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S.Con.Res. 11 (114th): An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.


The text of the resolution below is as of Oct 12, 2016 (Passed the Senate).


114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. CON. RES. 11

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.

1.

Concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2016

(a)

Declaration

Congress declares that this resolution is the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2016 and that this resolution sets forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.

(b)

Table of Contents

The table of contents for this concurrent resolution is as follows:

Sec. 1. Concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2016.

TITLE I—Recommended levels and amounts

Sec. 101. Recommended levels and amounts.

Sec. 102. Social Security.

Sec. 103. Postal Service discretionary administrative expenses.

Sec. 104. Major functional categories.

TITLE II—Reconciliation

Sec. 201. Reconciliation in the Senate.

Sec. 202. Limit on Senate consideration of reconciliation.

TITLE III—Reserve funds

Sec. 301. Spending-neutral reserve fund to increase the pace of economic growth and private sector job creation in the United States.

Sec. 302. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to strengthen America's priorities.

Sec. 303. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect flexible and affordable healthcare choices for all.

Sec. 304. Deficit-neutral reserve fund for improving access to the Children's Health Insurance Program.

Sec. 305. Deficit-neutral reserve fund for other health reforms.

Sec. 306. Spending-neutral reserve fund for child welfare.

Sec. 307. Deficit-neutral reserve fund for veterans and servicemembers.

Sec. 308. Deficit-neutral reserve fund for tax reform and administration.

Sec. 309. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to invest in the infrastructure in America.

Sec. 310. Deficit-neutral reserve fund for air transportation.

Sec. 311. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to promote jobs in the United States through international trade.

Sec. 312. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to increase employment opportunities for disabled workers.

Sec. 313. Deficit-neutral reserve fund for Higher Education Act reform.

Sec. 314. Spending-neutral reserve fund for energy legislation.

Sec. 315. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to reform environmental statutes.

Sec. 316. Spending-neutral reserve fund for water resources legislation.

Sec. 317. Spending-neutral reserve fund on mineral security and mineral rights.

Sec. 318. Spending-neutral reserve fund to reform the abandoned mine lands program.

Sec. 319. Spending-neutral reserve fund to improve forest health.

Sec. 320. Spending-neutral reserve fund to reauthorize funding for payments in lieu of taxes to counties and other units of local government.

Sec. 321. Spending-neutral reserve fund for financial regulatory system reform.

Sec. 322. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve Federal program administration.

Sec. 323. Spending-neutral reserve fund to implement agreements with freely associated states.

Sec. 324. Spending-neutral reserve fund to protect payments to rural hospitals and create sustainable access for rural communities.

Sec. 325. Spending-neutral reserve fund to encourage State medicaid demonstration programs to promote independent living and integrated work for the disabled.

Sec. 326. Spending-neutral reserve fund to allow pharmacists to be paid for the provision of services under Medicare.

Sec. 327. Spending-neutral reserve fund to improve our Nation’s community health centers.

Sec. 328. Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to the funding of independent agencies, which may include subjecting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to the regular appropriations process.

Sec. 329. Deficit-neutral reserve fund for export promotion.

Sec. 330. Spending-neutral reserve fund to reform, improve, and enhance 529 college savings plans.

Sec. 331. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to securing overseas diplomatic facilities of the United States.

Sec. 332. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to achieve savings by helping struggling Americans on the road to personal and financial independence.

Sec. 333. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to conserving Federal land, enhancing access to Federal land for recreational opportunities, and making investments in counties and schools.

Sec. 334. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect taxpayers from identity fraud.

Sec. 335. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to career and technical education.

Sec. 336. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to FEMA preparedness.

Sec. 337. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to expanding, enhancing, or otherwise improving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Sec. 338. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to promote the next generation of NIH researchers in the United States.

Sec. 339. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to promoting manufacturing in the United States.

Sec. 340. Spending-neutral reserve fund to prohibit aliens without legal status in the United States from qualifying for a refundable tax credit.

Sec. 341. Deficit-reduction reserve fund for report elimination or modification.

Sec. 342. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to address heroin and prescription opioid abuse.

Sec. 343. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to strengthen our Department of Defense civilian workforce.

Sec. 344. Deficit-neutral reserve fund for Department of Defense reform.

Sec. 345. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve Federal workforce development, job training, and reemployment programs.

Sec. 346. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to provide energy assistance and invest in energy efficiency and conservation.

Sec. 347. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to enable greater collaboration between the Department of Veterans Affairs and law school clinics serving veterans.

Sec. 348. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to increase funding for Department of Energy nuclear waste cleanup.

Sec. 349. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to Department of Defense initiatives to bolster resilience of mission-critical department infrastructure to impacts from climate change and associated events.

Sec. 350. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to end Operation Choke Point and protect the Second Amendment.

Sec. 351. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to prevent the use of Federal funds for the bailout of improvident State and local governments.

Sec. 352. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect Medicaid beneficiaries from benefit cuts.

Sec. 353. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve health outcomes and lower the costs of caring for medically complex children in Medicaid.

Sec. 354. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect and strengthen the Department of Veterans Affairs, hire more health care professionals for the Department, and ensure quality and timely access to health care for all veterans.

Sec. 355. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to maintain and enhance access, choice, and accountability in veterans care through the Veterans Choice Card program.

Sec. 356. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to promoting equal pay.

Sec. 357. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to legislation submitted to Congress by the President of the United States to protect and strengthen Social Security.

Sec. 358. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to a simplified income-driven student loan repayment option.

Sec. 359. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the protection of clean water using scientific standards while maintaining the traditional role of agriculture.

Sec. 360. Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to keeping the Federal Water Pollution Control Act focused on the protection of water quality.

Sec. 361. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to saving Medicare.

Sec. 362. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to supporting Israel.

Sec. 363. Deficit-neutral reserve fund for legislation to allow Americans to earn paid sick time.

Sec. 364. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing health care to veterans who have geographic inaccessibility to care.

Sec. 365. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to increasing access to higher education for low-income Americans through the Federal Pell Grant program.

Sec. 366. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to consumer price transparency.

Sec. 367. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to transparency in health premium billing.

Sec. 368. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to carbon emissions.

Sec. 369. Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to requiring the Federal Government to allow states to opt out of Common Core without penalty.

Sec. 370. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to small business tax relief.

Sec. 371. Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to the disposal of certain Federal land.

Sec. 372. Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to prohibiting funding of international organizations during the implementation of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty prior to Senate ratification and adoption of implementing legislation.

Sec. 373. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to reimposing waived sanctions and imposing new sanctions against Iran for violations of the Joint Plan of Action or a comprehensive nuclear agreement.

Sec. 374. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to supporting United States citizens held hostage in the United States embassy in Tehran, Iran, between November 3, 1979, and January 20, 1981.

Sec. 375. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers.

Sec. 376. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to permanently eliminate the Federal estate tax.

Sec. 377. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to addressing climate change.

Sec. 378. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to regulation by the Environmental Protection Agency of greenhouse gas emissions.

Sec. 379. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to protecting privately held water rights and permits.

Sec. 380. Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to prohibiting awarding of construction contracts based on awardees entering or not entering into agreements with labor organizations.

Sec. 381. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to strengthening the United States Postal Service.

Sec. 382. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to prevent American jobs from being moved overseas by reducing the corporate income tax rate.

Sec. 383. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to ensuring equal treatment of married couples under the Social Security program and by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Sec. 384. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to increase wages for American workers.

Sec. 385. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to deterring the migration of unaccompanied children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.

Sec. 386. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to middle class tax relief.

Sec. 387. Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to ensuring proper economic consideration in designation of critical habitat.

Sec. 388. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to strengthen the national do-not-call registry.

Sec. 389. Deficit–neutral reserve fund to end too big to fail bailouts for Wall Street mega-banks (over $500 billion in total assets).

Sec. 390. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to ending Washington’s illegal exemption from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Sec. 391. Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to increasing funding for the relocation of the United States Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Sec. 392. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to revise or repeal sequestration.

Sec. 393. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to promoting the return of children who have been legally adopted by United States citizens from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Sec. 394. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to development of a new nuclear-capable cruise missile by the Department of Defense and the National Nuclear Security Administration.

Sec. 395. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to provide equity in the tax treatment of public safety officer death benefits.

Sec. 396. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to eliminating the backlog of sexual assault evidence kits.

Sec. 397. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to mixed oxide fuel fabrication.

Sec. 398. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to reforming Offices of Inspectors General and preventing extended vacancies.

Sec. 399. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving retirement security.

Sec. 399a. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve the competitiveness of the United States.

Sec. 399b. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to ensuring that the conservation of northern long-eared bat populations and local economic development are compatible.

Sec. 399c. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve cybersecurity.

Sec. 399d. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to allow the Drug Enforcement Administration and Federal Bureau of Investigation to enter into joint task forces with tribal and local law enforcement agencies.

Sec. 399e. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to encouraging cost savings in office space used by Federal agencies.

Sec. 399f. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing technical assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs through small business development centers.

Sec. 399g. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to ensuring that medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs meet the needs of women veterans.

Sec. 399h. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to supporting efficient resourcing for the Asia rebalance policy.

Sec. 399i. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to preventing access to marijuana edibles by children in States that have decriminalized marijuana.

Sec. 399j. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing mortgage lending to rural areas.

Sec. 399k. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the construction of Arctic polar icebreakers.

Sec. 399l. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to researching health conditions of the descendants of veterans exposed to toxic substances during service in the Armed Forces.

Sec. 399m. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to raising the Family of Funds limit of the Small Business Investment Company Program.

Sec. 399n. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to detection, investigation, and prosecution of the owners and operators of websites who knowingly allow such websites to be used to advertise commercial sex with children over the Internet.

Sec. 399o. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to support State drought prevention plans.

Sec. 399p. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to protecting the reliability of the electricity grid.

Sec. 399q. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to preserve and protect the open Internet.

Sec. 399r. Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to reforming the Federal regulatory process.

Sec. 399s. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing coverage of virtual colonoscopies as a colorectal cancer screening test under the Medicare program.

Sec. 399t. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to strengthening waterborne commerce in our ports and harbors.

Sec. 399u. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the modernization of the nuclear command, control, and communications architecture of the United States.

Sec. 399v. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to BARDA and the BioShield Special Reserve Fund.

Sec. 399w. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving the nuclear forces and missions of the Air Force.

Sec. 399x. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to promoting economic growth and job creation for small businesses.

Sec. 399y. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the definition of full-time employee.

Sec. 399z. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Federal regulatory process.

Sec. 399aa. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to expedite awards under the Internal Revenue Service whistleblower program.

Sec. 399bb. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to encouraging the increased use of performance contracting in Federal facilities.

Sec. 399cc. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving information sharing by the Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs with respect to investigations relating to substandard health care, delayed and denied health care, patient deaths, other findings that directly relate to patient care, and other management issues of the Department.

Sec. 399dd. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to address the disproportionate regulatory burdens on community banks and credit unions.

Sec. 399ee. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Sec. 399ff. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to ensuring that Department of Justice attorneys comply with disclosure obligations in criminal prosecutions.

Sec. 399gg. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to promote biomedical research.

Sec. 399hh. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to address the heroin and methamphetamine abuse epidemic in the United States.

Sec. 399ii. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing access to necessary equipment for Medicare beneficiaries.

Sec. 399jj. Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to prioritizing the construction of infrastructure projects that are of national and regional significance and projects in high priority corridors.

Sec. 399kk. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to encouraging the United States' NATO allies to reverse declines in defense spending and bear a more proportionate burden for ensuring the security of NATO.

Sec. 399ll. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the investigation and recovery of missing weapons and military equipment provided to the Government of Yemen by the United States Government.

Sec. 399mm. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving higher education data and transparency.

Sec. 399nn. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to supporting programs funded by the Older Americans Act of 1965.

Sec. 399oo. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to Native children.

Sec. 399pp. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to protecting the personal information of consumers from data breaches.

Sec. 399qq. Deficit-reduction reserve fund for Government reform and efficiency.

Sec. 399rr. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to medical treatment and compensation for first responders, survivors, and their families injured and made ill by the 9/11 attacks.

Sec. 399ss. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to construction of Native American schools.

Sec. 399tt. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to increasing the guarantee threshold for the Surety Bond Guarantee Program.

Sec. 399uu. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to Indo-Pacific partner capacity building and strategy.

Sec. 399vv. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to addressing methamphetamine abuse in the United States.

Sec. 399ww. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the National Guard State Partnership Program.

Sec. 399xx. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving the prevention and treatment of agricultural virus outbreaks.

Sec. 399yy. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the importance of financial literacy education to allow individuals to make informed and effective decisions with their financial resources.

Sec. 399zz. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to comprehensive mental health reform.

