US SCR27 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on October 17 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-10-17 - Referred to the Committee on the Budget. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6465-6474)
Pending: Senate Budget Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A concurrent resolution setting forth 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. Establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2018 and sets forth budgetary levels for FY2019-FY2027. Recommends levels and amounts for FY2018-FY2027 in both houses of Congress for: federal revenues, new budget authority, budget outlays, deficits, public debt, debt held by the public, and the major functional categories of spending. Recommends levels and amounts for FY2018-FY2027 in the Senate for Social Security and Postal Service discretionary administrative expenses. Includes reconciliation instructions directing: the Senate Finance Committee to submit to the Senate Budget Committee legislation increasing the deficit by no more than $1.5 trillion over FY2018-FY2027, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to submit to the Senate Budget Committee legislation reducing the deficit by at least $1 billion over FY2018-FY2027, the House Ways and Means Committee to submit to the House Budget Committee legislation increasing the deficit by no more than $1.5 trillion over FY2018-FY2027, and the House Natural Resources Committee to submit to the House Budget Committee legislation reducing the deficit by at least $1 billion over FY2018-FY2027. (Under the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, reconciliation bills are considered by Congress using expedited legislative procedures that prevent a filibuster and restrict amendments in the Senate.) Establishes reserve funds that provide flexibility in applying budget enforcement rules to legislation addressing a wide range of specified issues across the federal budget. Sets forth budget enforcement procedures for legislation considered in the Senate.

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Title

A concurrent resolution setting forth 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.

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-10-17SenateReferred to the Committee on the Budget. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6465-6474)

Same As/Similar To

SCR25 (Related) 2017-10-13 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 238.

Subjects

Accounting and auditing
Administrative law and regulatory procedures
Adoption and foster care
Advisory bodies
Agricultural prices, subsidies, credit
Appropriations
Aviation and airports
Banking and financial institutions regulation
Border security and unlawful immigration
Budget deficits and national debt
Budget process
Child care and development
Child health
Computer security and identity theft
Congressional oversight
Corporate finance and management
Crime victims
Defense spending
Department of Transportation
Disability assistance
Disaster relief and insurance
Domestic violence and child abuse
Drug trafficking and controlled substances
Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
Economic performance and conditions
Economics and public finance
Education programs funding
Elementary and secondary education
Employee benefits and pensions
Employee hiring
Employment and training programs
Endangered and threatened species
Energy revenues and royalties
Energy storage, supplies, demand
Executive agency funding and structure
Fires
Floods and storm protection
Forests, forestry, trees
Government trust funds
Health care costs and insurance
Health care coverage and access
Health programs administration and funding
Higher education
Housing and community development funding
Human trafficking
Income tax rates
Infrastructure development
Legislative rules and procedure
Medicare
Military facilities and property
Military operations and strategy
Military personnel and dependents
Military procurement, research, weapons development
Military readiness
Mining
Natural disasters
North America
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
Nutrition and diet
Oil and gas
Performance measurement
Postal service
Poverty and welfare assistance
Preschool education
Property tax
Public housing
Senate
Social security and elderly assistance
Special education
State and local finance
State and local taxation
Tax reform and tax simplification
Tax treatment of families
Transportation programs funding
U.S. Postal Service
Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
Veterans' medical care
Veterans' pensions and compensation

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