H.R. 3578 (112th): Baseline Reform Act of 2012


Dec 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 3, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Rob Woodall

Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 6, 2012
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to reform the budget baseline.

Summary (CRS)

2/3/2012--Passed House amended.Baseline Reform Act of 2012 - Section2 - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) to revise the formula for establishing the ... Read more >

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Dec 7, 2011

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Jan 30, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Feb 3, 2012
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3578”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (22R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Feb 3, 2012 11:35 a.m.
Passed 235/177

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H.R. 1871 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 8, 2014

H.Res. 534 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 2, 2012

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