Sec. 399aaa. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving oral health care for children and pregnant women under Medicaid.

Sec. 399bbb. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the National Park Service Centennial.

Sec. 399ccc. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to increasing college completion.

Sec. 399ddd. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to encouraging freight planning and investment that incorporates all modes of transportation, including rail, waterways, ports, and highways.

Sec. 399eee. Deficit-neutral reserve fund related to providing for full funding for at-sea and dockside monitoring for certain fisheries.

Sec. 399fff. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to training and resources for first responders responding to hazardous materials incidents on railroads.

Sec. 399ggg. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to enhancing and improving the United States Patent and Trademark Office in order to reduce the application backlog.

Sec. 399hhh. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to provide additional funding for international strategic communications.

Sec. 399iii. Deficit-neutral reserve fund for elementary and secondary education.

Sec. 399jjj. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to investing in rural and tribal water infrastructure.

Sec. 399kkk. Deficit-neutral reserve fund related to sexual assault at institutions of higher education.

Sec. 399lll. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to simplifying and expanding tax incentives for higher education.

Sec. 399mmm. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to authorizing children eligible for health care under laws administered by Secretary of Veterans Affairs to retain such eligibility until age 26.

Sec. 399nnn. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to supporting workforce development through apprenticeship programs.

Sec. 399ooo. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the prioritization of broad-based criminal justice reform.

Sec. 399ppp. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to strengthening the economy by accelerating the transfer of technologies from laboratories of the Department of Energy and the Department of Defense to the marketplace.

Sec. 399qqq. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to supporting trade and travel at ports of entry.

Sec. 399rrr. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to imposing sanctions with respect to foreign persons responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights or significant acts of corruption.

Sec. 399sss. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to reforming student loan programs.

Sec. 399ttt. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to increasing funding for the TIGER discretionary grant program of the Department of Transportation.

Sec. 399uuu. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to promoting the use of college savings accounts.

Sec. 399vvv. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to establishing a new outcome-based process for authorizing innovative higher education providers.

Sec. 399www. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving community relations with law enforcement officers.

Sec. 399xxx. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to support research.

Sec. 399yyy. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to support for Ukraine, which should include the provision of lethal defensive articles.

Sec. 399zzz. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing funding to combat anti-Semitism in Europe.

Sec. 399aaaa. Deficit-neutral reserve fund to provide students and families with transparent, easily understood postsecondary education financial aid information.

Sec. 399bbbb. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing adequate funding for the Contract Tower Program of the Federal Aviation Administration.

Sec. 399cccc. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to underground and surface mining safety and health research.

Sec. 399dddd. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to investing in advanced fossil energy technology research and development.

Sec. 399eeee. Deficit-neutral reserve funds relating to foreign persons.

Sec. 399ffff. Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to special treatment of the income tax credit for research expenditures for startup companies.

TITLE IV—Budget process

Subtitle A—Budget enforcement

Sec. 401. Extension of enforcement of budgetary points of order in the Senate.

Sec. 402. Senate point of order against legislation increasing long-term deficits.

Sec. 403. Point of order against advance appropriations.

Sec. 404. Supermajority enforcement of unfunded mandates.

Sec. 405. Repeal of Senate point of order against certain reconciliation legislation.

Sec. 406. Point of order against changes in mandatory programs.

Sec. 407. Prohibition on agreeing to legislation without a score.

Sec. 408. Protecting the savings in reported reconciliation bills.

Sec. 409. Point of order against exceeding funds designated for overseas contingency operations.

Sec. 410. Senate point of order against provisions of appropriations legislation that constitute changes in mandatory programs affecting the Crime Victims Fund.

Sec. 411. Accuracy in budget enforcement.

Sec. 412. Fair value estimates.

Sec. 413. Honest accounting estimates.

Sec. 414. Currency modernization.

Sec. 415. Certain energy contracts.

Sec. 416. Long-term scoring.

Sec. 417. Requiring clearer reporting of projected Federal spending and deficits.

Sec. 418. Reporting on tax expenditures.

Sec. 419. Congressional Budget Office estimates.

Sec. 420. To require transparent reporting on the ongoing costs and savings to taxpayers of Obamacare.

Sec. 421. Prohibiting the use of guarantee fees as an offset.

Sec. 422. Adjustments for sequestration replacement.

Sec. 423. To convey clear information to Congress and the public about projected Federal outlays, revenues, and deficits.

Sec. 424. Adjustment for wildfire suppression funding.

Subtitle B—Other provisions

Sec. 431. Oversight of Government performance.

Sec. 432. Budgetary treatment of certain discretionary administrative expenses.

Sec. 433. Application and effect of changes in allocations and aggregates.

Sec. 434. Adjustments to reflect changes in concepts and definitions.

Sec. 435. Exercise of rulemaking powers.

I

Recommended levels and amounts

101.

Recommended levels and amounts

The following budgetary levels are appropriate for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2025:

(1)

Federal revenues

For purposes of the enforcement of this resolution:

(A)

The recommended levels of Federal revenues are as follows:

  • Fiscal year 2016: $2,666,755,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2017: $2,763,328,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2018: $2,858,131,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2019: $2,974,147,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2020: $3,099,410,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2021: $3,241,963,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2022: $3,388,688,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2023: $3,550,388,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2024: $3,722,144,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2025: $3,905,648,000,000.
(B)

The amounts by which the aggregate levels of Federal revenues should be changed are as follows:

  • Fiscal year 2016: $0.
  • Fiscal year 2017: $0.
  • Fiscal year 2018: $0.
  • Fiscal year 2019: $0.
  • Fiscal year 2020: $0.
  • Fiscal year 2021: $0.
  • Fiscal year 2022: $0.
  • Fiscal year 2023: $0.
  • Fiscal year 2024: $0.
  • Fiscal year 2025: $0.
(2)

New budget authority

For purposes of the enforcement of this resolution, the appropriate levels of total new budget authority are as follows:

  • Fiscal year 2016: $3,003,274,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2017: $2,894,221,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2018: $2,958,672,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2019: $3,107,799,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2020: $3,228,534,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2021: $3,337,729,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2022: $3,455,558,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2023: $3,525,594,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2024: $3,624,025,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2025: $3,646,263,000,000.
(3)

Budget outlays

For purposes of the enforcement of this resolution, the appropriate levels of total budget outlays are as follows:

  • Fiscal year 2016: $3,037,267,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2017: $2,928,317,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2018: $2,945,067,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2019: $3,080,929,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2020: $3,185,512,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2021: $3,308,296,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2022: $3,449,532,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2023: $3,497,247,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2024: $3,576,890,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2025: $3,614,976,000,000.
(4)

Deficits

For purposes of the enforcement of this resolution, the amounts of the deficits are as follows:

  • Fiscal year 2016: $370,512,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2017: $164,989,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2018: $86,936,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2019: $106,782,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2020: $86,102,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2021: $66,333,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2022: $60,844,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2023: –$53,141,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2024: –$145,254,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2025: –$290,672,000,000.
(5)

Public debt

Pursuant to section 301(a)(5) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, the appropriate levels of the public debt are as follows:

  • Fiscal year 2016: $19,009,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2017: $19,396,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2018: $19,718,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2019: $20,055,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2020: $20,375,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2021: $20,676,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2022: $21,008,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2023: $21,195,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2024: $21,254,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2025: $21,207,000,000,000.
(6)

Debt held by the public

The appropriate levels of debt held by the public are as follows:

  • Fiscal year 2016: $13,799,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2017: $14,042,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2018: $14,222,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2019: $14,445,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2020: $14,674,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2021: $14,912,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2022: $15,230,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2023: $15,419,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2024: $15,500,000,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2025: $15,538,000,000,000.
(7)

Federal tax expenditures

The levels of Federal tax expenditures are as follows:

  • Fiscal year 2016: $1,481,800,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2017: $1,593,500,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2018: $1,670,800,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2019: $1,738,019,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2020: $1,810,158,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2021: $1,890,648,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2022: $1,973,922,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2023: $2,064,520,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2024: $2,160,235,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2025: $2,261,769,000,000.
102.

Social Security

(a)

Social Security Revenues

For purposes of Senate enforcement under sections 302 and 311 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, the amounts of revenues of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund are as follows:

  • Fiscal year 2016: $792,776,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2017: $824,342,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2018: $857,154,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2019: $890,609,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2020: $925,760,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2021: $962,188,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2022: $1,000,637,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2023: $1,040,394,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2024: $1,081,476,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2025: $1,123,748,000,000.
(b)

Social Security Outlays

For purposes of Senate enforcement under sections 302 and 311 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, the amounts of outlays of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund are as follows:

  • Fiscal year 2016: $778,032,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2017: $825,829,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2018: $882,521,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2019: $941,034,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2020: $1,005,632,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2021: $1,073,227,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2022: $1,145,188,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2023: $1,222,754,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2024: $1,305,622,000,000.
  • Fiscal year 2025: $1,394,327,000,000.
(c)

Social Security Administrative Expenses

In the Senate, the amounts of new budget authority and budget outlays of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund for administrative expenses are as follows:

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $5,026,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $5,089,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $5,175,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $5,190,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $5,345,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $5,316,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $5,518,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $5,487,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $5,699,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $5,668,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $5,881,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $5,849,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $6,072,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $6,039,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $6,266,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $6,232,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $6,462,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $6,428,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $6,665,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $6,630,000,000.

103.

Postal Service discretionary administrative expenses

In the Senate, the amounts of new budget authority and budget outlays of the Postal Service for discretionary administrative expenses are as follows:

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $267,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $266,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $277,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $277,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $288,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $288,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $299,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $298,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $310,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $310,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $321,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $320,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $334,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $333,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $346,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $345,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $358,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $357,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $371,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $370,000,000.

104.

Major functional categories

Congress determines and declares that the appropriate levels of new budget authority and outlays for fiscal years 2016 through 2025 for each major functional category are:

(1)

National Defense (050):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $620,263,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $605,189,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $544,506,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $576,934,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $557,744,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $558,049,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $571,019,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $564,685,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $585,310,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $573,614,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $599,627,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $586,038,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $600,634,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $596,103,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $615,997,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $603,051,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $631,771,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $611,920,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $648,836,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $632,992,000,000.

(2)

International Affairs (150):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $47,791,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $48,227,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $41,839,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $45,656,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $42,802,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $43,642,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $43,749,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $42,565,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $44,754,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $42,437,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $45,276,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $42,795,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $46,553,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $43,424,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $47,593,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $44,153,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $48,681,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $45,023,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $49,786,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $45,943,000,000.

(3)

General Science, Space, and Technology (250):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $30,007,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $30,007,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $30,596,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $30,529,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $31,286,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $31,165,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $31,981,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $31,712,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $32,706,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $32,400,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $33,433,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $33,022,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $34,192,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $33,756,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $34,953,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $34,512,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $35,745,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $35,290,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $36,545,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $36,084,000,000.

(4)

Energy (270):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, –$1,947,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $2,365,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $2,483,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $2,112,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $76,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$731,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $90,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$753,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $128,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$668,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $97,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$543,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $62,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$465,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $36,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$393,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $2,869,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $2,521,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $2,963,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $2,655,000,000.

(5)

Natural Resources and Environment (300):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $36,277,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $38,983,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $36,685,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $38,866,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $37,680,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $38,719,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $39,125,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $39,486,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $41,066,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $41,098,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $40,951,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $41,232,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $41,844,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $41,992,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $43,240,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $43,467,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $44,125,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $43,663,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $45,522,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $44,966,000,000.

(6)

Agriculture (350):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $20,628,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $20,585,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $24,247,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $23,696,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $23,204,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $22,471,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $22,083,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $21,401,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $20,974,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $20,498,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $21,078,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $20,613,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $20,914,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $20,476,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $21,506,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $21,051,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $21,620,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $21,125,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $21,834,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $21,416,000,000.

(7)

Commerce and Housing Credit (370):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $2,260,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$11,365,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, –$3,959,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$18,302,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, –$1,264,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$16,095,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, –$1,316,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$21,170,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $55,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$20,567,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, –$75,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$15,388,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $1,341,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$15,789,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $2,452,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$15,942,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $3,648,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$16,051,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $4,520,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$16,011,000,000.

(8)

Transportation (400):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $71,528,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $88,436,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $72,392,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $83,756,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $73,286,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $80,329,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $74,077,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $79,437,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $74,826,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $78,935,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $75,549,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $78,708,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $76,221,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $78,973,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $76,840,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $79,228,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $77,506,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $79,123,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $78,208,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $79,426,000,000.

(9)

Community and Regional Development (450):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $17,414,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $22,351,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $18,263,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $21,002,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $18,606,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $21,457,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $18,862,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $22,314,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $18,870,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $22,547,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $18,771,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $22,474,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $18,782,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $21,323,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $18,861,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $19,747,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $18,975,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $19,313,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $19,140,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $19,384,000,000.

