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S. 44 (116th): Balanced Budget Accountability Act

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A bill to reduce a portion of the annual pay of Members of Congress for the failure to adopt a concurrent resolution on the budget which does not provide for a balanced budget, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Steve Daines

Sponsor. Senator for Montana. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 8, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jan 8, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 8, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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History

Jan 8, 2019
 
Introduced

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

S. 44 (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 S. 44. 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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