Budget Counsel Reference Directory
Discretionary Spending Limits.—The Budget Control Act of 2011 (BCA) amended the Balanced Budget and Emergency De cit Control Act of 1985 (BBEDCA) by reinstating the spending limits on discretionary budget authority for 2012 through 2021. The 2013 and 2014 limits were revised by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) and the 2014 and 2015 limits were further revised by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 (2013 BBA). The 2016 and 2017 limits were revised by section 101(a) of Public Law 114-74, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (2015 BBA).
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