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


See Instead:

H.R. 7130 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jul 12, 1974

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.

Summary (CRS)

8/3/1973--Introduced.Budget Control Act - TitleI - Changes in Rules of House and SenateEstablishes in the House of Representatives a Committee on the Budget consisting of 21 members: 7 members from ... Read more >

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Aug 3, 1973

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H.R. 7130 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 12, 1974

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