H.R. 222 (103rd): Line-Item Rescission Act of 1993

Jan 05, 1993 (103rd Congress, 1993–1994)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Tim Johnson
Representative for South Dakota At Large
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Jan 05, 1993
13 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 617 (102nd) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 1991

H.R. 1578 (Related)
Expedited Rescissions Act of 1993

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 29, 1993


This bill was introduced on January 5, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jan 05, 1993
Referred to Committee Jan 05, 1993
Full Title

To amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to require expeditious consideration by the Congress of a proposal by the President to rescind all or part of any item of budget authority if the proposal is transmitted to the Congress on the same day on which the President approves the bill or joint resolution providing such budget authority.


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Line-Item Rescission Act of 1993 - Amends the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to allow the President to transmit to both Houses of the Congress, for expedited consideration, one or more special messages proposing to rescind all or part of any item of budget authority provided in an appropriation bill.
Requires that such special message be transmitted on the same calendar day the President approves the appropriation bill and be accompanied by a draft bill or joint resolution that would, if enacted, rescind the budget authority proposed to be rescinded.
Sets forth House and Senate procedures for the expedited consideration of such a proposal.
Requires the item of budget authority proposed to be rescinded to be made available for obligation unless both Houses adopt the bill rescinding such item within 60 days.

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