Section 4079 (42 U.S.C. 1395mm note).
“(C) Section 4205 (42 U.S.C. 1395i–3 note).
“(D) Section 4215 (42 U.S.C. 1396r note).
“(27) The following provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978 [5 U.S.C. App.] (Public Law 95–452):
“(A) Section 5(b).
“(B) Section 5(d).
“(28) The following provisions of the Public Health Service Act:
“(A) In section 308 (a) (42 U.S.C. 242m (a)), subparagraphs (A), (B), (C), and (D) of paragraph (1).
“(B) Section 403 (42 U.S.C. 283).
“(29) Section 404 of the Health Services and Centers Amendments of 1978 (42 U.S.C. 242p) (Public Law 95–626).
“(30) The following provisions of the Older Americans Act of 1965:
“(A) Section 206(d) (42 U.S.C. 3017 (d)).
“(B) Section 207 (42 U.S.C. 3018).
“(31) Section 308 of the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (42 U.S.C. 6106a (b)).
“(32) Section 509(c)(3) [509(3)] of the Americans with Disabilities Act 0f [of] 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12209 (c)(3) [12209(3)]).
“(33) Section 4207(f) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 [Pub. L. 101–508] (42 U.S.C. 1395b–1 note).”
Pub. L. 106–476, title I, § 1463,Nov. 9, 2000, 114 Stat. 2173, provided that: “Section 3003(a)(1) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 [Pub. L. 104–66] (31 U.S.C. 1113 note) does not apply to any report required to be submitted under any of the following provisions of law:
“(1) Section 163 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2213).
“(2) Section 181 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2241).”
Pub. L. 106–419, title IV, § 403(a),Nov. 1, 2000, 114 Stat. 1863, provided that: “Section 3003(a)(1) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 [Pub. L. 104–66] (31 U.S.C. 1113 note) does not apply to any report required to be submitted under any of the following: sections 503 (c), 529, 541 (c), 542 (c), 3036, and 7312 (d) of title 38, United States Code.”
Pub. L. 106–197, § 1,May 2, 2000, 114 Stat. 246, provided that: “Section 3003(a)(1) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 [Pub. L. 104–66] (31 U.S.C. 1113 note) does not apply to any report required to be submitted under any of the following provisions of law:
“(1) The following sections of title 18, United States Code: sections 2519(3), 2709(e), 3126, and 3525 (b).
“(2) The following sections of title 28, United States Code: sections 522, 524(c)(6), 529, 589a(d), and 594.
“(3) Section 3718 (c) of title 31, United States Code.
“(4) Section 9 of the Child Protection Act of 1984 [Pub. L. 98–292] (28 U.S.C. 522 note).
“(5) Section 8 of the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (42 U.S.C. 1997f).
“(6) The following provisions of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968: sections 102 (b) (42 U.S.C. 3712 (b)), 520 (42 U.S.C. 3766), 522 (42 U.S.C. 3766b), and 810 (42 U.S.C. 3789e).
“(7) The following provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act: sections 103 (8 U.S.C. 1103), 207(c)(3) (8 U.S.C. 1157 (c)(3)), 412 (b) (8 U.S.C. 1522 (b)), and 413 (8 U.S.C. 1523), and subsections (h), (l), (o), (q), and (r) ofsection 286 (8 U.S.C. 1356).
“(8) Section 3 of the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949 (22 U.S.C. 1622).
“(9) Section 9 of the War Claims Act of 1948 (50 App. U.S.C. 2008).
“(10) Section 13(c) of the Act of September 11, 1957 (8 U.S.C. 1255b (c)).
“(11) Section 203(b) of the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands Restitution Act (50 App. U.S.C. 1989c–2 (b)).
“(12) Section 801(e) of the Immigration Act of 1990 (29 U.S.C. 2920 (e)).
“(13) Section 401 of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (8 U.S.C. 1364).
“(14) Section 707 of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (15 U.S.C. 1691f).
“(15) Section 201(b) of the Privacy Protection Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 2000aa–11 (b)).
“(16) Section 609U of the Justice Assistance Act of 1984 ([former] 42 U.S.C. 10509).
“(17) Section 13(a) of the Classified Information Procedures Act (18 U.S.C. App.).
“(18) Section 1004 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000g–3).
“(19) Section 1114 of the Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978 (12 U.S.C. 3414).
“(20) Section 11 of the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 (22 U.S.C. 621).
“(21) The following provisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978: sections 107 (50 U.S.C. 1807) and 108 (50 U.S.C. 1808).
