sec. 12. DETERMINATIONS AND POINTS OF ORDER.
Nothing in this title shall be construed as limiting the authority of the chairmen of the Committees on the Budget of the House and Senate under section 312 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974. CBO may consult with the Chairmen of the House and Senate Budget Committees to resolve any ambiguities in this title.
This section is classified to the U.S. Code at 2 U.S.C. 938.
S-PAYGO Section-by-Section (Congressional Record)
The Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-139) does not have a formal report for it. Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND) inserted a section-by-section in the Congressional Record, which summarized this section:
Section 12. Determinations and Points of Order: Section 12 affirms that nothing in this Act is intended to limit the authority of the Budget Committee Chairmen to make determinations and estimates of the costs or savings of legislation. In addition, the section authorizes CBO to consult with the Budget Committees to resolve any ambiguities in the interpretation of the Act.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY NOTES
Pub. L. 111–139, title I, §12, Feb. 12, 2010, 124 Stat. 29 (Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010).