To establish the Independent Government Waste Reduction Board.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Government Waste Reduction Act of 2013''. (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. Sec. 2. Establishment of Board. Sec. 3. Duties of the Board. Sec. 4. Powers of the Board. Sec. 5. Board personnel matters. Sec. 6. Congressional consideration of Board recommendations. Sec. 7. Termination of the Board.
SEC. 2. ESTABLISHMENT OF BOARD.
(a) Establishment.--There is established the Independent Government Waste Reduction Board (hereafter in this Act referred to as the ``Board''). (b) Membership.-- (1) In general.-- (A) Appointment.--The Board shall be composed of 15 members appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of Congress. (B) Qualifications.--The members of the Board shall include individuals with national recognition for their expertise in agencies, efficiency, waste reduction, finance and economics, actuarial sciences, who provide a mix of different professionals, broad geographic representation, and a balance between urban and rural representatives. (C) Ethical disclosure.--The President shall establish a system for public disclosure by members of the Board of financial and other potential conflicts of interest relating to such members. Members of the Board shall be treated as officers in the executive branch for purposes of applying title I of the Ethics in Government...