“(22) Section 102(b)(5) of the Department of Justice and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1993 [Pub. L. 102–395] (28 U.S.C. 533 note).”
Pub. L. 106–181, title I, § 163,Apr. 5, 2000, 114 Stat. 91, provided that: “Section 3003(a)(1) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 [Pub. L. 104–66] (31 U.S.C. 1113 note) does not apply to any report required to be submitted under any of the following provisions of law:
“(1) Section 44501 of title 49, United States Code.
“(2) Section 47103 of such title.
“(3) Section 47131 of such title.”
Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(7) [div. A, title II, § 209(e)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–423, as amended by Pub. L. 110–246, title III, § 3001(c),June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1821, provided that: “Section 3003(a)(1) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 (Public Law 104–66; 31 U.S.C. 1113 note) does not apply to any report required to be submitted under any of the following provisions of law:
“(1) Section 1205 of the International Security and Development Cooperation Act of 1985 (Public Law 99–83; 22 U.S.C. 2346 note) (relating to annual reports on economic conditions in Egypt, Israel, Turkey, and Portugal).
“(2) Section 1307(f)(1)(A) of the International Financial Institutions Act [22 U.S.C. 262m–7 (f)(1)(A)] (Public Law 95–118) (relating to an assessment of the environmental impact of proposed multilateral development bank actions).
“(3) Section 118(f) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (Public Law 87–195; 22 U.S.C. 2151p–1 [(f)]) (relating to the protection of tropical forests).
“(4) Section 586J(c)(4) of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1991 (Public Law 101–513 [50 U.S.C. 1701 note]) (relating to sanctions taken by other nations against Iraq).
“(5) Section 3 of the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution (Public Law 102–1; 105 Stat. 3 [50 U.S.C. 1541 note]) (relating to the status of efforts to obtain Iraqi compliance with United Nations Security Council resolutions).
“(6) Section 124 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989 (Public Law 100–204; 22 U.S.C. 2680 note) (relating to expenditures for emergencies in the diplomatic and consular service).
“(7) Section 620C(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (Public Law 87–195; 22 U.S.C. 2373 (c)) (relating to progress made toward the conclusion of a negotiated solution to the Cyprus problem).
“(8) Section 533(b) of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 19991 [1991] (Public Law 101–513 [104 Stat. 2013]) (relating to international natural resource management initiatives).
“(9) Section 3602 of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 (Public Law 100–418; 22 U.S.C. 5352) (relating to foreign treatment of United States financial institutions).
“(10) Section 1702 of the International Financial Institutions Act (Public Law 95–118; 22 U.S.C. 262r-1) (relating to operating summaries of the multilateral development banks).
“(11) Section 1303(c) of the International Financial Institutions Act (Public Law 95–118; 22 U.S.C. 262m-2(c)) (relating to international environmental assistance programs).
“(12) Section 1701(a) of the International Financial Institutions Act (Public Law 95–118; 22 U.S.C. 262r) (relating to United States participation in international financial institutions).
“(13) Section 163(a) of the Trade Act of 1974 (Public Law 93–618; 19 U.S.C. 2213) (relating to the trade agreements program and national trade policy agenda).
“(14) Section 8 of the Export-Import Bank Act (Public Law 79–173; 12 U.S.C. 635g) (relating to Export-Import Bank activities).
“(15) Section 407(f) of the Food for Peace Act (Public Law 83–480; 7 U.S.C. 1736a) (relating to Public Law 480 programs and activities).
“(16) Section 239(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (Public Law 87–195; 22 U.S.C. 2199 (c)) (relating to OPIC audit report).
“(17) Section 504(i) of the National Endowment for Democracy Act (Public Law 98–164; 22 U.S.C. 4413 (i)) (relating to the activities of the National Endowment for Democracy).
“(18) Section 5(b) of the Japan-United States Friendship Act (Public Law 94–118; 22 U.S.C. 2904 (b)) (relating to Japan-United States Friendship Commission activities).”
Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title X, § 1031,Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 749, provided that: “Section 3003(a)(1) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 [Pub. L. 104–66] (31 U.S.C. 1113 note) does not apply to any report required to be submitted under any of the following provisions of law:
“(1) The following sections of title 10, United States Code: sections 113, 115a, 116, 139(f) [now 139(g)], 221, [former] 226, 401(d), 662(b), 946, [former] 1464(c), [former] 2006(e)(3), 2010, 2011(e), 2391(c), 2431(a), 2432, 2457(d), 2461(g), 2537, 2662(b), 2706, 2859, 2861, 2902(g)(2), 4542(g)(2), 7424(b), 7425(b), 7431(c), 10541, 12302(d), and 16137.
