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H.Con.Res. 71: Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.

H. Con. Res. 71 establishes the budget for fiscal year 2018 and the budget levels for fiscal years 2019-2027. Specifically, the resolution sets overall discretionary spending for Fiscal Year 2018 at $1.132 trillion, which includes $621.5 billion for defense discretionary spending and $511 billion in non-defense discretionary spending. The budget achieves $6.5 trillion in total deficit reduction over 10 years, ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jul 21, 2017

Status:

Passed Senate with Changes (back to House) on Oct 19, 2017

This resolution has been passed in the House and the Senate, but the Senate made changes and sent it back to the House on October 19, 2017.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Oct 20, 2017 that this resolution may be considered in the week ahead.

Sponsor:

Diane Black

Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017
Length: 120 pages

History

Jul 21, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 21, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on the Budget issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Oct 3, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the resolution.

Oct 5, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 19, 2017
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Oct 20, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this resolution would be considered in the week ahead.

Pending
 
House Approves Senate Changes

H.Con.Res. 71 is a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

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