HR 114

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 114

To provide a biennial budget for the United States Government.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 5, 2011

Mr. DREIER (for himself and Mr. WHITFIELD) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committees on Rules and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To provide a biennial budget for the United States Government.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. REVISION OF TIMETABLE.

`TIMETABLE

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On or before:                                                Action to be completed:                                                                                          
First Monday in February                                     President submits budget recommendations.                                                                        
February 15                                                  Congressional Budget Office submits report to Budget Committees.                                                 
Not later than 6 weeks after budget submission               Committees submit views and estimates to Budget Committees.                                                      
April 1                                                      Budget Committees report concurrent resolution on the biennial budget.                                           
May 15                                                       Congress completes action on concurrent resolution on the biennial budget.                                       
May 15                                                       Biennial appropriation bills may be considered in the House.                                                     
June 10                                                      House Appropriations Committee reports last biennial appropriation bill.                                         
June 30                                                      House completes action on biennial appropriation bills.                                                          
October 1                                                    Biennium begins.                                                                                                 
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On or before:         Action to be completed:                                                    
First Monday in April President submits budget recommendations.                                  
April 20              Committees submit views and estimates to Budget Committees.                
May 15                Budget Committees report concurrent resolution on the biennial budget.     
June 1                Congress completes action on concurrent resolution on the biennial budget. 
June 1                Biennial appropriation bills may be considered in the House.               
July 1                House Appropriations Committee reports last biennial appropriation bill.   
July 20               House completes action on biennial appropriation bills.                    
October 1             Biennium begins.'.                                                         
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SEC. 3. AMENDMENTS TO THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET AND IMPOUNDMENT CONTROL ACT OF 1974.

SEC. 4. AMENDMENTS TO RULES OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

SEC. 5. AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 31, UNITED STATES CODE.

SEC. 6. TWO-YEAR APPROPRIATIONS; TITLE AND STYLE OF APPROPRIATIONS ACTS.

`Sec. 105. Title and style of appropriations Acts

SEC. 7. MULTIYEAR AUTHORIZATIONS.

`MULTIYEAR AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS

SEC. 8. GOVERNMENT STRATEGIC AND PERFORMANCE PLANS ON A BIENNIAL BASIS.

SEC. 9. BIENNIAL APPROPRIATION BILLS.

`CONSIDERATION OF BIENNIAL APPROPRIATION BILLS

SEC. 10. ASSISTANCE BY FEDERAL AGENCIES TO STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

SEC. 11. REPORT ON TWO-YEAR FISCAL PERIOD.

SEC. 12. SPECIAL TRANSITION PERIOD FOR THE 113TH CONGRESS.

SEC. 13. EFFECTIVE DATE.

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