S.Con.Res. 53 (96th): A concurrent resolution revising the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for the fiscal year 1980, 1981, and 1982.


Nov 16, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Nov 28, 1979

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on November 28, 1979. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.


Edmund Muskie

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Nov 28, 1979

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Sets forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 1980.Sets the recommended level of Federal revenues for such year at $517,800,000,000.Recommends an increase of $2,400,000,000 in ... Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “S.Con.Res.” in “S.Con.Res. 53” means this is a Senate concurrent resolution in the United States Congress. A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


Nov 16, 1979
Passed Senate
Nov 16, 1979
Passed House
Nov 28, 1979



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