S. 211 (112th): Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act

Introduced:
Jan 27, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
John “Johnny” Isakson
Junior Senator from Georgia
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 27, 2011
Length
27 pages
Related Bills
S. 169 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 08, 2009

S. 554 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 27, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 27, 2011
Referred to Committee Jan 27, 2011
 
Full Title

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

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Cosponsors
36 cosponsors (27R, 8D, 1I) (show)
Committees

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Library of Congress Summary

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1/27/2011--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 and performance plans.
Defines the budget biennium as the two consecutive fiscal years beginning on October 1 of any odd-numbered year.
Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to: (1) determine the impact and feasibility of changing the definition of a fiscal year and the budget process based on that definition to a two-year fiscal period with a biennial budget process based on such period; and (2) report the findings to the House and Senate Budget Committees.

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