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

Introduced:

Aug 3, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Enacted as H.R. 7130 (companion bill)
Sponsor:

Edward Patten

Representative for New Jersey's 15th congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Aug 3, 1973
 
Introduced

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