H.R. 3461 (99th): Biennial Budgeting Act of 1985

Oct 01, 1985 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Robert Edgar
Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district
Related Bills
H.R. 382 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 03, 1985


This bill was introduced on October 1, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Oct 01, 1985
Referred to Committee Oct 01, 1985
Full Title

A bill to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to provide for a two-year budgeting cycle, to provide for separate and timely consideration each of authorizing legislation, budget resolution, and appropriations, and for other purposes.


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Biennial Budgeting Act of 1985 - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to establish a two-year cycle for the presidential and congressional budget process.
Requires each standing committee of the Congress to review the laws and programs under its jurisdiction every other year and to consider the desirability of new legislation in such areas.
Eliminates provisions requiring a second concurrent resolution on the budget.
Permits revisions only in new spending authority, revenues, and the public debt limit through the reconciliation process.

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