H.R. 2491 (104th): Seven-Year Balanced Budget Reconciliation Act of 1995


Oct 17, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Vetoed (No Override Attempt) on Dec 6, 1995

This bill was vetoed by the President on December 6, 1995 and Congress did not attempt an override before the end of the Congressional session.


John Kasich

Representative for Ohio's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 20, 1995
Length: 927 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 105 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1996.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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Oct 17, 1995

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 17, 1995
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.

Oct 26, 1995
Passed House

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

Oct 28, 1995
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.

Oct 28, 1995
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Nov 17, 1995
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.

Nov 17, 1995
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Nov 20, 1995
House Agreed to Changes

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

Dec 6, 1995

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

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

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Oct 26, 1995 6:49 p.m.
Passed 227/203
Oct 27, 1995 11:59 p.m.
Bill Passed 52/47
Nov 13, 1995 6:04 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 95/1
Nov 13, 1995 6:28 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 51/46
Nov 13, 1995 6:48 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 97/0
Nov 13, 1995 7:07 p.m.
Motion to Table Failed 48/49
On the Conference Report
Nov 17, 1995 3:28 p.m.
Passed 237/189
Nov 17, 1995 9:16 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 52/47
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
Nov 20, 1995 6:18 p.m.
Passed 235/192

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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

H.Res. 279 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 18, 1995

H.Res. 272 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 17, 1995

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