H.R. 920 (112th): Zero-Baseline Budget Act of 2011

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Mar 03, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 920

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 3, 2011

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 eliminate automatic increases for inflation from CBO baseline projections for discretionary appropriations, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Zero-Baseline Budget Act of 2011.

2.

Changes in the baseline

Section 257(c) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 is amended—

(1)

in the second sentence of paragraph (1), by striking everything that follows current year, and inserting excluding resources designated as an emergency requirement and any resources provided in supplemental appropriation laws.;

(2)

by striking paragraphs (2), (3), (4), and (5);

(3)

by redesignating paragraph (6) as paragraph (2); and

(4)

by inserting after paragraph (2) the following new paragraph:

(3)

No adjustment for inflation

No adjustment shall be made for inflation or for any other factor.

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3.

Extension

The second sentence of section 275(b) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 is amended by inserting other than subsections (a) through (d) of section 257 after title.