(10)

Education, Training, Employment, and Social Services (500):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $86,251,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $95,717,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $87,848,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $92,889,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $90,703,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $90,534,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $89,535,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $88,889,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $91,991,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $91,556,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $93,353,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $93,315,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $94,970,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $94,734,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $96,575,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $96,383,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $98,439,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $98,178,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $100,362,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $100,129,000,000.

(11)

Health (550):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $414,351,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $424,736,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $385,565,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $389,710,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $388,629,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $390,503,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $402,511,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $403,324,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $425,526,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $415,791,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $433,351,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $433,395,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $452,426,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $452,523,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $471,644,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $471,719,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $489,491,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $489,587,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $512,965,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $513,163,000,000.

(12)

Medicare (570):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $567,213,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $567,122,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $562,941,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $562,881,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $562,143,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $562,102,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $619,228,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $619,148,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $657,658,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $657,564,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $698,284,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $698,188,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $776,034,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $775,930,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $787,879,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $787,681,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $797,075,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $796,964,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $902,467,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $902,349,000,000.

(13)

Income Security (600):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $529,494,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $528,778,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $458,455,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $455,293,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $466,015,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $458,848,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $460,943,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $457,388,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $471,826,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $467,468,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $481,804,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $477,132,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $493,877,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $493,223,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $502,550,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $498,468,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $512,932,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $504,310,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $521,641,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $517,044,000,000.

(14)

Social Security (650):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $33,878,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $33,919,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $36,535,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $36,535,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $39,407,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $39,407,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $42,634,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $42,634,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $46,104,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $46,104,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $49,712,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $49,712,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $53,547,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $53,547,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $57,455,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $57,455,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $61,546,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $61,546,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $65,751,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $65,751,000,000.

(15)

Veterans Benefits and Services (700):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $166,708,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $170,152,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $164,905,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $164,449,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $163,101,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $162,477,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $174,989,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $174,175,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $179,899,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $178,942,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $184,172,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $183,222,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $196,530,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $195,502,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $193,156,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $192,124,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $189,999,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $188,884,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $203,895,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $202,761,000,000.

(16)

Administration of Justice (750):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $52,543,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $56,757,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $57,030,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $58,576,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $56,787,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $57,929,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $58,512,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $57,973,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $60,284,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $59,888,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $62,239,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $61,690,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $64,815,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $64,224,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $66,745,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $66,238,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $68,717,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $68,091,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $70,550,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $69,922,000,000.

(17)

General Government (800):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $23,755,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $23,708,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $24,046,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $23,958,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $24,755,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $24,573,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $25,485,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $25,089,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $26,202,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $25,782,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $26,958,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $26,551,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $27,766,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $27,375,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $28,493,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $28,114,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $29,022,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $28,671,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $29,809,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $29,399,000,000.

(18)

Net Interest (900):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, $366,579,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $366,579,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $415,132,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $415,132,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, $478,693,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $478,693,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, $532,670,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $532,670,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, $580,522,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $580,522,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, $614,725,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $614,725,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, $645,841,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $645,841,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, $671,301,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $671,301,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, $690,987,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $690,987,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, $703,419,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $703,419,000,000.

(19)

Allowances (920):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, –$12,322,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$5,571,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, $12,975,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, $2,923,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, –$10,750,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$14,755,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, –$15,199,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$16,838,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, –$46,590,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$44,799,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, –$54,803,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$51,787,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, –$98,454,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$80,798,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, –$112,036,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$101,438,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, –$90,119,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$83,225,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, –$250,580,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$234,419,000,000.

(20)

Undistributed Offsetting Receipts (950):

Fiscal year 2016:

(A)

New budget authority, –$69,397,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$69,408,000,000.

Fiscal year 2017:

(A)

New budget authority, –$78,263,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$78,278,000,000.

Fiscal year 2018:

(A)

New budget authority, –$84,231,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$84,250,000,000.

Fiscal year 2019:

(A)

New budget authority, –$83,179,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$83,200,000,000.

Fiscal year 2020:

(A)

New budget authority, –$83,577,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$83,600,000,000.

Fiscal year 2021:

(A)

New budget authority, –$86,773,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$86,798,000,000.

Fiscal year 2022:

(A)

New budget authority, –$92,337,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$92,362,000,000.

Fiscal year 2023:

(A)

New budget authority, –$99,646,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$99,672,000,000.

Fiscal year 2024:

(A)

New budget authority, –$109,004,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$109,030,000,000.

Fiscal year 2025:

(A)

New budget authority, –$121,370,000,000.

(B)

Outlays, –$121,397,000,000.

II

Reconciliation

201.

Reconciliation in the Senate

(a)

Committee on finance

The Committee on Finance of the Senate shall report changes in laws within its jurisdiction to reduce the deficit by $1,000,000,000 for the period of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

(b)

Committee on health, education, labor and pensions

The Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions of the Senate shall report changes in laws within its jurisdiction to reduce the deficit by $1,000,000,000 for the period of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

(c)

Submissions

In the Senate, not later than July 31, 2015, the Senate Committees named in subsections (a) and (b) shall submit their recommendations to the Committee on the Budget of the Senate. Upon receiving all such recommendations, the Committee on the Budget of the Senate shall report to the Senate a reconciliation bill carrying out all such recommendations without any substantive revision.

202.

Limit on Senate consideration of reconciliation

(a)

Point of order

It shall not be in order in the Senate to consider a bill or joint resolution reported pursuant to section 201, or an amendment to, conference report on, or amendment between the Houses in relation to such a bill or joint resolution, which would increase the public debt limit under section 3101 of title 31, United States Code, during the period of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

(b)

Waiver

This section may be waived or suspended in the Senate only by the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the Members, duly chosen and sworn.

(c)

Appeals

An affirmative vote of two-thirds of the Members of the Senate, duly chosen and sworn, shall be required to sustain an appeal of the ruling of the Chair on the point of order raised under this section.

III

Reserve funds

301.

Spending-neutral reserve fund to increase the pace of economic growth and private sector job creation in the United States

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to—

(1)

growing the economy;

(2)

creating more private sector jobs and enhancing worker rights such as Davis-Bacon reform and card check;

(3)

lowering the after-tax costs of investment, savings, and work;

(4)

reducing the costs to business and individuals from the Internal Revenue Code of 1986;

(5)

reducing the costs borne by economic activity in the United States stemming from Federal regulations, including the costs incurred by individuals in complying with Federal law when starting a business;

(6)

reducing the costs of frivolous lawsuits;

(7)

creating a more competitive financial sector to support economic growth and job creation while enhancing the credit worthiness of lending institutions; or

(8)

improving the ability of policy makers to estimate the economic effects of policy change through the enhanced use of economic models and data in scoring legislation;

without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.
302.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to strengthen America's priorities

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to enhanced funding for national security or domestic discretionary programs by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

303.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect flexible and affordable healthcare choices for all

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to—

(1)

the full repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148; 124 Stat. 119) and the health care-related provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–152; 124 Stat. 1029); or

(2)

the replacing or reforming the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148; 124 Stat. 119) or the health care-related provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–152; 124 Stat. 1029);

by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.
304.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund for improving access to the Children's Health Insurance Program

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to improving access to affordable health care for low-income children, including the Children’s Health Insurance Program, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

305.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund for other health reforms

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to—

(1)

the requirement to individually purchase, or jointly provide, health insurance;

(2)

increasing payments under, or permanently reforming or replacing, Medicare payments for providers;

(3)

extending expiring health care provisions;

(4)

the health care needs of first responders to domestic acts of terror;

(5)

improvements in medical research, innovation and safety; or

(6)

strengthening program integrity initiatives to reduce fraud, waste, and abuse in Federal health care programs;

by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.
306.

Spending-neutral reserve fund for child welfare

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to—

(1)

child nutrition programs;

(2)

replacing ineffective policies and programs with evidence-based alternative that improve the welfare of vulnerable children; or

(3)

policies that protect children from sexual predators in our schools or communities;

without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.
307.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund for veterans and servicemembers

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the improvement of the delivery of benefits and services to veterans and servicemembers, including:

(1)

eligibility for both military retired pay and veterans' disability compensation (concurrent receipt);

(2)

the reduction or elimination of the offset between Survivor Benefit Plan annuities and Veterans' Dependency and Indemnity Compensation;

(3)

the improvement of disability benefits or the process of evaluating and adjudicating benefit claims for members of the Armed Forces or veterans, including the growing backlog of appeals of decisions regarding claims for disability compensation;

(4)

the infrastructure needs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, including constructing or leasing space, to include leases of major medical facilities, and maintenance of Department facilities;

(5)

supporting the transition of servicemembers to the civilian workforce, including by expanding or improving education, job training, and workforce development benefits, or other programs for servicemembers or veterans, which may include streamlining the process associated with Federal and State credentialing requirements;

(6)

vocational programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, which may include legislation that improves vocational rehabilitation and counseling for veterans with service-connected disabilities and members of the Armed Forces with severe injuries or illness;

(7)

improving research at the Department of Veterans Affairs, which may include legislation that expands research on post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, or toxic exposures;

(8)

improving the delivery of health care and benefits to veterans or members of the Armed Forces, which may include legislation that improves delivery of health care and benefits to victims of military sexual trauma;

(9)

improving the delivery of care and benefits to veterans, which may include legislation that enhances oversight and investigations by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General;

(10)

maintaining and enhancing access, choice, and accountability in veterans care through the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (Public Law 113–146);

(11)

improving access to and reducing wait times for Department of Veterans Affairs health care, including through hiring medical providers, and improving the quality of such care;

(12)

providing or improving specialty services, including mental health care, homeless services, gender specific health care, fertility treatment, and support for caregivers; or

(13)

improving outreach, access, and services for rural veterans;

by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.
308.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund for tax reform and administration

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to—

(1)

reforming the Internal Revenue Code of 1986;

(2)

amending the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring tax relief provisions;

(3)

innovation and high quality manufacturing jobs, including the repeal of the 2.3 percent excise tax on medical device manufacturers; or

(4)

operations and administration of the Department of the Treasury,

by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.
309.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to invest in the infrastructure in America

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to Federal investment in the infrastructure of the United States, including programs that expedite the deployment of broadband to rural areas, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation shall not include transfers from other trust funds but may include transfers from the general fund of the Treasury that are offset, provided further that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

310.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund for air transportation

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to Federal spending on civil air traffic control services, which may include air traffic management at airport towers across the United States or at facilities of the Federal Aviation Administration, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

311.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to promote jobs in the United States through international trade

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to—

(1)

suspending or reducing tariffs on miscellaneous imports;

(2)

reauthorization of trade related Federal agencies;

(3)

implementing international trade agreements;

(4)

reauthorizing or extending trade adjustment assistance programs;

(5)

reauthorizing preference programs; or

(6)

enhancing the protection of United States intellectual property rights at the border and abroad;

by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.
312.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to increase employment opportunities for disabled workers

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the administration of disability benefits and the improved employment of disabled workers by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

313.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund for Higher Education Act reform

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports that amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1001 et seq.) by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

314.

Spending-neutral reserve fund for energy legislation

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to—

(1)

reform of the management of civilian and defense nuclear waste;

(2)

reform and reauthorization of programs at the Department of Energy related to research and development of alternative or renewable forms of energy, fossil fuel exploration and use, nuclear energy, or the electricity grid;

(3)

expansion of North American energy production; or

(4)

reform of the permitting and siting processes for energy infrastructure;

without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.
315.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to reform environmental statutes

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to reform of environmental statutes to promote job growth by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

316.

Spending-neutral reserve fund for water resources legislation

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to improving flood control, expanding opportunities for commercial navigation, and improving the environmental restoration of the nation’s waterways without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

317.

Spending-neutral reserve fund on mineral security and mineral rights

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to—

(1)

reducing reliance on mineral imports; or

(2)

the authority to deduct certain amounts from mineral revenues payable to States;

without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.
318.

Spending-neutral reserve fund to reform the abandoned mine lands program

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. 1201 et seq.) without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

319.

Spending-neutral reserve fund to improve forest health

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to—

(1)

increasing timber production from Federal lands and providing bridge funding to counties and other units of local government until timber production levels increase;

(2)

decreasing forest hazardous fuel loads;

(3)

improving stewardship contracting; or

(4)

reform of the process of budgeting for wildfire suppression operations;

without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.
320.

Spending-neutral reserve fund to reauthorize funding for payments in lieu of taxes to counties and other units of local government

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to Payments In Lieu of Taxes (PILT), which may include funding the payments in lieu of taxes program at levels roughly equivalent to lost tax revenues due to the presence of Federal land without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

321.

