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H.Con.Res. 71: Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.

This was a vote to agree to H.Con.Res. 71 in the Senate.

H. Con. Res. 71 establishes the budget for fiscal year 2018 and the budget levels for fiscal years 2019-2027. Specifically, the resolution sets overall discretionary spending for Fiscal Year 2018 at $1.132 trillion, which includes $621.5 billion for defense discretionary spending and $511 billion in non-defense discretionary spending.  The budget achieves $6.5 trillion in total deficit reduction over 10 years, and produces a $9 billion surplus in Fiscal Year 2027.

The resolution also includes reconciliation instructions to the House Committees to achieve at least $203 billion in deficit reduction over the 2018-2027 period. Each committee is required to report legislation to their respective Budget Committee no later than October 6, 2017.

Additional information was provided by the House Budget Committee and can be found here.

Source: Republican Policy Committee


Congress
115th Congress
Date
Oct 19, 2017
Chamber
Senate
Number
#245
Question:
On the Concurrent Resolution in the Senate
Result:
Concurrent Resolution Agreed to

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Key: R Yea R Nay D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 51
 
 
 
51%
51 0 0
  Nay 49
 
 
 
49%
1 46 2
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