S. 947 (105th): Balanced Budget Act of 1997


Jun 20, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 25, 1997 but was never passed by the House.


Pete Domenici

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Jun 20, 1997
Length: 1067 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 2015 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 5, 1997

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 104(a) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1998.

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Jun 20, 1997

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Jun 20, 1997
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Jun 25, 1997
Passed Senate

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

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