Spending-neutral reserve fund for financial regulatory system reform

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to regulatory relief for small financial firms, improvements in the effectiveness of the financial regulatory framework, enhancements in oversight and accountability of the Federal Reserve System, and expansions in access to capital markets without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

322.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve Federal program administration

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to improving the processing of earnings reports for the Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance programs by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

323.

Spending-neutral reserve fund to implement agreements with freely associated states

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the implementation of agreements between the United States and nations with whom it maintains a Compact of Free Association without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

324.

Spending-neutral reserve fund to protect payments to rural hospitals and create sustainable access for rural communities

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to protecting payments to rural hospitals and creating sustainable access for rural communities, without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

325.

Spending-neutral reserve fund to encourage State medicaid demonstration programs to promote independent living and integrated work for the disabled

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to encouraging State Medicaid demonstration programs to promote independent living and integrated work for the disabled, without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

326.

Spending-neutral reserve fund to allow pharmacists to be paid for the provision of services under Medicare

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to payments to pharmacists for the provision of services under Medicare, without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

327.

Spending-neutral reserve fund to improve our Nation’s community health centers

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to supporting and improving community health centers, without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

328.

Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to the funding of independent agencies, which may include subjecting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to the regular appropriations process

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the funding of independent agencies, which may include subjecting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to the regular appropriations process without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

329.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund for export promotion

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to promoting exports, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase total deficits over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

330.

Spending-neutral reserve fund to reform, improve, and enhance 529 college savings plans

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to reforms, improvements, and enhancements of 529 college savings plans, without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

331.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to securing overseas diplomatic facilities of the United States

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the security of the overseas diplomatic facilities of the United States, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

332.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to achieve savings by helping struggling Americans on the road to personal and financial independence

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to welfare legislation to help struggling Americans on the road to personal and financial independence, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

333.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to conserving Federal land, enhancing access to Federal land for recreational opportunities, and making investments in counties and schools

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to Federal programs for land and water conservation and acquisition or the preservation, restoration, or protection of public land, oceans, coastal areas, or aquatic ecosystems, making changes to or providing for the reauthorization of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (16 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), making changes to or providing for the reauthorization of the payments in lieu of taxes program under chapter 69 of title 31, United States Code, or making changes to or providing for the reauthorization of both laws, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

334.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect taxpayers from identity fraud

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports related to changes at the Internal Revenue Service, which may include establishing a process by which taxpayers may (1) receive notification of tax scams and (2) determine whether a return may have been filed using their personal information, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2021 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

335.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to career and technical education

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to career and technical education, which may include work- or skills-based learning opportunities or which creates rigorous career and technical education curricula in schools, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

336.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to FEMA preparedness

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to enhancing the preparedness of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to respond to disasters, which may include those on land and in the oceans caused or exacerbated by human-induced climate change, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

337.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to expanding, enhancing, or otherwise improving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to expanding, enhancing, or otherwise improving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

338.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to promote the next generation of NIH researchers in the United States

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to policies and programs that improve opportunities for new biomedical researchers by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

339.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to promoting manufacturing in the United States

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to investment in the manufacturing sector in the United States, which may include educational or research and development initiatives, public-private partnerships, or other programs, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

340.

Spending-neutral reserve fund to prohibit aliens without legal status in the United States from qualifying for a refundable tax credit

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to benefits for aliens without legal status in the United States, which may include prohibiting qualification for certain tax benefits without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

341.

Deficit-reduction reserve fund for report elimination or modification

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating that achieve savings through the elimination, modification, or the reduction in frequency of congressionally mandated reports from Federal agencies, and reduce the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2021 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025. The Chairman may also make adjustments to the Senate’s pay-as-you-go ledger over 6 and 11 years to ensure that the deficit reduction achieved is used for deficit reduction only. The adjustments authorized under this section shall be of the amount of deficit reduction achieved.

342.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to address heroin and prescription opioid abuse

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to addressing heroin and prescription opioid abuse, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

343.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to strengthen our Department of Defense civilian workforce

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to strengthening our civilian workforce, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over the period of either the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

344.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund for Department of Defense reform

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to improving Department of Defense financial management, which may include achieving full auditability or eliminating waste, fraud, and abuse, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

345.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve Federal workforce development, job training, and reemployment programs

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to reducing inefficient overlap, improving access, and enhancing outcomes with Federal workforce development, job training, and reemployment programs, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase total deficits over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

346.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to provide energy assistance and invest in energy efficiency and conservation

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to—

(1)

energy efficiency, which may include weatherization and energy efficiency retrofit programs for low-income individuals;

(2)

the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which may include seasonal assistance, crisis fuel assistance, or other assistance to low-income individuals;

(3)

Federal programs for land and water conservation, including the Land and Water Conservation Fund; or

(4)

the reduction of duplicative Federal green building programs;

by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.
347.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to enable greater collaboration between the Department of Veterans Affairs and law school clinics serving veterans

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the Department of Veterans Affairs collaboration with law school clinics serving veterans, which may include legislation that supports law school clinics that provide veterans with pro-bono legal support and assistance assembling benefits claims, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2021 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 to 2025.

348.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to increase funding for Department of Energy nuclear waste cleanup

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels and limits in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports related to Federal investments in the Office of Environmental Management, which may include measures to meet the Federal Government's legacy responsibilities for cleanup of liquid radioactive waste, spent nuclear fuel, transuranic and mixed/low-level waste, or contaminated soil and water, and which may also include measures deactivating and decommissioning excess facilities at 16 nuclear waste sites created by the Manhattan Project and Cold War programs, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

349.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to Department of Defense initiatives to bolster resilience of mission-critical department infrastructure to impacts from climate change and associated events

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one of more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to Department of Defense initiatives to bolster resilience of mission-critical Department infrastructure to impacts from climate change and associated events, including sea-level rise, flooding, and increased storm surge, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

350.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to end Operation Choke Point and protect the Second Amendment

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the Department of Justice, which may include ending of the Operation Choke Point program, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

351.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to prevent the use of Federal funds for the bailout of improvident State and local governments

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to a prohibition, except in the case of Federal assistance provided in response to a natural disaster, on any entity of the Federal Government from providing funds to State and local governments to prevent receivership or to facilitate exit from receivership or to prevent default on its obligations by a State government, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

352.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect Medicaid beneficiaries from benefit cuts

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to Medicaid, which may include protecting children, pregnant women, individuals with disabilities, low-income adults, and Americans that need long-term services and supports, including nursing home care, who are guaranteed benefits under Medicaid, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

353.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve health outcomes and lower the costs of caring for medically complex children in Medicaid

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to improving the health outcomes and lowering the costs of caring for medically complex children in Medicaid, which may include creating or expanding integrated delivery models or improving care coordination, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

354.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect and strengthen the Department of Veterans Affairs, hire more health care professionals for the Department, and ensure quality and timely access to health care for all veterans

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs, which may include legislation that strengthens quality and timely access to health care by hiring more health care professionals at facilities of the Department and making necessary improvements to infrastructure of the Department, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

355.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to maintain and enhance access, choice, and accountability in veterans care through the Veterans Choice Card program

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to maintaining and enhancing access, choice, and accountability in veterans care through the Veterans Choice Card program, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

356.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to promoting equal pay

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to promoting equal pay, which may include preventing discrimination on the basis of sex and preventing retaliation against employees for seeking or discussing wage information, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

357.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to legislation submitted to Congress by the President of the United States to protect and strengthen Social Security

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to legislation submitted to Congress by the President of the United States to protect current beneficiaries of the Social Security program and prevent the insolvency of the program, by the amounts provided in such legislation for such purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

358.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to a simplified income-driven student loan repayment option

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to addressing student loan debt, which may include reducing overlapping student loan repayment programs and creating a simplified income-driven student loan repayment option by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

359.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the protection of clean water using scientific standards while maintaining the traditional role of agriculture

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to protecting watersheds, including the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay, the Mississippi River system, the Colorado River system, or other sources of drinking water of the United States, which may include clarifying the scope of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq.) to provide certainty for landowners or rural communities, or preserving existing exemptions for agriculture, ranching, or forestry, or to rely on the scientific evidence of impacts on water quality of different types of water bodies by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

360.

Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to keeping the Federal Water Pollution Control Act focused on the protection of water quality

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to ensuring that Federal jurisdiction under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq.) is focused on water quality, which may include limiting jurisdiction based on the movement of birds, mammals, or insects through the air or over the land, the movement of water through the ground, or the movement of rainwater or snowmelt over the land, or limiting jurisdiction over puddles, isolated ponds, roadside ditches, irrigation ditches, stormwater systems, wastewater systems, or water delivery, reuse, or reclamation systems, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not raise new revenue and would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

361.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to saving Medicare

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to extending the life of the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund, which may include the creation of a point of order against legislation that accelerates the insolvency of such Trust Fund, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

362.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to supporting Israel

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to United States policy toward Israel, which may include preventing the United Nations and other international institutions from taking unfair or discriminatory action against Israel, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

363.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund for legislation to allow Americans to earn paid sick time

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to efforts to improve workplace benefits and reduce health care costs, which may include measures to allow Americans to earn paid sick time to address their own health needs and the health needs of their families, and to promote equal employment opportunities, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

364.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing health care to veterans who have geographic inaccessibility to care

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to providing health care to veterans who reside more than 40 miles driving distance from the closest medical facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs that provides the care sought by the veteran, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

365.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to increasing access to higher education for low-income Americans through the Federal Pell Grant program

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to increasing access to higher education for low-income Americans through the Federal Pell Grant program, which may include allowing for 1 or more additional payment periods during the same award year, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

366.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to consumer price transparency

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to increased disclosure of any Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148) taxes or other provisions in health insurance monthly premium statements, including advance premium tax credits, cost sharing reductions, medical loss ratio rebates and savings, free preventive care, coverage of preexisting conditions and prohibitions on premium rating because of gender, the cost of insurance company administrative expenses, and taxes and fees, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

367.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to transparency in health premium billing

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to increased disclosure of any Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148) tax in health insurance monthly premium statements, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

368.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to carbon emissions

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports related to carbon emissions, which may include prohibitions on Federal taxes or fees imposed on carbon emissions from any product or entity that is a direct or indirect source of emissions, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

369.

Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to requiring the Federal Government to allow states to opt out of Common Core without penalty

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to prohibiting the Federal Government from mandating, incentivizing, or coercing States to adopt the Common Core State Standards or any other specific academic standards, instructional content, curricula, assessments, or programs of instruction and allowing States to opt out of the Common Core State Standards without penalty, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not raise new revenue and would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

370.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to small business tax relief

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to small business tax relief, which may include a permanent increase of the section 179 small business expensing allowance to $1,000,000 or an increase in the investment limitation to $2,500,000, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

371.

Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to the disposal of certain Federal land

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to initiatives to sell or transfer to, or exchange with, a State or local government any Federal land that is not within the boundaries of a National Park, National Preserve, or National Monument, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not raise new revenue and would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

372.

Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to prohibiting funding of international organizations during the implementation of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty prior to Senate ratification and adoption of implementing legislation

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to funding, which may include prohibiting funding for the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty Secretariat or any international organizations created to support the implementation of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty prior to Senate ratification and adoption of implementing legislation by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not raise new revenue and would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

373.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to reimposing waived sanctions and imposing new sanctions against Iran for violations of the Joint Plan of Action or a comprehensive nuclear agreement

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to Iran, which may include efforts to immediately reimpose waived sanctions and impose new sanctions against the Government of Iran if the President cannot make a determination and certify that Iran is complying with the Joint Plan of Action or a comprehensive agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

374.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to supporting United States citizens held hostage in the United States embassy in Tehran, Iran, between November 3, 1979, and January 20, 1981

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to supporting United States citizens held hostage in the United States embassy in Tehran, Iran, between November 3, 1979, and January 20, 1981, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

375.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to efforts to increase employment opportunities and prevent employment discrimination, which may include measures to prevent employment discrimination against pregnant workers, to provide pregnant workers with a right to workplace accommodations, and to ensure that employers comply with requirements regarding such workplace accommodations for pregnant workers, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

376.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to permanently eliminate the Federal estate tax

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to changes in the Federal income tax laws, which may include eliminating the Federal estate tax, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

377.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to addressing climate change

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to promoting national security, economic growth, and public health by addressing human-induced climate change through increased use of clean energy, energy efficiency, and reductions in carbon pollution by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

378.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to regulation by the Environmental Protection Agency of greenhouse gas emissions

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the regulation by the Environmental Protection Agency of greenhouse gas emissions, which may include a prohibition on withholding highway funds from States that refuse to submit State Implementation Plans required under the Clean Power Plan of the Agency, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

379.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to protecting privately held water rights and permits

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to protecting communities, businesses, recreationists, farmers, ranchers, or other groups that rely on privately held water rights and permits from Federal takings by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

380.

Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to prohibiting awarding of construction contracts based on awardees entering or not entering into agreements with labor organizations

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to a prohibition on the awarding of construction contracts on behalf of the Government based upon any solicitations, bid specifications, project agreements, or other controlling documents, that require or prohibit bidders, offerors, contractors, or subcontractors to enter into or adhere to agreements with one or more labor organizations or discriminate against or give preference to such bidders, offerors, contractors, or subcontractors based on their entering or refusing to enter into such agreements by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not raise new revenue and would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

381.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to strengthening the United States Postal Service

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to strengthening the United States Postal Service, which may include imposing a moratorium to prevent mail processing plants from closing, reestablishing overnight delivery standards, recognizing the importance of rural delivery, allowing the Postal Service to innovate and adapt to compete in a digital age, or improving the financial condition of the Postal Service by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

382.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to prevent American jobs from being moved overseas by reducing the corporate income tax rate

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to preventing American jobs from being moved overseas, which may include a reduction in the corporate income tax rate, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

383.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to ensuring equal treatment of married couples under the Social Security program and by the Department of Veterans Affairs

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to ensuring equal treatment of married couples, which may include ensuring that all legally married spouses have access to Social Security benefits after the death of their spouse and to benefits under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

384.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to increase wages for American workers

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to reaffirming the ability of States to adopt minimum wages higher than the Federal minimum wage level commensurate with the cost of living in the State, which may include the adoption of pro-employment and wage-increasing policies by providing pro-growth tax relief and eliminating excessive government mandates, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

385.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to deterring the migration of unaccompanied children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to deterring the attempted migration of unaccompanied children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras into the United States, which may include the expedited removal of unlawful entrants from noncontiguous countries, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

386.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to middle class tax relief

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to extending and expanding refundable tax provisions that benefit working families, childless workers, and the middle class, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

387.

Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to ensuring proper economic consideration in designation of critical habitat

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to critical habitat designations, which may include requirements that the United States Fish and Wildlife Service examine the cumulative economic effects of the designation, such as on land or property uses or values, regional employment, or revenue impacts on States and units of local government, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not raise new revenue and would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

388.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to strengthen the national do-not-call registry

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to compliance with the national do-not-call registry, which may include adjusting or increasing fines, providing flexibility for the relevant regulatory agency, or modifying the conditions of the safe harbor provisions, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

389.

Deficit–neutral reserve fund to end too big to fail bailouts for Wall Street mega-banks (over $500 billion in total assets)

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to any bank holding companies with over $500,000,000,000 in total assets to better protect taxpayers, including such measures as capital or leverage requirements, restrictions on the growth, activities, or operations of a company, or divestiture of assets or operations of any company that is unable to present a credible plan to facilitate an orderly bankruptcy or resolution, without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

390.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to ending Washington’s illegal exemption from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to developing methods that ensure that all Members of Congress, the President, the Vice President, and all political appointees of the Administration procure their health insurance on the individual exchange in the same way as Americans at the same income level, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

391.

Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to increasing funding for the relocation of the United States Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to increasing funding for United States embassies, which may include the relocation of the United States Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not raise new revenue and would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

392.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to revise or repeal sequestration

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels and limits in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports that amend section 251(c) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 or the enforcement procedures under section 251A of that Act to revise or repeal the discretionary spending limits and enforcement procedures established under those sections, relating to providing relief from sequestration and the reduction in discretionary spending limits for fiscal years 2016 and 2017, split evenly between both the revised security category and the revised nonsecurity category, and offsetting such relief through targeted changes in mandatory or discretionary spending programs (not pertaining to Social Security) and tax expenditures by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025. For purposes of determining deficit-neutrality under this section, the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may include the estimated effects of any amendment or amendments to the discretionary spending limits.

393.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to promoting the return of children who have been legally adopted by United States citizens from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to promoting the return of children who have been legally adopted by United States citizens from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

394.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to development of a new nuclear-capable cruise missile by the Department of Defense and the National Nuclear Security Administration

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the development of a new nuclear-capable cruise missile by the Department of Defense and the National Nuclear Security Administration, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

395.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to provide equity in the tax treatment of public safety officer death benefits

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to providing tax equity for death benefits paid to the families of public safety officers who lose their lives in the line of duty, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

396.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to eliminating the backlog of sexual assault evidence kits

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to eliminating the backlog of sexual assault evidence kits, which may include auditing the hidden backlog of untested sexual assault kits and ensuring that the collection and processing of DNA evidence by law enforcement agencies from crimes is carried out in an appropriate and timely manner, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

397.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to mixed oxide fuel fabrication

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to mixed oxide fuel fabrication, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

398.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to reforming Offices of Inspectors General and preventing extended vacancies

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to strengthening and reforming Federal Offices of Inspectors General, reducing vacancies in such Offices, and providing for improvements in the overall economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of Inspectors General by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving retirement security

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to improving retirement security by making it easier for small businesses to provide retirement plans for their employees by easing the administrative burden and by encouraging individuals to increase their savings by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399a.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve the competitiveness of the United States

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to improving basic science research and development programs in the United States by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399b.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to ensuring that the conservation of northern long-eared bat populations and local economic development are compatible

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), which may include requirements that State conservation plans relating to the northern long-eared bat are given maximum flexibility to be successful so as to preserve and protect local and rural economies before any Federal listing decision is made with respect to the northern long-eared bat, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399c.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve cybersecurity

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to increased sharing of cybersecurity threat information while protecting individual privacy and civil liberties interests, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399d.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to allow the Drug Enforcement Administration and Federal Bureau of Investigation to enter into joint task forces with tribal and local law enforcement agencies

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the Drug Enforcement Administration and Federal Bureau of Investigation entering into joint task forces with tribal and local law enforcement agencies by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399e.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to encouraging cost savings in office space used by Federal agencies

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to encouraging cost savings in office space used by Federal agencies, which may include encouraging Federal agencies to utilize office space unused by the Federal Government before purchasing or renting additional space, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399f.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing technical assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs through small business development centers

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to providing technical assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs through small business development centers by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399g.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to ensuring that medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs meet the needs of women veterans

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to ensuring that medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs meet the needs of women veterans by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399h.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to supporting efficient resourcing for the Asia rebalance policy

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to providing funding related to supporting efficient resourcing for the Asia rebalance policy by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399i.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to preventing access to marijuana edibles by children in States that have decriminalized marijuana

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to preventing access to edible marijuana products by children in States that have decriminalized marijuana, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399j.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing mortgage lending to rural areas

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to providing mortgage lending to rural areas by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399k.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the construction of Arctic polar icebreakers

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the construction of Arctic polar icebreakers, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399l.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to researching health conditions of the descendants of veterans exposed to toxic substances during service in the Armed Forces

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to researching health conditions of the descendants of veterans exposed to toxic substances during service in the Armed Forces by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399m.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to raising the Family of Funds limit of the Small Business Investment Company Program

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the Small Business Investment Company Program of the Small Business Administration, which may include raising the Family of Funds limit of the Small Business Investment Company Program, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399n.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to detection, investigation, and prosecution of the owners and operators of websites who knowingly allow such websites to be used to advertise commercial sex with children over the Internet

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to online child sex trafficking, which may include the detection, investigation, and prosecution of the owners and operators of websites who knowingly allow such websites to be used to advertise commercial sex with children over the Internet, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399o.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to support State drought prevention plans

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to assisting the States in carrying out drought prevention plans by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399p.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to protecting the reliability of the electricity grid

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to prohibiting the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or issuing any regulation that would reduce the reliability of the electricity grid by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399q.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to preserve and protect the open Internet

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to protecting the open Internet and promoting further innovation and investment in Internet services, content, infrastructure, and technologies by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399r.

Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to reforming the Federal regulatory process

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to—

(1)

creating an effective mechanism for the review of the existing Federal regulatory burden to identify rules for repeal or modification that—

(A)

impose paperwork burdens that could be reduced substantially without significantly diminishing regulatory effectiveness;

(B)

impose disproportionately high costs on small businesses;

(C)

could be strengthened in their effectiveness while reducing regulatory costs;

(D)

have been rendered obsolete by technological or market changes;

(E)

have achieved their goals and can be repealed without target problems recurring;

(F)

impose the greatest opportunity costs in terms of economic growth;

(G)

are ineffective;

(H)

overlap, duplicate, or conflict with other Federal regulations or with State or local regulations; or

(I)

impose costs that are not justified by benefits produced for society within the United States;

(2)

reforming the process by which new regulations are made by Federal agencies, including independent agencies, for the purposes of—

(A)

prioritizing early public outreach in the rulemaking process;

(B)

ensuring the use of the best available scientific, economic, and technical data;

(C)

preventing the misuse of guidance documents to skirt public input;

(D)

ensuring the use of best practices for regulatory analysis, including cost-benefit analysis, into each step of the rulemaking process;

(E)

facilitating the adoption by Federal agencies of the least costly regulatory alternative that would achieve the goals of the statutory authorization;

(F)

ensuring more careful consideration of proposed high-cost rules;

(G)

ensuring effective oversight of the Federal regulatory program, including independent regulatory commissions, by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs;

(H)

improving the consideration of adverse impacts on small businesses;

(I)

providing greater transparency in the rulemaking process; and

(J)

improving compliance with section 515 of the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (Public Law 106–554; 114 Stat. 2736A–153) (commonly known as the Information Quality Act), the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1501 et seq.), and chapter 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act);

(3)

enhancing accountability by facilitating fair and effective judicial review of agency actions; and

(4)

ensuring that Congress can effectively exercise its appropriate role in the regulatory process through legislation and oversight;

by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not raise new revenue and would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.
399s.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing coverage of virtual colonoscopies as a colorectal cancer screening test under the Medicare program

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to providing coverage of virtual colonoscopies as a colorectal cancer screening test under the Medicare program by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399t.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to strengthening waterborne commerce in our ports and harbors

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to strengthening waterborne commerce in our ports and harbors, which may include increasing the amounts expended from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund that are dedicated to port infrastructure and maintenance in accordance with section 2101(b) of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (Public Law 113–121), by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 and the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399u.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the modernization of the nuclear command, control, and communications architecture of the United States

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to modernizing the triad of strategic nuclear delivery systems, the nuclear command and control system, and the nuclear weapons stockpile, and supporting related infrastructure, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399v.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to BARDA and the BioShield Special Reserve Fund

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to strengthening our national security, which may include fully funding the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority and the BioShield Special Reserve Fund by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399w.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving the nuclear forces and missions of the Air Force

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the nuclear force improvement program of the Air Force by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399x.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to promoting economic growth and job creation for small businesses

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to promoting economic growth and job creation by making it easier for small businesses to plan their capital investments and reducing the uncertainty of taxation by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399y.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the definition of full-time employee

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports related to the employer penalties under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148), which may include changes to the definition of full time employee under that Act, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399z.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Federal regulatory process

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Federal regulatory process by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399aa.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to expedite awards under the Internal Revenue Service whistleblower program

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the processing of award submissions, which may include the Internal Revenue Service whistleblower program, by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399bb.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to encouraging the increased use of performance contracting in Federal facilities

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to encouraging the increased use of performance contracting in Federal facilities by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399cc.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving information sharing by the Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs with respect to investigations relating to substandard health care, delayed and denied health care, patient deaths, other findings that directly relate to patient care, and other management issues of the Department

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to improving information sharing by the Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs with respect to investigations relating to substandard health care, delayed and denied health care, patient deaths, other findings that directly relate to patient care, and other management issues of the Department by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399dd.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to address the disproportionate regulatory burdens on community banks and credit unions

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to alleviating disproportionate regulatory burdens on community banks and credit unions, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399ee.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect the Corporation for National and Community Service

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the Corporation for National and Community Service, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399ff.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to ensuring that Department of Justice attorneys comply with disclosure obligations in criminal prosecutions

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to ensuring that all Department of Justice attorneys comply with all legal and ethical obligations in criminal prosecutions, which may include legislation that ensures the disclosure to the defendant in a timely manner of all information known to the Government that tends to negate the guilt of the defendant, mitigate the offense charged or the sentence imposed, or impeach the Government’s witnesses or evidence, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399gg.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to promote biomedical research

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to Federal investments in precision medicine and biomedical research, which may include increasing funding to account for inflation, to support finding ways to prevent, treat, and cure diseases or conditions like Alzheimer’s and other life-threatening or chronic illnesses, and to provide long-term cost savings to the Federal Government, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399hh.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to address the heroin and methamphetamine abuse epidemic in the United States

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to expanding efforts to combat heroin and methamphetamine abuse in the United States without raising new revenue, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399ii.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing access to necessary equipment for Medicare beneficiaries

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to developing methods that ensure that Medicare beneficiaries have access to equipment like eye tracking accessories for speech generating devices and speech generating devices by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399jj.

