H.R. 9979 (93rd): Budget Control Act


Aug 3, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Enacted as H.R. 7130 (companion bill)

Edward Patten

Representative for New Jersey's 15th congressional district


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A bill to amend the rules of the House of Representatives and the Senate to improve congressional control over budgetary outlay and receipt totals, to provide for a Legislative Budget Director and staff, and for other purposes.

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Aug 3, 1973

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