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H.R. 3877: 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
Introduced
Jul 23, 2019
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 2, 2019

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

Law
Pub.L. 116-37
Source

Position statements

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org 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)

History

Jul 22, 2019
 
On House Schedule

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

Jul 23, 2019
 
Introduced

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

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 is 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.

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