H.R. 2857 (112th): Prioritize Emergency Job Creation Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Sep 07, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2857

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 7, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Conyers, and Ms. Lee of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Budget

A BILL

To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to create an adjustment to the discretionary spending limits for appropriations for emergency job creation.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Prioritize Emergency Job Creation Act.

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Emergency job creation

Section 251(b)(2) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

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Emergency job creation

If, for fiscal years 2012 through 2021, appropriations for discretionary accounts are enacted that Congress designates and the President subsequently so designates as being for emergency job creation in statute, the adjustment for a fiscal year shall be the total of such appropriations for the fiscal year in discretionary accounts designated as being for emergency job creation.

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