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H.R. 3877 (116th): Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019

To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, to establish a congressional budget for fiscal years 2020 and 2021, to temporarily suspend the debt limit, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

John Yarmuth

Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2019
Length: 11 pages
Jul 23, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 2, 2019

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 2, 2019.

Pub.L. 116-37

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senator Lankford Statement on Raising the Debt Ceiling
    — Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] on Aug 1, 2019

Wicker Votes for Presidents Budget Agreement
    — Sen. Roger Wicker [R-MS] on Aug 1, 2019

Murkowski Votes in Favor of Bipartisan Budget Deal
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] on Aug 1, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 3877 will add $280.5 billion in new spending through 2029.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 2021: Investing for the People Act of 2019

Ordered Reported on Apr 3, 2019. 68% incorporated. (compare text)


Jul 23, 2019

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Jul 25, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Aug 1, 2019
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Aug 2, 2019
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3877 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3877. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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