S. 2838 (102nd): Honest Balanced Budget Act

A bill to require that the operating segment of the Federal budget be balanced in fiscal year 1994 and that the entire budget be balanced by fiscal year 1998 and to provide tough enforcement mechanisms to guarantee the budget is balanced.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jun 11, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 11, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Sanford

Senator from North Carolina



Jun 11, 1992

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S. 2838 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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