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


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

See Instead:

H.R. 5404 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 16, 1992

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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H.R. 5404 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 16, 1992

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Jun 11, 1992


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