H.R. 2264 (103rd): Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993

The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 (or OBRA-93) was a federal law that was enacted by the 103rd United States Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton. It has also been referred to, unofficially, as the Deficit Reduction Act of 1993. Part XIII, which dealt with taxes and is also called the Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993 ...


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May 25, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 10, 1993

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 10, 1993.


Pub.L. 103-66


Martin Sabo

Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 6, 1993
Length: 374 pages


May 25, 1993

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 25, 1993
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 27, 1993
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 25, 1993
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jun 29, 1993
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Aug 5, 1993
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Aug 6, 1993
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Aug 10, 1993
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2264 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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