Budget Counsel Directory Introduction and Explanatory Notes
Introduction by William G. Dauster
Guide To Signals
Acknowledgements and Disclaimers
AND IMPOUNDMENT CONTROL ACT OF 1974
Section 1. Short Titles; Table of Contents.
Sec. 2. Purposes.
Sec. 3. Definitions.
TITLE I—ESTABLISHMENT OF HOUSE AND SENATE BUDGET COMMITTEES
Sec. 101. Budget Committee of the House of Representatives.
Sec. 102. Budget Committee of the Senate.
TITLE II—CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE
Sec. 201. Establishment of Office.
Sec. 202. Duties and Functions.
Sec. 203. Public Access To Budget Data.
TITLE III—CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET PROCESS
Sec. 300. Timetable.
Sec. 301. Annual Adoption of Concurrent Resolution on the Budget.
Sec. 302. Committee Allocations.
Sec. 303. Concurrent Resolution On The Budget Must Be Adopted Before Legislation Providing New Budget Authority, New Spending Authority, New Credit Authority, Or Changes In Revenues Or The Public Debt Limit Is Considered.
Sec. 304. Permissible Revisions of Concurrent Resolutions on the Budget.
Sec. 305. Provisions Relating To The Consideration Of Concurrent Resolutions on the Budget.
Sec. 306. Legislation Dealing With Congressional Budget Must Be Handled by Budget Committees.
Sec. 307. House Committee Action on All Appropriation Bills Be Completed by June 10.
Sec. 308. Reports, Summaries, and Projections Of Congressional Budget Actions.
Sec. 309. House Approval of Regular Appropriation Bills.
Sec. 310. Reconciliation.
Sec. 311. New Budget Authority, New Spending Authority, and Revenue Legislation Must Be Within Appropriate Levels.
Sec. 312. Effects of Points of Order.
Sec. 313. Extraneous Matter in Reconciliation Legislation.
TITLE IV—ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS TO IMPROVE FISCAL PROCEDURES
Sec. 401. Bill providing new spending authority.
Sec. 402. Legislation providing new credit authority.
Sec. 403. Analyses by Congressional Budget Office.
Sec. 404. Jurisdiction of the Appropriations Committee.
Sec. 405. Study by the General Accounting Office of forms of Federal financial commitment that are not reviewed annually by Congress.
Sec. 406. Off-budget agencies, programs, and activities.
Sec. 407. Member user group.
TITLE V—CREDIT REFORM
Sec. 500. Short title.
Sec. 501. Purposes.
Sec. 502. Definitions.
Sec. 503. OMB and CBO analysis, coordination, and review.
Sec. 504. Budgetary treatment.
Sec. 505. Authorizations.
Sec. 506. Treatment of deposit insurance and agencies and other insurance programs.
Sec. 507. Effect on other laws.
TITLE VI— BUDGET AGREEMENT ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS
Sec 601. Definitions and point of order.
Sec. 602. Committee allocations and enforcement.
Sec. 603. Consideration of legislation before adoption of budget resolution for that fiscal year.
Sec. 604. Reconciliation directives regarding pay-as-you-go requirements.
Sec. 605. Application of section 311; point of order.
Sec. 606. 5-year budget resolution; budget resolutions must conform to balanced budget and emergency deficit control act of 1985.
Sec. 607. Effective date.
TITLE VII—PROGRAM REVIEW AND EVALUATION
Sec. 701. Review and evaluation by standing committees.
Sec. 702. Review and evaluation by the Comptroller General. [Repealed]
Sec. 703. Continuing study of additional budget reform proposals.
TITLE VIII—FISCAL AND BUDGETARY INFORMATION CONTROLS
Sec. 801. Amendment to Legislative Reorganization Act of 1970.
Sec. 802. Changes in functional categories.
TITLE IX—MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS; EFFECTIVE DATES
Sec. 901. Amendments to rules of the House.
Sec. 902. Conforming amendments to standing rules of the Senate.
Sec. 903. Amendments to Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946.
Sec. 904. Exercise of rulemaking powers.
Sec. 905. Effective dates.
Sec. 906. Application of congressional budget process to fiscal year 1976.
TITLE X—IMPOUNDMENT CONTROL
PART A—GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 1001. Disclaimer.
Sec. 1002. Amendment to Anti-Deficiency Act. [Repealed]
Sec. 1003. Repeal of existing impoundment reporting provision. [Repealed]
PART B—CONGRESSIONAL CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSED RESCISSIONS, RESERVATIONS, AND DEFERRALS OF BUDGET AUTHORITY
Sec. 1011. Definitions.
Sec. 1012. Rescission of budget authority.
Sec. 1013. Proposed deferrals of budget authority.
Sec. 1014. Transmission of messages; publication.
Sec. 1015. Reports by Comptroller General.
Sec. 1016. Suits by Comptroller General.
Sec. 1017. Procedure in House and Senate.
BALANCED BUDGET AND EMERGENCY DEFICIT CONTROL ACT OF 1985
Sec. 200. Short title and table of contents.
PART A—CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET PROCESS
Subpart I—Congressional Budget
Sec. 201. Congressional budget.