Spending-neutral reserve fund relating to prioritizing the construction of infrastructure projects that are of national and regional significance and projects in high priority corridors

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the prioritization of the Federal investment in the infrastructure of the United States on projects that are of national and regional significance and projects in high priority corridors of the National Highway System by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not raise new revenue and would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399kk.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to encouraging the United States' NATO allies to reverse declines in defense spending and bear a more proportionate burden for ensuring the security of NATO

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to encouraging the United States' NATO allies to reverse declines in defense spending and bear a more proportionate burden for ensuring the security of NATO by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399ll.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the investigation and recovery of missing weapons and military equipment provided to the Government of Yemen by the United States Government

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the investigation and to the extent practicable the recovery of missing weapons and military equipment provided to the Government of Yemen by the United States Government to ensure that such items are not in the possession of or used by radical extremist groups operating in the country by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399mm.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving higher education data and transparency

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to improving higher education data and transparency, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399nn.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to supporting programs funded by the Older Americans Act of 1965

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to supporting programs under the Older Americans Act of 1965, which may include supporting congregate and home-delivered meals programs, or other programs of assistance to low-income older individuals, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399oo.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to Native children

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to Native children, which may include establishing a commission to examine existing Federal programs to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of services delivered to Native children to improve outcomes, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399pp.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to protecting the personal information of consumers from data breaches

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating protecting the personal information of consumers from data breaches, which may include providing notification to affected consumers or enhancing data security programs, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399qq.

Deficit-reduction reserve fund for Government reform and efficiency

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to achieving savings through the use of performance data or scientifically rigorous evaluation methodologies for the elimination, consolidation, or reform of Federal programs, agencies, offices, and initiatives, or the sale of Federal property, and reduce the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025. The Chairman may also make adjustments to the Senate’s pay-as-you-go ledger over 6 and 11 years to ensure that the deficit reduction achieved is used for deficit reduction only. The adjustments authorized under this section shall be of the amount of deficit reduction achieved.

399rr.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to medical treatment and compensation for first responders, survivors, and their families injured and made ill by the 9/11 attacks

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the September 11th terrorism attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the Shanksville Crash site, which may include legislation that extends medical monitoring and treatment services and compensation for first responders, survivors, and their families, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399ss.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to construction of Native American schools

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to construction of Native American schools, which may include replacement school construction that replaces the entirety or majority of a school campus or replacement facility construction that replaces individual buildings that are beyond cost-effective repair measures, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399tt.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to increasing the guarantee threshold for the Surety Bond Guarantee Program

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the Surety Bond Guarantee Program of the Small Business Administration, which may include exploring or raising the range for surety bonds, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399uu.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to Indo-Pacific partner capacity building and strategy

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to supporting a comprehensive multi-year partner capacity building and security cooperation plan in the Indo-Pacific region, including for a regional maritime domain awareness architecture and for bilateral and multilateral exercises, port calls, and training activities of the United States Armed Forces and Coast Guard to further a comprehensive strategy to strengthen United States alliances and partnerships, freedom of navigation, and the unimpeded access to the maritime commons of the Asia-Pacific by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399vv.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to addressing methamphetamine abuse in the United States

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to addressing methamphetamine abuse in the United States, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399ww.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the National Guard State Partnership Program

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to achieving theatre security cooperation goals, which may include funding for the National Guard State Partnership Program, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399xx.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving the prevention and treatment of agricultural virus outbreaks

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the improvement of prevention and treatment measures to mitigate agricultural impacts from an agricultural virus outbreak, such as the impacts seen from the avian influenza outbreak, which may include investments in vaccine development or research in pathway analysis, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399yy.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the importance of financial literacy education to allow individuals to make informed and effective decisions with their financial resources

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to financial literacy education, which may include improvements to financial literacy education curricula in schools or which may improve the capacity of teachers to provide effective financial literacy education, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399zz.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to comprehensive mental health reform

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to comprehensive mental health reform, which may include legislation that provides increased access to individuals suffering from mental illness and greater workforce opportunities for mental health professionals, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399aaa.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving oral health care for children and pregnant women under Medicaid

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to initiatives that would improve oral health care for children and pregnant women under the Medicaid program by the amounts provided in such legislation for such purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399bbb.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the National Park Service Centennial

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the protection, preservation, or restoration of the National Park System, which may include a National Park Centennial Fund or other dedicated funding, for infrastructure or natural, cultural, or historic resource preservation and programs in units of the National Park System, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399ccc.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to increasing college completion

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to increasing college completion, which may include expanding Federal Pell Grant eligibility by allowing college students to use Federal Pell Grants for more than 2 semesters in an academic year by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399ddd.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to encouraging freight planning and investment that incorporates all modes of transportation, including rail, waterways, ports, and highways

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports to encourage freight planning and investment that incorporates all modes of transportation including rail, waterways, ports and highways, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399eee.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund related to providing for full funding for at-sea and dockside monitoring for certain fisheries

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports related to supporting at-sea and dockside monitoring for fisheries that have received economic disaster assistance by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399fff.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to training and resources for first responders responding to hazardous materials incidents on railroads

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the establishment of a public-private partnership tasked with reviewing training and funding allocations for first responders responding to hazardous materials incidents on railroads, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399ggg.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to enhancing and improving the United States Patent and Trademark Office in order to reduce the application backlog

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to enhancing and improving the United States Patent and Trademark Office in order to reduce the patent application backlog by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399hhh.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to provide additional funding for international strategic communications

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to funding for international counter-propaganda communications in order to combat misinformation, undermine ideologies of violence and hatred, and ensure moderate voices are heard, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399iii.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund for elementary and secondary education

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to reforming and strengthening elementary and secondary education by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399jjj.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to investing in rural and tribal water infrastructure

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to designate funds for water projects, which may include authorized rural water projects or tribal water rights settlements or irrigation projects, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399kkk.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund related to sexual assault at institutions of higher education

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports related to sexual assault at institutions of higher education, which may include the implementation of an independent and standardized online survey tool developed and administered by the Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Justice, to measure the prevalence of sexual assault at institutions of higher education, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399lll.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to simplifying and expanding tax incentives for higher education

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to simplifying and expanding tax incentives for higher education to boost student attendance and completion at colleges and vocational schools, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399mmm.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to authorizing children eligible for health care under laws administered by Secretary of Veterans Affairs to retain such eligibility until age 26

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to supporting children who are eligible to receive health care furnished under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, including by allowing such children to retain such eligibility until age 26, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399nnn.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to supporting workforce development through apprenticeship programs

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to increasing funds for programs that support workforce development through apprenticeships, and providing additional funds to the Office of Apprenticeship of the Department of Labor to expand apprenticeship programs nationally, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399ooo.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the prioritization of broad-based criminal justice reform

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to broad-based criminal justice reform by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399ppp.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to strengthening the economy by accelerating the transfer of technologies from laboratories of the Department of Energy and the Department of Defense to the marketplace

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to strengthening the economy by accelerating the transfer of technologies from laboratories of the Department of Energy and the Department of Defense to the marketplace by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399qqq.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to supporting trade and travel at ports of entry

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to supporting trade and travel at ports of entry, which may include construction at ports of entry or increased staffing at ports of entry, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 and the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399rrr.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to imposing sanctions with respect to foreign persons responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights or significant acts of corruption

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to imposing sanctions with respect to foreign persons responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights or significant acts of corruption by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399sss.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to reforming student loan programs

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to student loan reform, which may include establishing a policy of risk-sharing to require institutions of higher education to assume some of the risk for student loans by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399ttt.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to increasing funding for the TIGER discretionary grant program of the Department of Transportation

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to Federal investments in the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) discretionary grant program by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399uuu.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to promoting the use of college savings accounts

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to promoting the use of college savings accounts while students are in elementary school and secondary school, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399vvv.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to establishing a new outcome-based process for authorizing innovative higher education providers

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to promoting innovation in higher education, which may include establishing a new outcome-based process for authorizing innovative higher education providers to participate in programs under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1070 et seq.), by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399www.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to improving community relations with law enforcement officers

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to community policing, which may include increasing the number of law enforcement officers who walk patrols that enable them to interact and build relationships with community members, increasing and improving training for law enforcement officers, encouraging the responsible and carefully considered use of body cameras and their recordings by law enforcement officers, encouraging law enforcement to de-escalate confrontations whenever feasible, and ensuring that prosecutions of law enforcement officers are fair and impartial, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399xxx.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to support research

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to Federal investments in scientific research and development, which may include supporting biomedical research to find ways to prevent, treat, and cure diseases or conditions like Alzheimer’s and other life-threatening or chronic illnesses, providing long-term cost savings to the Federal Government, and supporting national security, basic energy research, innovative solutions, and American competitiveness, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399yyy.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to support for Ukraine, which should include the provision of lethal defensive articles

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to providing funding to support the Government of Ukraine in reestablishing its sovereignty and territorial integrity, which should include the provision of lethal defensive articles, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399zzz.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing funding to combat anti-Semitism in Europe

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to providing funding for programs to counter anti-Semitic activity in Europe, which may include efforts to empower civil society, including diverse religious and ethnic groups, civil and human rights organizations, and the business community, to fight anti-Semitism and discrimination and convening regular consultations with Jewish community organizations and non-Jewish civil and human rights organizations to demonstrate visible support, listen to concerns, and solicit recommendations on improving security and supporting victims, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399aaaa.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund to provide students and families with transparent, easily understood postsecondary education financial aid information

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to providing students and families with transparent, easily understood information about postsecondary education financial aid by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399bbbb.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing adequate funding for the Contract Tower Program of the Federal Aviation Administration

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to providing full and dedicated funding for the Contract Tower Program of the Federal Aviation Administration by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399cccc.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to underground and surface mining safety and health research

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to underground and surface mining safety and health research by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399dddd.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to investing in advanced fossil energy technology research and development

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to investing in advanced fossil energy technology research and development at the Department of Energy, to reduce the impacts of climate change while ensuring the reliability of the electric grid, by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399eeee.

Deficit-neutral reserve funds relating to foreign persons

(a)

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to imposing sanctions with respect to foreign persons responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights or significant acts of corruption

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to imposing sanctions with respect to foreign persons responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights or significant acts of corruption by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

(b)

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to interagency cooperation

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to interagency cooperation, which may include expedited interagency cooperation to identify foreign nationals subject to sanctions under title IV of the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012 (Public Law 112–208), by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

399ffff.

Deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to special treatment of the income tax credit for research expenditures for startup companies

The Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may revise the allocations of a committee or committees, aggregates, and other appropriate levels in this resolution for one or more bills, joint resolutions, amendments, amendments between the Houses, motions, or conference reports relating to special treatment of the income tax credit for research expenditures for startup companies by the amounts provided in such legislation for those purposes, provided that such legislation would not increase the deficit over either the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 or the period of the total of fiscal years 2016 through 2025.

IV

Budget process

A

Budget enforcement

401.

Extension of enforcement of budgetary points of order in the Senate

(a)

Extension of Congressional Budget Act of 1974 points of order

(1)

In general

Notwithstanding any provision of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 621 et seq.), subsections (c)(2) and (d)(3) of section 904 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 621 note) shall remain in effect for purposes of Senate enforcement through September 30, 2025.

(2)

Repeal

In the Senate, section 205 of S. Con. Res. 21 (110th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008, shall no longer apply.

(b)

Other points of order

(1)

Pay-As-You-Go

Section 201(d) of S. Con. Res. 21 (110th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008, is repealed.

(2)

Increasing short-term deficit

Section 404(e) of S. Con. Res. 13 (111th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2010, is repealed.

402.

Senate point of order against legislation increasing long-term deficits

(a)

Congressional budget office analysis of proposals

The Director of the Congressional Budget Office shall, to the extent practicable, prepare for each bill and joint resolution reported from committee (except measures within the jurisdiction of the Committee on Appropriations), and amendments thereto, amendments between the Houses in relation thereto, and conference reports thereon, an estimate of whether the measure would cause, relative to current law, a net increase in on-budget deficits in excess of $5,000,000,000 in any of the 4 consecutive 10-year periods beginning with the first fiscal year that is 10 years after the budget year provided for in the most recently adopted concurrent resolution on the budget.

(b)

Point of order

It shall not be in order in the Senate to consider any bill, joint resolution, amendment, motion, amendment between the Houses, or conference report that would cause a net increase in on-budget deficits in excess of $5,000,000,000 in any of the 4 consecutive 10-year periods described in subsection (a).

