S. 439 (112th): Deficit Reduction and Budget Reform Act of 2011


Mar 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Thune

Senior Senator from South Dakota



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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2011
Length: 125 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for comprehensive budget reform in order to increase transparency and reduce the deficit.

Summary (CRS)

3/2/2011--Introduced.Deficit Reduction and Budget Reform Act of 2011 - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (CBA) to require joint budget resolutions signed by the President instead of the concurrent ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 2, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 439”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3779 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 14, 2010

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End Government Shutdowns Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 25, 2012

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