CBA, as Enacted (Contents)

Congressional Budget Act of 1974

Section 307, as Enacted


House committee action on all appropriation bills to be completed before first appropriation bill is reported

Sec. 307. Prior to reporting the first regular appropriation bill for each fiscal year, the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives shall, to the extent practicable, complete subcommittee markup and full committee action on all regular appropriation bills for that year and submit to the House a summary report comparing the committee’s recommendations with the appropriate levels of budget outlays and new budget authority as set forth in the most recently agreed to concurrent resolution on the budget for that year.




Section 306 (CBA, as Enacted)


Section 308 (CBA, as Enacted)

Counsel Notes

The managers on the part of the House and the Senate of the conference of the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 7130) issued an explanatory statement of the legislation. This was included in a House Budget Committee print in 1975 after the bill’s enactment. It included the following description of this section:

Section 307. House Committee Action on Appropriation Bills

This section, adapted from the House bill provides that to the extent practicable the Appropriations Committee of the House shall complete action on all regular appropriation bills and submit a summary report before reporting its first bill.

[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.]


Section 307. House Committee Action on All Appropriation Bills to be Completed by June 10

Classification to the U.S. Code

This section was formerly classified to 31 U.S.C. 1328.

Legislative History Notes
Public Laws

Pub. L. 93–344, §307, July 12, 1974, 88 Stat. 313. 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: 



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