(c)

Supermajority waiver and appeal in the senate

(1)

Waiver

Subsection (b) may be waived or suspended only by the affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members, duly chosen and sworn.

(2)

Appeal

An affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members, duly chosen and sworn, shall be required to sustain an appeal of the ruling of the Chair on a point of order raised under subsection (b).

(d)

Limitation

The provisions of this section shall not apply to any bills, joint resolutions, amendments, motions, amendment between the Houses, or conference reports for which the chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate has made adjustments to the allocations, levels, or limits contained in this resolution pursuant to section 303(1).

(e)

Determinations of budget levels

For purposes of this section, the levels of net deficit increases shall be determined on the basis of estimates provided by the Committee on the Budget of the Senate.

(f)

Repeal

In the Senate, section 311 of S. Con. Res. 70 (110th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2009, shall no longer apply.

403.

Point of order against advance appropriations

(a)

In general

(1)

Point of order

Except as provided in subsection (b), it shall not be in order in the Senate to consider any bill, joint resolution, motion, amendment, amendment between the Houses, or conference report that would provide an advance appropriation for a discretionary account.

(2)

Definition

In this section, the term advance appropriation means any new budget authority provided in a bill or joint resolution making appropriations for fiscal year 2016 that first becomes available for any fiscal year after 2016, or any new budget authority provided in a bill or joint resolution making general appropriations or continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2017, that first becomes available for any fiscal year after 2017.

(b)

Exceptions

Advance appropriations may be provided—

(1)

for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 for programs, projects, activities, or accounts identified in the joint explanatory statement of managers accompanying this resolution under the heading Accounts Identified for Advance Appropriations in an aggregate amount not to exceed $28,852,000,000 in new budget authority in each year;

(2)

for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting; and

(3)

for the Department of Veterans Affairs for the Medical Services, Medical Support and Compliance, and Medical Facilities accounts of the Veterans Health Administration.

(c)

Supermajority waiver and appeal

(1)

Waiver

In the Senate, subsection (a) may be waived or suspended only by an affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members, duly chosen and sworn.

(2)

Appeal

An affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members of the Senate, duly chosen and sworn, shall be required to sustain an appeal of the ruling of the Chair on a point of order raised under subsection (a).

(d)

Form of point of order

A point of order under subsection (a) may be raised by a Senator as provided in section 313(e) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 644(e)).

(e)

Conference reports

When the Senate is considering a conference report on, or an amendment between the Houses in relation to, a bill or joint resolution, upon a point of order being made by any Senator pursuant to this section, and such point of order being sustained, such material contained in such conference report or House amendment shall be stricken, and the Senate shall proceed to consider the question of whether the Senate shall recede from its amendment and concur with a further amendment, or concur in the House amendment with a further amendment, as the case may be, which further amendment shall consist of only that portion of the conference report or House amendment, as the case may be, not so stricken. Any such motion in the Senate shall be debatable. In any case in which such point of order is sustained against a conference report (or Senate amendment derived from such conference report by operation of this subsection), no further amendment shall be in order.

404.

Supermajority enforcement of unfunded mandates

Paragraphs (1) and (2) of section 425(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 658d(a)) shall be subject to the waiver and appeal requirements of subsections (c)(2) and (d)(3), respectively, of section 904 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 621 note).

405.

Repeal of Senate point of order against certain reconciliation legislation

Section 202 of S. Con. Res. 21 (110th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008, shall no longer apply in the Senate.

406.

Point of order against changes in mandatory programs

(a)

Definition

In this section, the term CHIMP means a provision that—

(1)

would have been estimated as affecting direct spending or receipts under section 252 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 902) (as in effect prior to September 30, 2002) if the provision was included in legislation other than an appropriations bill or joint resolution; and

(2)

does not result in a net decrease in outlays over the period of the total of the current year, the budget year, and all fiscal years covered under the most recently adopted concurrent resolution on the budget.

(b)

Point of order

(1)

In general

In the Senate, it shall not be in order to consider an appropriations bill or joint resolution, or an amendment to, conference report on, or amendment between the Houses in relation to such a bill or joint resolution, that contains a CHIMP that, if enacted, would cause the total budget authority of all such CHIMPs enacted in relation to a fiscal year to be more than the amount specified in paragraph (2).

(2)

Amount

The amount specified in this paragraph is—

(A)

for fiscal year 2016, $19,000,000,000;

(B)

for fiscal year 2017, $16,000,000,000;

(C)

for fiscal year 2018, $12,000,000,000;

(D)

for fiscal year 2019, $8,000,000,000;

(E)

for fiscal year 2020, $4,000,000,000; and

(F)

for fiscal year 2021, and each fiscal year thereafter, $0.

(c)

Determination

The determination of whether a provision is subject to a point of order under subsection (b) shall be made by the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate.

(d)

Supermajority waiver and appeal

Subsection (b) may be waived or suspended in the Senate only by an affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members, duly chosen and sworn. An affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members of the Senate, duly chosen and sworn, shall be required to sustain an appeal of the ruling of the Chair on a point of order raised under subsection (b).

(e)

Repeal

In the Senate, section 314 of S. Con. Res. 70 (110th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2009, shall no longer apply.

407.

Prohibition on agreeing to legislation without a score

(a)

In general

In the Senate, it shall not be in order to vote on passage of matter that requires an estimate described in section 402 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 653), unless such estimate was made publicly available on the website of the Congressional Budget Office not later than 28 hours before the time the vote commences.

(b)

Supermajority waiver and appeal

(1)

Waiver

In the Senate, subsection (a) may be waived or suspended only by an affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members, duly chosen and sworn.

(2)

Appeal

An affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members of the Senate, duly chosen and sworn, shall be required to sustain an appeal of the ruling of the Chair on a point of order raised under subsection (a).

408.

Protecting the savings in reported reconciliation bills

In the Senate, section 310(d)(1) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 641(d)(1)) shall apply and may be waived in accordance with the procedures applicable to a point of order raised under section 310(d)(2) of such Act.

409.

Point of order against exceeding funds designated for overseas contingency operations

(a)

Point of order

It shall not be in order in the Senate to consider a provision in any bill, joint resolution, amendment, motion, amendment between the Houses, or conference report that designates for overseas contingency operations, in accordance with section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)(2)(A)), funds that would cause the total amount of funds designated for overseas contingency operations—

(1)

for fiscal year 2016, to be more than $57,997,000,000; or

(2)

for fiscal year 2017, to be more than $59,500,000,000.

(b)

Determination

The determination of whether a provision is subject to a point of order under this section shall be made by the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate.

(c)

Supermajority waiver and appeal

This section may be waived or suspended in the Senate only by an affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members, duly chosen and sworn. An affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members of the Senate, duly chosen and sworn, shall be required to sustain an appeal of the ruling of the Chair on a point of order raised under this section.

(d)

Form of point of order

A point of order under this section may be raised by a Senator as provided in section 313(e) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 644(e)).

(e)

Conference reports

When the Senate is considering a conference report on, or an amendment between the Houses in relation to, a bill or joint resolution, upon a point of order being made by any Senator under this section, and such point of order being sustained, such material contained in such conference report or amendment shall be stricken, and the Senate shall proceed to consider the question of whether the Senate shall recede from its amendment and concur with a further amendment, or concur in the House amendment with a further amendment, as the case may be, which further amendment shall consist of only that portion of the conference report or House amendment, as the case may be, not so stricken. Any such motion shall be debatable. In any case in which such point of order is sustained against a conference report (or Senate amendment derived from such conference report by operation of this subsection), no further amendment shall be in order.

410.

Senate point of order against provisions of appropriations legislation that constitute changes in mandatory programs affecting the Crime Victims Fund

(a)

In general

In the Senate, it shall not be in order to consider any appropriations legislation, including any amendment thereto, motion in relation thereto, or conference report thereon, that includes any provision or provisions affecting the Crime Victims Fund, as defined by section 1402 of the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (42 U.S.C. 10601), which constitutes a change in a mandatory program that would have been estimated as affecting direct spending or receipts under section 252 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (as in effect prior to September 30, 2002) were they included in legislation other than appropriations legislation. A point of order pursuant to this section shall be raised against such provision or provisions as described in subsections (d) and (e).

(b)

Determination

The determination of whether a provision is subject to a point of order pursuant to this section shall be made by the Committee on the Budget of the Senate.

(c)

Supermajority waiver and appeal

This section may be waived or suspended in the Senate only by an affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members, duly chosen and sworn. An affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members of the Senate, duly chosen and sworn, shall be required to sustain an appeal of the ruling of the Chair on a point of order raised under this section.

(d)

General point of order

It shall be in order for a Senator to raise a single point of order that several provisions of a bill, resolution, amendment, motion, or conference report violate this section. The Presiding Officer may sustain the point of order as to some or all of the provisions against which the Senator raised the point of order. If the Presiding Officer so sustains the point of order as to some of the provisions (including provisions of an amendment, motion, or conference report) against which the Senator raised the point of order, then only those provisions (including provision of an amendment, motion, or conference report) against which the Presiding Officer sustains the point of order shall be deemed stricken pursuant to this section. Before the Presiding Officer rules on such a point of order, any Senator may move to waive such a point of order as it applies to some or all of the provisions against which the point of order was raised. Such a motion to waive is amendable in accordance with rules and precedents of the Senate. After the Presiding Officer rules on such a point of order, any Senator may appeal the ruling of the Presiding Officer on such a point of order as it applies to some or all of the provisions on which the Presiding Officer ruled.

(e)

Form of the point of order

When the Senate is considering a conference report on, or an amendment between the Houses in relation to, a bill or joint resolution, upon a point of order being made by any Senator pursuant to this section, and such point of order being sustained, such material contained in such conference report or amendment shall be stricken, and the Senate shall proceed to consider the question of whether the Senate shall recede from its amendment and concur with a further amendment, or concur in the House amendment with a further amendment, as the case may be, which further amendment shall consist of only that portion of the conference report or House amendment, as the case may be, not so stricken. Any such motion shall be debatable. In any case in which such point of order is sustained against a conference report (or Senate amendment derived from such conference report by operation of this subsection), no further amendment shall be in order.

411.

Accuracy in budget enforcement

(a)

Timing shifts

(1)

Definition

In this subsection, the term timing shift means—

(A)

a delay of the date on which outlays flowing from direct spending would otherwise occur from 1 fiscal year to the next fiscal year; or

(B)

an acceleration of the date on which revenues would otherwise occur from 1 fiscal year to the previous fiscal year.

(2)

Scoring

In the Senate, the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget shall not count timing shifts in estimating the budgetary effects of a bill, joint resolution, motion, amendment, amendment between the Houses, or conference report for purposes of enforcing—

(A)

the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 621 et seq.);

(B)

any allocation, aggregate, or level under a concurrent resolution on the budget; or

(C)

any written statement submitted for printing in the Congressional Record by the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate that establishes allocations, aggregates, and levels for purposes of enforcing the Congressional Budget Act of 1974.

(b)

Prohibition of rescissions that don't save money

In the Senate, the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget shall not count any rescission of budget authority or contract authority that does not have an effect on outlays in estimating the changes in budget authority, outlays, or revenues of a bill, joint resolution, motion, amendment, amendment between the Houses, or conference report for purposes of enforcing—

(1)

the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 621 et seq.);

(2)

any allocation, aggregate, or level under a concurrent resolution on the budget; or

(3)

any written statement submitted for printing in the Congressional Record by the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate that establishes allocations, aggregates, and levels for purposes of enforcing the Congressional Budget Act of 1974.

412.

Fair value estimates

Any estimate prepared by the Director of the Congressional Budget Office for a bill, joint, resolution, motion, amendment, amendment between the Houses, or conference report under the terms of title V of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 661 et seq.), shall include, when practicable, an additional estimate of the cost, measured on a fair value basis, of changes that would affect the amount or terms of new Federal loans or loan guarantees or of modifications to existing Federal loans or loan guarantees arising from the bill, joint resolution, motion, amendment, amendment between the Houses, or conference report.

413.

Honest accounting estimates

(a)

Definitions

In this section:

(1)

Budget

The term budget means—

(A)

a concurrent resolution on the budget; or

(B)

a written statement submitted for printing in the Congressional Record by the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate that establishes allocations, aggregates, and levels for purposes of enforcing the Congressional Budget Act of 1974.

(2)

Budgetary effects

The term budgetary effects means changes in budget authority, outlays, or revenues.

(3)

Major legislation

(A)

Definition

The term major legislation means any bill, resolution, conference report, or treaty—

(i)

for which an estimate is prepared under section 402 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 653) that indicates that not less than 1 of the amounts described in subparagraph (B), before incorporating macroeconomic effects, is greater than $15,000,000,000 in any fiscal year of the estimate; or

(ii)

designated as major legislation by the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate or the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the House of Representatives.

