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

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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


Oct 17, 1995

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Oct 17, 1995
Reported by Committee

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Oct 26, 1995
Passed House

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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.

H.R. 2491 (104th) 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 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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