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H.R. 998 (103rd): Balanced Budget Enforcement Act of 1993

To achieve a balanced Federal budget by fiscal year 1998 and each year thereafter, achieve significant deficit reduction in fiscal year 1994 and each year through 1998, establish a Board of Estimates, require the President's budget and the congressional budget process to meet specified deficit reduction and balance requirements, enforce those requirements through a multiyear congressional budget process and, if necessary, sequestration, and for other purposes.

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Feb 18, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 18, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Timothy Penny

Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 18, 1993
Length: 124 pages


Feb 18, 1993

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H.R. 998 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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