Budget Counsel Reference Directory
Scorekeeping—The term scorekeeping indicates the procedure used estimate the various effects on budget concepts that legislation or enacted law has. These effects must be measured against a projection, termed a baseline, which are prepared by the Congressional Budget Office and the Office of Management and Budget, but are also used by the Committees on the Budget in the form of a concurrent resolution on the budget. The budgetary effects the process of scorekeeping measures are budget authority, receipts, outlays, and deficits, among many others.
Senate Budget Scorekeeping Reports
§081. Senate of the United States