Certainly so.
Tue Nov 7, 2017 12:28pm

The bill can include another older law/program that it ends/cuts/repeals to free up the funds for the new piece of legislation.

One suggestion I heard was a proposal to make every bill die after X years. One suggested 20 years. And assign an expiration date to every existing law setting it so that 5% of laws expire every year.

If a bill can't earn a passing vote once every couple decades, it needs to be allowed to pass into history.

  • "Cuts" can come by repealPikes, Tue Nov 7 11:52am
    of bad or outdated laws. No need to send those clowns on search and destroy missions of what good they don't like to cut. Something of a "make room" policy instead of an "add on" policy. US legal... more