Summary

A bill to provide taxpayers with an annual report disclosing the cost of, performance by, and areas for improvements for Government programs, and for other purposes. Read More

Status

This bill was introduced on Dec 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Bill Text

A BILL

To provide taxpayers with an annual report disclosing the cost of, performance by, and areas for improvements for Government programs, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Taxpayers Right to Know Act''.

SEC. 2. REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO ANNUAL REPORT ON COST OF, PERFORMANCE BY, AND AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENTS FOR GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS.

(a) Requirement To Identify and Describe Programs.--Each fiscal year, for purposes of the report required by subsection (b), the head of each agency shall-- (1) identify and describe every program administered by the agency; (2) for each such program-- (A) determine the total administrative expenses of the program; (B) determine the expenditures for services for the program; (C) estimate the number of clients served by the program and beneficiaries who received assistance under the program (if applicable); and (D) estimate-- (i) the number of full-time employees who administer the program; and (ii) the number of full-time equivalents (whose salary is paid in part or full by the Federal Government through a grant or contract, a subaward of a grant or contract, a cooperative agreement, or another form of financial award or assistance) who assist in administering the program; and (3) identify programs within the Federal Government (whether inside or outside the agency) with duplicative or overlapping missions, services, and allowable uses of funds. (b) Relationship to Catalog of Domestic Assistance.--With respect...

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Bill Summary

A bill to provide taxpayers with an annual report disclosing the cost of, performance by, and areas for improvements for Government programs, and for other purposes.

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