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Budget Control Act of 2011

Budget Control Act of 2011 (Contents)

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Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub. L. 112-25, 125 Stat 240) [PDF]

Budget Control Act of 2011 [GPO Link]

BCA – Section-by-Section Analysis of the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to S. 627 (Speaker) July 28, 2011

Changes in Existing Law to Section 314 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 made by the Budget Control Act of 2011

CBO Summary (from Testimony Before the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction)


Cost Estimates

List of CBO publications that analyze the budgetary impact of the Budget Control Act of 2011 (P.L. 112-25)

CBO – Estimated Impact of Automatic Budget Enforcement Procedures Specified in the Budget Control Act (CBO Estimate) September 12, 2011)

CBO – Budget Control Act (CBO Tables) August 1, 2011

OMB – Report on Disaster Relief Funding to the Committees on Appropriations and the Budget of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate (BBEDCA Report) September 1, 2011 – This report was required by the Budget Control Act, including the requirement when amending section 254(e) of BBEDCA

Title V  of the Budget Control Act of 2011 – Pell Grant and Student Loan Changes; Posted by the Congressional Budget Office on July 25, 2011 (11:24 a.m.).


Letters Related to the Consideration of the Budget Control Act

On July 26, 2011, CBO estimated the effect on the deficit of the Budget Control Act as posted on the Web site of the Committee on Rules on July 25, 2011.

On July 27, 2011, CBO published an updated estimate of the effect on the deficit of the legislation as amended by the Faster FOIA Act of 2011.

Also on July 27, 2011, CBO estimated the effect on the deficit of the Budget Control Act as proposed in the Senate on July 25, 2011 (as an amendment to S. 1323).

On August 1, 2011, CBO estimated the effect on the deficit of the Budget Control Act as posted on the Web site of the Committee on Rules that day. That version of the legislation was ultimately enacted.


Legislative Documents

Pub. L. 112-25 Budget Control Act of 2011 (S. 365, 112th Congress) Enrolled Bill

Pub. L. 112-25 Budget Control Act of 2011 (S. 365, 112th Congress) Engrossed House Amendment

Rules – Report on Rule Providing for Budget Control Act of 2011 (H. Rept. 112-184) July 27, 2011

Rules – H. Res. 375 (112th Congress) Rule Providing for Budget Control Act of 2011 (Rules Committee) July 26, 2011


References

CRS – The Budget Control Act:  Frequently Asked Questions (R44874) September 1, 2017

CRS – Five Years of the Budget Control Act’s Disaster Relief Adjustment (R44415) March 15, 2016

CRS – The Budget Control Act of 2011 as Amended: Budgetary Effects (R42506) December 29, 2015

CRS – War Funding and the Budget Control Act:  In Brief (R44067) July 22, 2015

CRS – The Budget Control Act of 2011: Legislative Changes to the Law and Their Budgetary Effects (R43411) March 25, 2015

CRS – An Examination of Federal Disaster Relief Under the Budget Control Act (R42352) November 8, 2013

CRS – The Budget Control Act of 2011- The Effects on Spending and the Budget Deficit (R42506) April 1, 2013

CRS – The Budget Control Act, Sequestration, and the Foreign Affairs Budget- Background and Possible Impacts (R42994) March 13, 2013

CRS – The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 – Modifications to the Budget Enforcement Procedures in the Budget Control Act (R42949) February 4, 2013

CRS – Budget Control Act of 2011 Budgetary Effects of Proposals to Replace the FY2013 Sequester (R42675) November 9, 2012

CRS – Budget Control Act of 2011 (R41965) August 19, 2011


Additional Information

Budget Bulletin 2A Nov 2011 (Senate Budget)

Budget Bulletin 2B Nov 2011 (Senate Budget)

U.S. Code Note: 2 USC 900 note.  The notations included in section 900 of title 2 (The Congress), which covers the sections of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, gives a description of the background of the Budget Control Act of 2011.

Side-by-Side of the Proposals by Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Harry Reid (2011)

Elements of the Alternative by Senator Barbara Mikulski

Analysis of Budget Control Act of 2011 (Peterson Foundation)

Budget Control Act Summary (House Democratic Staff) August 3, 2011

Senate – Senate Chairman Conrad Statement on BCA Levels for the Deeming Resolution for Fiscal Year 2012 (Sec. 106)

Letter to Defense Secretary Panetta and OMB Director Lew by House Chairman on Defense Spending (BCA) August 10, 2011

 

 

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