IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
April 26, 2018
Mr. Cassidy (for himself and Mr. Kennedy) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Budget
To exempt State and county payments under the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 from sequestration.
Exemption of certain payments from sequestration
Section 255(g)(1)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 905(g)(1)(A)) is amended by inserting after
Payments to Social Security Trust Funds (28–0404–0–1–651). the following:
- Payments to States pursuant to section 105(a)(2)(A) of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 (Public Law 109–432; 43 U.S.C. 1331 note) (014–5535–0–2–302).
The amendment made by this section shall apply to any sequestration order issued under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 900 et seq.) on or after the date of enactment of this Act.