Tag Archives: Unfunded Mandates Reform Act

CBO: Bill to Discontinue Printed Federal Register Notices Would Save GPO $1M Annually

The Congressional Budget Office has said a House bill that would bar the Government Publishing Office from producing free printed Federal Register copies could save GPO as much as $1 million per year. According to a CBO report published Wednesday, the House’s Federal Register Printing Savings Act would not impact direct spending or on-budget deficits in any of four consecutive …

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CBO: FBI Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act to Cost $1M Per Year

The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that it would cost approximately $1 million per year to implement a bill that seeks to boost legal protections for FBI employees who report abuse, fraud and misuse related to government activities. CBO said Monday the enactment of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of …

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CBO: License Prohibition Bill for Export of Commercial Aircraft to Iran Would Increase Administrative Costs at Treasury, Export-Import Bank

The Congressional Budget Office has said a Senate bill that would require the Treasury Department and the Export-Import Bank to submit annual reports on the sale of commercial planes and aircraft parts to Iran would result in an increase in annual administrative costs at both institutions by less than $500,000. CBO said in …

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CBO: Bill on State Dept’s Use of Cost-Technical Tradeoff Contracts for Overseas Guards Would Cost $47M Through 2021

The Congressional Budget Office has said a proposed Senate bill that would authorize the State Department to use cost-technical tradeoff contracts to designate guards at overseas posts would cost approximately $47 million to implement from fiscal years 2017 through 2021. CBO said in a report published Friday that the Department of State Operations Authorization and …

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CBO Unveils Online Search Tool for Intergovernmental, Industry Mandates Under UMRA

The Congressional Budget Office has added an online search tool on its website for users to find intergovernmental and private sector mandates in bills and public laws that are identified under the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act. CBO said Tuesday the tool also features background information on the agency’s efforts under UMRA and replaces CBO’s annual report on …

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