H.R. 3462 (99th): 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.


Oct 1, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

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


Robert Edgar

Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

Requires the President to transmit to the Congress for FY 1987 and each fiscal year thereafter a balanced budget.Permits the transmittal of alternate budget proposals which, if implemented, would result ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 1, 1985

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3462”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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