SEC. 10206. Reports and orders.
Section 254 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 is amended—
(1) by striking subsection (c) and redesignating subsections (d) through (k) as (c) through (j), respectively;
(2) in subsection (c) (as redesignated), by striking “1998” and inserting “2002”;
(3) in subsection (d) (as redesignated), by striking “(h)” and inserting “(f)”;
(4)(A) in subsection (f)(2)(A) (as redesignated), by striking “1998” and inserting “2002”;
(B) in subsection (f)(3) (as redesignated), by striking “through 1998”; and
(C) by striking subsection (f)(4) (as redesignated) and by redesignating paragraphs (5) and (6) of that subsection as paragraphs (4) and (5), respectively; and
(5) in subsection (g) (as redesignated), by striking “(g)” each place it appears and inserting “(f)”.
This section was not classified to the U.S. Code.
EXPLANATORY STATEMENT OF MANAGERS
(H. CONF. REPT. 105-217)
The joint explanatory statement of managers for the conference committee on H.R. 2014 summarized this section as follows:
29. Amendments to section 254 of Gramm-Rudman-Hollings
HOUSE BILL (SECTION 11206)
Amends section 254 of GRH by removing an expired provision relating to the optional adjustment of maximum deficit amounts and extending the requirements for sequestration reports through fiscal year 2006 (for legislation enacted prior to the end of 2002).
SENATE AMENDMENT (SECTION 1656)
The Senate amendment is identical to the House bill except that it deletes the requirement for a General Accounting Office compliance report.
CONFERENCE AGREEMENT (SECTION 10206)
The Senate recedes to the House.
U.S. Congress, Joint Explanatory Statement on the Committee of Conference on the Balanced Budget Act of 1997; (Conference Report), Committee on the Budget, House of Representatives, 105th Congress, 1st Session, Washington D.C. 1997, p. 1004.
Congressional Research service report
CRS issued a report on the Budget Enforcement Act of 1997 (Pub. L. 105-33), including this description of this section:
Section 10206. Reports and Orders. Section 254 of the BBA provides for the issuance of preview, update, and final sequestration reports by OMB and CBO during the course of a session; certain other reports may be required under these procedures as well. Section 10206 of the act amends Section 254 to eliminate an obsolete reporting requirement, pertaining to the optional adjustment of maximum deficit amounts (which expired at the end of FY1995), and to reflect the extension of sequestration procedures.
CRS – Budget Enforcement Act of 1997: Summary and Legislative History by Robert Keith (97-931 GOV) October 8, 1997, p. 19.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY NOTES
Pub. L. 105–33, title X, §10000, Nov. 5, 1990, 111 Stat. 704; (Budget Enforcement Act of 1997).