Subpart II—Amendments to Title IV of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974
Sec. 211. New spending authority.
Sec. 212. Credit authority.
Sec. 213. Description by Congressional Budget Office.
Sec. 214. General Accounting Office study; off-budget agencies; member user group.
Subpart III—Additional Provisions to Improve Budget Procedures
Sec. 221. Congressional Budget Office.
Sec. 222. Current services budget for congressional budget purposes.
Sec. 223. Study of off-budget agencies.
Sec. 224. Changes in functional categories.
Sec. 225. Jurisdiction of Committee on Government Operations.
Sec. 226. Continuing study of congressional budget process.
Sec. 227. Early election of committees of the House.
Sec. 228. Rescissions and transfers in appropriation bills.
Subpart IV—Technical and Conforming Amendments
Sec. 231. Table of contents.
Sec. 232. Additional technical and conforming amendments.
PART B—BUDGET SUBMITTED BY THE PRESIDENT
Sec. 241. Submission of President’s budget; maximum deficit amount may not be exceeded.
Sec. 242. Supplemental budget estimates and changes.
PART C—EMERGENCY POWERS TO ELIMINATE DEFICITS IN EXCESS OF MAXIMUM DEFICIT AMOUNT
Sec. 250. Table of contents; statement of budget enforcement through sequestration; definitions.
Sec. 251. Reporting of excess deficits.
Sec. 252. Presidential order.
Sec. 253. Compliance report by Comptroller General.
Sec. 254. Congressional action.
Sec. 255. Exempt programs and activities.
Sec. 256. Exceptions, limitations, and special rules.
Sec. 257. Definitions.
Sec. 258. Suspension in the event of war or low growth.
Sec. 258A. Modification of Presidential Order.
Sec. 258B. Flexibility among defense programs, projects, and activities.
Sec. 258C. Special reconciliation process.
PART D—BUDGETARY TREATMENT OF SOCIAL SECURITY TRUST FUNDS
Sec. 261. Treatment of trust funds.
PART E—MISCELLANEOUS AND RELATED PROVISIONS
Sec. 271. Waivers and suspensions; rulemaking powers.
Sec. 272. Restoration of trust fund investments.
Sec. 273. Revenue estimates.
Sec. 274. Judicial review.
Sec. 275. Effective dates.
BUDGET ENFORCEMENT ACT OF 1990
TITLE XIII—BUDGET ENFORCEMENT
Subtitle A—Amendments to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 and Related Amendments
Sec. 13001. Short title; table of contents.
part i—amendments to the balanced budget and emergency deficit control act of 1985
Sec. 13101. Sequestration.
part ii—related amendments
Sec. 13111. Temporary amendments to the Congressional Budget Act of 1974.
Sec. 13112. Conforming amendments.
Subtitle B—Permanent Amendments to the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974
Sec. 13201. Credit accounting.
Sec. 13202. Codification of provision regarding revenue estimates.
Sec. 13203. Debt increase as measure of deficit; display of Federal Retirement Trust Fund balances.
Sec. 13204. Pay-as-you-go procedures.
Sec. 13205. Amendments to section 303.
Sec. 13206. Amendments to section 308.
Sec. 13207. Standardization of language regarding points of order.
Sec. 13208. Standardization of additional deficit control provisions.
Sec. 13209. Codification of precedent with regard to conference reports and amendments between Houses.
Sec. 13210. Superseded deadlines and conforming changes.
Sec. 13211. Definitions.
Sec. 13212. Savings transfers between fiscal years.
Sec. 13213. Conforming change to title 31.
Sec. 13214. The Byrd Rule on extraneous matter in reconciliation.
Subtitle C—Social Security
Sec. 13301. Off-budget status of OASDI trust funds.
Sec. 13302. Protection of OASDI trust funds in the House of Representatives.
Sec. 13303. Social Security firewall and point of order in the Senate.
Sec. 13304. Report to the Congress by the Board of Trustees of the OASDI trust funds regarding the actuarial balance of the trust funds.
Sec. 13305. Exercise of rulemaking power.
Sec. 13306. Effective date.
Subtitle D—Treatment of Fiscal Year 1991 Sequestration
Sec. 13401. Restoration of funds sequestered.
Subtitle E—Government-Sponsored Enterprises
Sec. 13501. Financial safety and soundness of Government-sponsored enterprises.
TITLE 31 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE
Sec. 1101. Definitions
Sec. 1102. Fiscal Year
Sec. 1103. Budget Ceiling
Sec. 1104. Budget and Appropriations Authority of the President
Sec. 1105. Budget Contents and Submission to Congress
Sec. 1106. Supplemental Budget Estimates and Changes
Sec. 1107. Deficiency and Supplemental Appropriations
Sec. 1108. Preparation and Submission of Appropriations Requests
Sec. 1109. Current Programs and Activities
Sec. 1110. Year-Ahead Requests for Authorizing Legislation
Sec. 1111. Improving Economy and Efficiency
Sec. 1112. Fiscal, Budget, Program Information
Sec. 1113. Congressional Information
Sec. 1114. Budget Information on Consulting Services
TITLE XVI– BUDGET CONTROL