“(2) Section 1121(f) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1988 and 1989 (Public Law 100–180; 10 U.S.C. 113 note).
“(3) Section 1405 of the Defense Dependents’ Education Act of 1978 (20 U.S.C. 924).
“(4) Section 1411(b) of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Act (20 U.S.C. 4710 (b)).
“(5) Section 1097 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 [Pub. L. 102–190] (22 U.S.C. 2751 note).
“(6) Section 30A(d) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2770a (d)).
“(7) Sections 1516(f) and 1518(c) of the Armed Forces Retirement Home Act of 1991 (Public Law 101–510; 24 U.S.C. 416 (f), 418 (c)).
“(8) Sections 3554 (e)(2) and [former] 9503(a) of title 31, United States Code.
“(9) Section 300110 (b) of title 36, United States Code.
“(10) Sections 301a (f) and 1008 of title 37, United States Code.
“(11) Section 8111 (f) of title 38, United States Code.
“(12) Section 205(b) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 486(b)) [now 40 U.S.C. 121 (b)].
“(13) Section 3732 of the Revised Statutes, popularly known as the ‘Food and Forage Act’ ([former] 41 U.S.C. 11) [now 41 U.S.C. 6301 (a), (b)].
“(14) Section 101(b)(6) of the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (42 U.S.C. 1973ff (b)(6)).
“(15) Section 1436(e) of the National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1989 (Public Law 100–456; [former] 42 U.S.C. 2121 note).
“(16) Section 165 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6245).
“(17) Section 603(e) of the National Science and Technology Policy, Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976 ([former] 42 U.S.C. 6683 (e)).
“(18) Section 822(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 (42 U.S.C. 6687 (b)).
“(19) Section 208 of the Department of Energy National Security and Military Applications of Nuclear Energy Authorization Act of 1979 ([former] 42 U.S.C. 7271).
“(20) Section 3134 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 (42 U.S.C. 7274c [now 50 U.S.C. 2587]).
“(21) Section 3135 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 (42 U.S.C. 7274g).
“(22) Section 12 of the Act of March 9, 1920 (popularly known as the ‘Suits in Admiralty Act’) (46 App. U.S.C. 752) [now 46 U.S.C. 30918].
“(23) Sections 208, 901(b)(2), and 1211 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 ([former] 46 App. U.S.C. 1118, 1241 (b)(2), 1291) [see 46 U.S.C. 306 (a), 50111 (a), 55305 (d)].
“(24) Sections 11 and 14 of the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act (50 U.S.C. 98h–2, 98h–5).
“(25) Section 108 of the National Security Act of 1947 ([former] 50 U.S.C. 404a) [now 50 U.S.C. 3043].
“(26) Section 4 of the Act entitled ‘An Act to authorize the making, amending, and modification of contracts to facilitate the national defense’, approved August 28, 1958 ([former] 50 U.S.C. 1434).
“(27) Section 1412(g) of the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986 (50 U.S.C. 1521 (g)).
“(28) Section 3 of the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution [Pub. L. 102–1] (50 U.S.C. 1541 note).
“(29) Sections 202(d) and 401(c) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622 (d), 1641 (c)).
“(30) Section 10(g) of the Military Selective Service Act (50 App. U.S.C. 460 (g)).
“(31) Section 708 of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (50 App. U.S.C. 2158).
“(32) Section 703(g) of the Military Construction Authorization Act, 1982 (Public Law 97–99; 95 Stat. 1376).
“(33) Section 704 of the Military Construction Authorization Act, 1982 (Public Law 97–99; 95 Stat. 1377).
“(34) Section 113(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1990 and 1991 (Public Law 101–189; 103 Stat. 1373).”
Pub. L. 104–66, title III, § 3003,Dec. 21, 1995, 109 Stat. 734, as amended by Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(5) [title II, § 236], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–302; Pub. L. 110–314, title II, § 203(b),Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3040, provided that:
“(a) Termination.—
“(1) In general.—Subject to the provisions of paragraph (2) of this subsection and subsection (d), each provision of law requiring the submittal to Congress (or any committee of the Congress) of any annual, semiannual, or other regular periodic report specified on the list described under subsection (c) shall cease to be effective, with respect to that requirement, May 15, 2000.
“(2) Exception.—The provisions of paragraph (1) shall not apply to any report required under—
“(A) the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.); or
“(B) the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 (Public Law 101–576) [see Short Title of 1990 Amendment note set out under section 501 of this title], including provisions enacted by the amendments made by that Act.
