H.R. 4907 (103rd): Baseline Reform Act of 1994


Aug 5, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 12, 1994 but was never passed by the Senate.


John Spratt Jr.

Representative for South Carolina's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 16, 1994
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reform the concept of baseline budgeting.

Summary (CRS)

8/12/1994--Passed House amended.Baseline Reform Act of 1994 - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) to revise the definition of baseline to provide for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 5, 1994

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 9, 1994
Reported by Committee

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Aug 12, 1994
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 16, 1994
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Referral Instructions in the Senate.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4907”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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Aug 12, 1994 1 p.m.
Agreed to 247/171
Aug 12, 1994 1:58 p.m.
Failed 170/243

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 4914 (Related)
Baseline Reform Act of 1994

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 5, 1994

H.Res. 512 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Aug 11, 1994

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