Section 606, As Enacted
study of off-budget agencies
Sec. 606. The Committees on the Budget of the House of Representatives and the Senate shall study on a continuing basis those provisions of law which exempt agencies of the Federal Government, or any of their activities or outlays, from inclusion in the Budget of the United States Government transmitted by the President under section 201 of the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921. Each committee shall, from time to time, report to its House its recommendations for terminating or modifying such provisions.
This section was repealed by the section 223 of Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Pub. L. 99-177).
JOINT EXPLANATORY STATEMENT OF CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
House Budget Committee published a print in 1975 after the enactment of H.R. 7130, which served as a joint explanatory statement of the managers of conference. It described this section:
Section 602. Midyear Review
The conference substitute incorporates a provision of the Senate amendment changing the date for submission of the midyear budget review from June 1 to July 15.
[Joint Explanatory Statement on the Committee of Conference on H.R. 7130; (Committee Print), Committee on the Budget, House of Representatives, 93d Congress, 2d Session, Washington D.C. 1975.]
CLASSIFICATION TO THE U.S. CODE
This section was classified to 31 U.S.C. 11b when enacted. Public Law 97-258 repealed sections 601-605 and 607. See Pub. L. 97-258, sec. 5(b), 96 Stat. 877, 1082 (Sept. 13, 1982). Section 223 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 repealed section 606. Sections 601-605 and 607 were codified in sections 1105, section 1106, section 1108, and section 1110 of title 31.
The Joint Explanatory Statement of the Managers of Conference on the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 included this description:
Section 223. Study of Off-Budget Agencies
The House amendment repealed section 606 of the Congressional Budget Act.
The Senate amendment had no such amendment.
The conference agreement contains the House language repealing section 606 of the Congressional Budget Act. Section 606 required the Budget Committees to study provisions of law establishing off-budget status for agencies and to report recommendations to their respective Houses from time to time. Under section 214 of the conference agreement, all Federal entities currently off-budget are brought back on budget.
U.S. House of Representatives, Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985: Conference Report to Accompany H. J. Res. 372, House Report 99-433 (December 10, 1985).
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY NOTES
Pub. L. 93–344, §605, July 12, 1974, 88 Stat. 297, 325. The Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 enacted this section into law.
REVISION OF TITLE 31 OF THE U.S. CODE
Most of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 was classified to Title 31 of the U.S. Code but has since been transferred either to title 2 (The Congress) or to a revised Title 31. See the following for more information:
- Pub. L. 97–258, §1, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 877
- Title 31 Revision and Codification Law of 1982
- Revision of Title 31
- Table on the House Law Revision Counsel Website.
[BCR § 158.606]