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house Bill H.R. 859

Taxpayers' Conference Overspending Prevention Act

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      house Committees
      Committee on Appropriations
      Committee on Oversight and Reform
    IntroducedFebruary 27th, 2013

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Taxpayers' Conference Overspending Prevention Act

Official Title

To rescind certain excess conference costs from any agency that overspends on conferences, and for other purposes.


Taxpayers' Conference Overspending Prevention Act or the Taxpayers' COP Act - Requires each executive agency to submit an annual report to Congress listing the amount of funds such agency obligated for conferences in the previous fiscal year, including funds for pre-planning, travel, and subsistence costs. Requires the rescission of unobligated funds for agency conferences in excess of specified amounts unless such funds are certified as being for foreign travel that is critical to the agency's mission.

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