"As we witnessed with the extravagant GSA Las Vegas conference last year, there is a clear lack of transparency regarding agency conferences," said bill sponsor Rep. Chuck FleischmannChuck FleischmannA guide to the committees: House House candidate wants to 'Make America White Again' House passes bill to combat ISIS recruitment online MORE (R-Tenn.). "The Account Act will require fiscal responsibility of agencies holding conferences."

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Fleischmann on Tuesday introduced another bill, H.R. 282, that would allow states to return unwanted federal money to the government for the purpose of deficit reduction. That bill is the Returned Exclusively for Unpaid National Debt (Refund) Act.

"These bills are a step in the right direction toward curbing government spending and shedding light on government waste," he said. "Both issues were priorities in my first term, and I will continue to fight for them in my second."