H.R. 6066 (98th): A bill to require that the President transmit to the Congress, and that the congressional Budget Committees report, a balanced budget for each fiscal year.


Aug 2, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 2, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Jones

Representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

8/2/1984--Introduced.Requires the President to transmit to Congress for FY 1986 and each fiscal year thereafter a balanced budget.Permits the transmittal of alternate budget proposals which, if implemented, would result in ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 2, 1984

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6066”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


96 cosponsors (96D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3 (99th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 1985

H.R. 6200 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 6, 1984

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