S. 169 (111th): Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act


Jan 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 8, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John “Johnny” Isakson

Senator from Georgia



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Last Updated: Jan 8, 2009
Length: 27 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for a biennial budget process and a biennial appropriations process and to enhance oversight and the performance of the Federal Government.

Summary (CRS)

1/8/2009--Introduced.Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to require: (1) biennial (currently, annual) budget resolutions; (2) biennial appropriations Acts; and (3) biennial government strategic ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 8, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 169”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (10R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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S. 211 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2011

H.R. 6401 (Related)
Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 15, 2010

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