“(b) Identification of Wasteful Reports.—The President shall include in the first annual budget submitted pursuant to section 1105 of title 31, United States Code, after the date of enactment of this Act [Dec. 21, 1995] a list of reports that the President has determined are unnecessary or wasteful and the reasons for such determination.
“(c) List of Reports.—The list referred to under subsection (a) is the list prepared by the Clerk of the House of Representatives for the first session of the One Hundred Third Congress under clause 2 of rule III [now cl. 2(b) of rule II] of the Rules of the House of Representatives (House Document No. 103–7).
“(d) Specific Reports Exempted.—Subsection (a)(1) shall not apply to any report required under—
“(1) section 116 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2151n);
“(2) section 306 of that Act (22 U.S.C. 2226);
“(3) section 489 of that Act (22 U.S.C. 2291h);
“(4) section 502B of that Act (22 U.S.C. 2304);
“(5) section 634 of that Act (22 U.S.C. 2394);
“(6) section 406 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 (22 U.S.C. 2414a);
“(7) section 25 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2765);
“(8) section 28 of that Act (22 U.S.C. 2768);
“(9) section 36 of that Act (22 U.S.C. 2776);
“(10) section 6 of the Multinational Force and Observers Participation Resolution (22 U.S.C. 3425);
“(11) section 104 of the FREEDOM Support Act ([former] 22 U.S.C. 5814);
“(12) section 508 of that Act (22 U.S.C. 5858);
“(13) section 4 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1543);
“(14) section 204 of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1703);
“(15) section 14 of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (50 App. U.S.C. 2413);
“(16) section 207 of the International Economic Policy Act of 1972 (Public Law 92–412; 86 Stat. 648) [former 22 U.S.C. 2846];
“(17) section 4 ofPublic Law 93–121 (87 Stat. 448) [former 22 U.S.C. 2846];
“(18) section 108 of the National Security Act of 1947 ([former] 50 U.S.C. 404a) [now 50 U.S.C. 3043];
“(19) section 704 of the Support for East European Democracy (SEED) Act of 1989 (22 U.S.C. 5474);
“(20) section 804 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 (Public Law 101–246; 104 Stat. 72);
“(21) section 140 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989 (22 U.S.C. 2656f);
“(22) section 2 of the Act of September 21, 1950 (Chapter 976; 64 Stat. 903) [22 U.S.C. 262a];
“(23) section 3301 of the Panama Canal Act of 1979 (22 U.S.C. 3871);
“(24) section 2202 of the Export Enhancement Act of 1988 ([former] 15 U.S.C. 4711);
“(25) section 1504 ofPublic Law 103–160 (10 U.S.C. 402 note);
“(26) section 502 of the International Security and Development Coordination Act of 1985 (22 U.S.C. 2349aa–7);
“(27) section 23 of the Act of August 1, 1956 (Chapter 841 [probably should be section 515(b)(2) ofPublic Law 95–105]; 22 U.S.C. 2694 (2));
“(28) section 5(c)(5) of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (50 App. U.S.C. 2404 (c)(5));
“(29) section 14 of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (50 App. U.S.C. 2413);
“(30) section 50 ofPublic Law 87–297 (22 U.S.C. 2590);
“(31) section 240A of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2200a);
“(32) section 27(k) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (15 U.S.C. 2076 (k)); or
“(33) section 604 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 (22 U.S.C. 1469).”
Authority To Increase Efficiency in Reporting to Congress

Pub. L. 103–356, title III, § 301,Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3412, provided that:
“(a) Purpose.—The purpose of this title is to improve the efficiency of executive branch performance in implementing statutory requirements for reports to Congress and committees of Congress such as the elimination or consolidation of duplicative or obsolete reporting requirements and adjustments to deadlines that shall provide for more efficient workload distribution or improve the quality of reports.
“(b) Authority of the Director.—The Director of the Office of Management and Budget may publish annually in the budget submitted by the President to the Congress, recommendations for consolidation, elimination, or adjustments in frequency and due dates of statutorily required periodic reports to the Congress or committees of Congress. For each recommendation, the Director shall provide an individualized statement of the reasons that support the recommendation. In addition, for each report for which a recommendation is made, the Director shall state with specificity the exact consolidation, elimination, or adjustment in frequency or due date that is recommended.
“(c) Recommendations.—The Director’s recommendations shall be consistent with the purpose stated in subsection (a).
“(d) Consultation.—Before the publication of the recommendations under subsection (b), the Director or his designee shall consult with the appropriate congressional committees concerning the recommendations.”

 

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