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  • Defense Spending Accountability Act
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Defense Spending Accountability Act This bill imposes on the Deputy Secretary of Defense (Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense [DOD]), the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), and the Chief Management Officer of each of the military departments: (1) a 5% pay cut if certain financial statements are not validated as ready for audit by September 30, 2017, and (2) a 10% pay cut if such statements for FY2018 are not ready for audit by March 31, 2019. The bill prescribes the following due process protections for such officials: (1) notice and opportunity to respond, and (2) appeal rights.
Accounting and auditing, Armed forces and national security, Defense spending, Department of Defense, Executive agency funding and structure, Federal officials, Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management, Government information and archives, Government studies and investigations
Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.  (on 4/6/2017)
Date Chamber Action Description
4/6/2017 H Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
4/6/2017 H Introduced in House
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