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H.Con.Res. 220 (101st): Expressing the sense of the Congress that all railroad retirement benefits are exempt from sequestration under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 and that any such benefits sequestered under the presidential order of October 16, 1989, should be restored.


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11/1/1989--Introduced. Expresses the sense of the Congress that railroad retirement benefits are exempt from reduction under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) and that supplemental annuities payable under the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 and sequestered under a specified presidential order should be restored.