Congressional Budget Act of 1974

Title VI
Budget Agreement Enforcement Provisions

Congressional Budget Act of 1974


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 Resolutions; Budget Resolutions Must Conform To Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

Sec. 607. Effective Date.

The Budget Enforcement Act of 1990 enacted into law the agreement between President George H.W. Bush and the Congress related to both spending and tax policies, but also related to budget process. These procedural changes were reflected in law and were located in Title VI of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, since all of its sections had been repealed. 

Section 10118 of the Budget Enforcement Act of 1997 (Pub. L. 105-33, 111 Stat. 677, Aug. 5, 1997), as amended by the Budget Enforcement Act of 1990, repealed Title VI in its entirety,  including this section. By the time the BEA 1997 repealed title VI, it’s provisions had expired since under section 607 (CBA, as amended) they only were effective from fiscal years 1991 through 1995.




Title VI (Enacted)


Title VII


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