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S. 2777 (115th): A bill to exempt State and county payments under the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 from sequestration.

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 26, 2018 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2777

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 26, 2018

(for himself and Mr. Kennedy) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Budget

A BILL

To exempt State and county payments under the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 from sequestration.

1.

Exemption of certain payments from sequestration

(a)

In general

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).

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(b)

Applicability

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.