(B)

Amounts

The amounts described in this subparagraph are—

(i)

the sum of the individual positive changes in budgetary effects, not including timing shifts, resulting from such measure; and

(ii)

the sum of the absolute value of the individual negative budgetary effects, not including timing shifts, resulting from such measure.

(4)

Timing shifts

The term timing shifts means—

(A)

a delay of the date on which outlays flowing from direct spending would otherwise occur from one fiscal year to the next fiscal year; or

(B)

an acceleration of the date on which revenues would otherwise occur from one fiscal year to the next fiscal year.

(b)

Requirement for CBO estimates

An estimate provided by the Congressional Budget Office under section 402 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 653) for any major legislation shall provide, in addition to the estimate of budgetary effects without macroeconomic effects, an estimate of the budgetary effects from changes in economic output, employment, interest rates, capital stock, and other macroeconomic variables resulting from the major legislation. The total budgetary effects shall delineate between revenue and outlay effects.

(c)

Requirement for JCT estimates

(1)

In general

An estimate provided by the Joint Committee on Taxation to the Director of the Congressional Budget Office under section 201(f) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 601(f)) for any major legislation shall provide, in addition to the estimate of budgetary effects without macroeconomic effects, an estimate of the budgetary effects from changes in economic output, employment, capital stock, interest rates, and other macroeconomic variables resulting from the major legislation and an estimate of the distributional effects across income categories resulting from major legislation.

(2)

Delineation

The total budgetary effects shall delineate between revenue and outlay effects.

(d)

Contents of estimates

An estimate required to be provided under subsection (b) or (c) shall include—

(1)

a qualitative assessment of the budgetary effects (including macroeconomic variables described in subsections (b) and (c)) of the major legislation in the 20-fiscal year period beginning after the last fiscal year of the most recently adopted budget that sets forth appropriate levels required under section 301 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 632); and

(2)

an identification of the assumptions and the source of data underlying the estimate.

414.

Currency modernization

In the Senate, for purposes of enforcing the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 621 et seq.), any allocation, aggregate, or level under a concurrent resolution on the budget, or any written statement submitted for printing in the Congressional Record by the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate that establishes allocations, aggregates, and levels for purposes of enforcing the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, any estimate of the changes in budget authority, outlays, and revenues of a provision in a bill, joint resolution, motion, amendment, amendment between the Houses, or conference report relating to a transition from the $1 note to a $1 coin shall—

(1)

record the changes in budget authority, outlays, and revenues of the provision in the first year in which the provision takes effect;

(2)

determine the changes in budget authority, outlays, and revenues of the provision based on a net present value estimate of the changes in budget authority, outlays, and revenues of the provision over a 30-year period; and

(3)

incorporate the changes in budget authority, outlays, and revenues of the provision due to behavioral changes.

415.

Certain energy contracts

(a)

Definition

In this section, the term covered energy savings contract means—

(1)

an energy savings performance contract authorized under section 801 of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 8287); and

(2)

a utility energy service contract, as described in the Office of Management and Budget Memorandum on Federal use of energy savings performance contracting, dated July 25, 1998 (M–98–13), and the Office of Management and Budget Memorandum on the Federal use of energy saving performance contracts and utility energy service contracts, dated September 28, 2012 (M–12–21), or any successor to either memorandum.

(b)

Estimates

In the Senate, for purposes of enforcing any point of order established under the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 621 et seq.) or any concurrent resolution on the budget, any estimate by the Congressional Budget Office of the changes in budget authority, outlays, and revenues of a provision in a bill, joint resolution, amendment, conference report, or amendment between the Houses modifying the authority to enter, the scope or terms of, or the use of covered energy savings contracts shall—

(1)

record in the first year in which the authority would become effective, the changes in budget authority, outlays, and revenues (as estimated in accordance with paragraph (2)) of any modifications to the authority to enter the covered energy savings contracts;

(2)

in estimating the changes in budget authority, outlays, and revenues of the legislation, calculate the costs and savings arising from covered contracts on a net present value basis by adding market risk over the useful life of the services or product to the discount rate in section 502(5)(E) of the Federal Credit Reform Act of 1990 (2 U.S.C. 661a(5)(E)); and

(3)

classify the effects of the provision to be changes in spending subject to the availability of appropriations.

(c)

Rule of construction

Nothing in subsection (b) shall be construed to modify the methodology for estimating the changes in budget authority, outlays, and revenues of a provision that does not relate to covered energy savings contracts in a bill, joint resolution, amendment, conference report, or amendment between the Houses that contains a provision described in subsection (b).

416.

Long-term scoring

(a)

Scoring of legislation increasing the discretionary spending caps

An estimate provided by the Congressional Budget Office under section 402 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 653) for any bill, resolution, amendment between the Houses, or conference report that increases the discretionary spending limits under section 251(c) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(c)) shall provide, in addition to the estimate under that section, an estimate of the changes in budget authority, outlays, or revenues under the legislation over the period of fiscal year 2016 through fiscal year 2045.

(b)

Scoring of legislation relating to the Highway Trust Fund

An estimate provided by the Congressional Budget Office under section 402 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 653) for any bill, resolution, amendment between the Houses, or conference report that transfers amounts from the General Fund of the Treasury to the Highway Trust Fund shall provide, in addition to the estimate under that section, an estimate of the changes in budget authority, outlays, or revenues under the legislation over the period of fiscal year 2016 through fiscal year 2045.

417.

Requiring clearer reporting of projected Federal spending and deficits

When the Congressional Budget Office releases its annual update to the Budget and Economic Outlook, the Congressional Budget Office shall provide a projection of Federal revenues, outlays, and deficits for the 30-year period beginning with the budget year, expressed in terms of dollars and as a percent of gross domestic product, as part of its annual update required by Public Law 93–344.

418.

Reporting on tax expenditures

The Director of the Congressional Budget Office shall include in the report submitted under section 202(e)(1) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 the following:

(1)

An estimate of the cost of tax expenditures as a share of gross domestic product for the budget year and the 9 years following the budget year.

(2)

Historical data on the cost of tax expenditures as a share of gross domestic product for each fiscal year beginning with fiscal year 1965 and ending with the budget year.

419.

Congressional Budget Office estimates

(a)

Request for supplemental estimates

In the case of any legislative provision to which this section applies, the Congressional Budget Office shall prepare, to the extent practicable, an estimate of the outlay changes during the second and third decade of enactment.

(b)

Legislative provisions to which this section applies

This section shall apply to any spending legislative provision—

(1)

which proposes a change or changes to law that the Congressional Budget Office determines has an outlay impact in excess of 0.25 percent of the gross domestic product of the United States during the first decade or in the tenth year; or

(2)

with respect to which the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of either the Senate or the House of Representatives has requested an estimate described in subsection (a).

420.

To require transparent reporting on the ongoing costs and savings to taxpayers of Obamacare

When the Congressional Budget Office releases its annual update to the Budget and Economic Outlook, the Congressional Budget Office shall report changes in direct spending and revenue associated with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–152), including the net impact on deficits, including both on-budget and off-budget effects, in its annual update required by Public Law 93–344. The information shall be presented in a format similar to that of table 2 of the Congressional Budget Office’s March 20, 2010 estimate of the budgetary effects of the Health Care and Educational Reconciliation Act of 2010, in combination with the effects of H.R. 3590, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), as passed by the Senate.

421.

Prohibiting the use of guarantee fees as an offset

In the Senate, for purposes of determining budgetary impacts to evaluate points of order under the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, this resolution, any previous budget resolution, and any subsequent budget resolution, provisions contained in any bill, resolution, amendment, motion, or conference report that increases or extends the increase of, any guarantee fees of the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation shall not be scored with respect to the level of budget authority, outlays, or revenues contained in such legislation.

422.

Adjustments for sequestration replacement

(a)

Mechanism for implementing increase in discretionary limits

If a measure becomes law that amends the discretionary spending limits established under section 251(c) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(c)), the adjustments to discretionary spending limits under section 251(b) of that Act (2 U.S.C. 901(b)), or the enforcement procedures established under section 251A of that Act (2 U.S.C. 901a), the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate shall adjust the allocation called for in section 302(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 633(a)) to the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate, and may adjust all other budgetary aggregates, allocations, levels, and limits contained in this resolution, as necessary, consistent with such measure, up to the amounts specified and reserved in subparagraph (b).

(b)

Amounts specified and reserved

The amounts specified (and to be reserved from the allocation called for in section 302(a) allocation of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 633(a)) to the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate until such time as the conditions specified in subsection (a) are met are—

(1)

for fiscal year 2016—

(A)

for the revised security category, $37,000,000,000 in budget authority (and the outlays flowing therefrom); and

(B)

for the revised nonsecurity category, $37,000,000,000 in budget authority (and the outlays flowing therefrom); and

(2)

for fiscal year 2017—

(A)

for the revised security category, $37,000,000,000 in budget authority (and the outlays flowing therefrom); and

(B)

for the revised nonsecurity category, $37,000,000,000 in budget authority (and the outlays flowing therefrom).

423.

To convey clear information to Congress and the public about projected Federal outlays, revenues, and deficits

As part of the annual update to the Budget and Economic Outlook required by section 202(e) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 602(e)), and at any other time the Congressional Budget Office releases projections of Federal deficits over any term of years, the Congressional Budget Office shall publish with its projection a 1-page statement—

(1)

summarizing and categorizing total outlays, including tax expenditures, receipts, surpluses, and deficits of the Federal Government on a unified basis for that same prospective time period;

(2)

categorizing and subtotaling separately—

(A)

outlays for mandatory programs and for discretionary programs;

(B)

outlays, tax expenditures, payroll tax revenue, and offsetting receipts for Social Security and for Medicare;

(C)

the surplus or deficit of revenues over outlays for Social Security and for Medicare; and

(D)

revenues.

424.

Adjustment for wildfire suppression funding

If a measure becomes law that amends the adjustments to discretionary spending limits established under section 251(b) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)) for wildfire suppression funding, the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may adjust the allocation called for in section 302(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 633(a)) to the appropriate committee or committees of the Senate, and may adjust all other budgetary aggregates, allocations, levels, and limits contained in this resolution, as necessary, consistent with such measure.

B

Other provisions

431.

Oversight of Government performance

In the Senate, all committees are directed to review programs and tax expenditures within their jurisdiction to identify waste, fraud, abuse or duplication, and increase the use of performance data to inform committee work. Committees are also directed to review the matters for congressional consideration identified in the Office of Inspector General semiannual reports and the Office of Inspector General's list of unimplemented recommendations and on the Government Accountability Office’s High Risk list and the annual report to reduce program duplication. Based on these oversight efforts and performance reviews of programs within their jurisdiction, committees are directed to include recommendations for improved governmental performance in their annual views and estimates reports required under section 301(d) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 632(d)) to the Committees on the Budget.

432.

Budgetary treatment of certain discretionary administrative expenses

In the Senate, notwithstanding section 302(a)(1) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 633(a)(1)), section 13301 of the Budget Enforcement Act of 1990 (2 U.S.C. 632 note), and section 2009a of title 39, United States Code, the joint explanatory statement accompanying the conference report on any concurrent resolution on the budget shall include in its allocations under section 302(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to the Committees on Appropriations amounts for the discretionary administrative expenses of the Social Security Administration and of the Postal Service.

433.

Application and effect of changes in allocations and aggregates

(a)

Application

Any adjustments of allocations and aggregates made pursuant to this resolution shall—

(1)

apply while that measure is under consideration;

(2)

take effect upon the enactment of that measure; and

(3)

be published in the Congressional Record as soon as practicable.

(b)

Effect of Changed Allocations and Aggregates

Revised allocations and aggregates resulting from these adjustments shall be considered for the purposes of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 621 et seq.) as allocations and aggregates contained in this resolution.

(c)

Budget Committee Determinations

For purposes of this resolution the levels of new budget authority, outlays, direct spending, new entitlement authority, revenues, deficits, and surpluses for a fiscal year or period of fiscal years shall be determined on the basis of estimates made by the Committee on the Budget of the Senate.

434.

Adjustments to reflect changes in concepts and definitions

Upon the enactment of a bill or joint resolution providing for a change in concepts or definitions, the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate may make adjustments to the levels and allocations in this resolution in accordance with section 251(b) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)).

435.

Exercise of rulemaking powers

Congress adopts the provisions of this title—

(1)

as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate, and as such they shall be considered as part of the rules of the Senate and such rules shall supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent with such other rules; and

(2)

with full recognition of the constitutional right of the Senate to change those rules at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as is the case of any other rule of the Senate.

Passed the Senate March 27 (legislative day, March 26), 2015.

Secretary