Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995/Title III

Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995
Title III − Reports by All Departments and Agencies

TITLE III — REPORTS BY ALL DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIESEdit

Sec. 3001. Reports Eliminated.Edit

(a) REPORT ON PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT.—
(1) Section 3407 of title 5, United States Code, is repealed.
(2) The table of sections for chapter 34 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking out the item relating to section 3407.
(b) SEMIANNUAL REPORT ON LOBBYING.—
Section 1352 of title 31, United States Code, is amended by—
(1) striking out subsection (d); and
(2) redesignating subsections (e), (f), (g), and (h) as subsections (d), (e), (f), and (g), respectively.
(c) REPORTS ON PROGRAM FRAUD AND CIVIL REMEDIES.—
(1) Section 3810 of title 31, United States Code, is repealed.
(2) The table of sections for chapter 38 of title 31, United States Code, is amended by striking out the item relating to section 3810.
(d) REPORT ON RIGHT TO FINANCIAL PRIVACY ACT.—
Section 1121 of the Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978 (12 U.S.C. 3421) is repealed.
(e) REPORT ON PLANS TO CONVERT TO THE METRIC SYSTEM.—
Section 12 of the Metric Conversion Act of 1975 (15 U.S.C. 205j-1) is repealed.
(f) REPORT ON TECHNOLOGY UTILIZATION AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS.—
Section 11(f) of the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 (15 U.S.C. 3710(f)) is repealed.
(g) REPORT ON EXTRAORDINARY CONTRACTUAL ACTIONS TO FACILITATE THE NATIONAL DEFENSE.—
Section 4(a) of the Act entitled ``An Act to authorize the making, amendment, and modification of contracts to facilitate the national defense´´, approved August 28, 1958[1] (50 U.S.C. 1434(a)), is amended by striking out ``all such actions taken´´ and inserting in lieu thereof ``if any such action has been taken´´.
(h) REPORTS ON DETAILING EMPLOYEES.—
Section 619 of the Treasury, Postal Service, and General Government Appropriations Act, 1993 (Public Law 102-393; 106 Stat. 1769), is repealed.


Sec. 3002. Reports Modified.Edit

Section 552b(j) of title 5, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:


``(j) Each agency subject to the requirements of this section shall annually report to the Congress regarding the following:
``(1) The changes in the policies and procedures of the agency under this section that have occurred during the preceding 1−year period.
``(2) A tabulation of the number of meetings held, the exemptions applied to close meetings, and the days of public notice provided to close meetings.
``(3) A brief description of litigation or formal complaints concerning the implementation of this section by the agency.
``(4) A brief explanation of any changes in law that have affected the responsibilities of the agency under this section.´´.


Sec. 3003. Termination of Reporting Requirements.Edit

(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, 4 years after the date of the enactment of this Act.
(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), 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 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 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 (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 U.S.C. App. 2413);
(16) section 207 of the International Economic Policy Act of 1972 (Public Law 92-412; 86 Stat. 648);
(17) section 4 of Public Law 93-121 (87 Stat. 448);
(18) section 108 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 404a);
(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);
(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 (15 U.S.C. 4711);
(25) section 1504 of Public 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; 22 U.S.C. 2694(2));
(28) section 5(c)(5) of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (50 U.S.C. App. 2404(c)(5));
(29) section 14 of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (50 U.S.C. App. 2413);
(30) section 50 of Public Law 87-297 (22 U.S.C. 2590);
(31) section 240A of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2200a); or
(32) section 604 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 (22 U.S.C. 1469).


NotesEdit

  1. Section originally enacted by Pub. L. 85–804, § 4, Aug. 28, 1958, 72 Stat. 972