§10. Budget Resolutions

Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014

None (115th Congress)
No budget resolution was adopted by Congress

(See the Bipartisan Budget Agreement of 2013)


LEgislative History

For fiscal year 2014, the both the House and the Senate passed budget resolutions, each being adopted by the respective chambers in March of 2013. With the House controlled by Republicans and the Senate with a Democratic majority, no conference was immediately held. The Chairs of the Budget Committees, Senator Patty Murray and Rep. Paul Ryan, met through the summer and ultimately agreed to hold a conference on the budget resolutions.

While conference meetings were held, no budget resolution was ever adopted by both Houses. Instead and agreement was reached for a broader legislative package of spending-reductions was reached and enacted in the form of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 (H. J. Res. 59 (113th Congress) which became Pub. L. 113-67.

See the House Budget Committee Print for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 for more information on that public law.

Legislative Activity

In the Senate: S. Con. Res.8 – Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014

Date Actions Overview
03/15/2013 S. Con. Res. 8 originated in the Senate
03/15/2013 Committee on the Budget. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Murray under authority of the order of the Senate of 03/14/2013. Without written report.
03/23/2013 Passed/agreed to in Senate: S. Con. Res. 8 agreed to in Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 – 49. Record Vote Number: 92.(text: Cong. Rec. 4/8/13 S2458-2478)
10/16/2013 Passed/agreed to in House: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
10/30/2013 Conference committee actions: Conference held.
11/13/2013 Conference committee actions: Conference held.

In the House: H. Con. Res. 25 – Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014

Date Actions Overview
03/15/2013 H. Con. Res. 25 originated in the House
03/15/2013 The House Committee on The Budget reported an original measure, H. Rept. 113-17, by Mr. Ryan (WI).
03/21/2013 Passed/agreed to in House: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 221 – 207 (Roll no. 88).
10/16/2013 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

 

Major Documents
House

S. Con. Res. 8 (113th Congress) House amendment in the nature of a substitute (October 16, 2013)

H. Con. Res. 25 (113th Congress) House-passed

Committee Report – House Budget Committee – H. Rept. 113-17 (113th Congress)

Senate

S. Con. Res. 8 (113th Congress): Senate-passed (as amended)

S. Con. Res. 8 (113th Congress): Originated by Senate Budget Committee

Senate Budget Print – S. Prt. 113-12 (113th Congress)

Senate Budget Print – S. Prt. 113-12 (Errata) (113th Congress)

 

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