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      house Committees
      House Committee on Rules
    IntroducedJune 15th, 2010

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Official Title

Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to curtail the growth of Government programs.

Summary

Amends Rule XXI (Restrictions on Certain Bills) of the Rules of the House of Representatives to provide that it shall not be in order to consider a bill, joint resolution, amendment, or conference report that establishes a new program or modifies an existing program by adding a new function unless such legislation also eliminates one or more existing programs of equal or greater total cost. Excludes legislation that establishes a new defense, homeland security, or emergency program.