H.R. 3883 (112th): Budget or Bust Act

Introduced:
Feb 02, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Paul Broun Jr.
Representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 02, 2012
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2013

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Small Business Growth and Federal Accountability Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 2012

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 2, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 02, 2012
Referred to Committee Feb 02, 2012
 
Full Title

To amend title 31, United States Code, to eliminate the requirement that the President submit a budget to the Congress each year, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
11 cosponsors (11R) (show)
Committees

House House Administration

House Oversight and Government Reform

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House Budget

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2/2/2012--Introduced.
Budget or Bust Act - Repeals requirements that the President submits annual budgets, including supplemental budget estimates and changes to Congress.
Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to revise accordingly congressional procedures for considering budget resolutions.
Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to deposit all payments otherwise required to be made for Members of Congress' compensation in an escrow account to be released to the Members only upon the adoption of a budget resolution, if on or before April 1 of any year Congress does not adopt a budget resolution for the fiscal year that begins on October 1 of that year.

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