US HB27 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 3 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-03 - Referred to the House Committee on the Budget.
Pending: House Budget Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Zero-Baseline Budget Act of 2019 This bill changes the assumptions that the Congressional Budget Office uses to calculate the baseline for discretionary spending. (A baseline is a projection of federal spending and receipts during a fiscal year under current law.) The bill changes the assumptions used for the discretionary spending baseline to eliminate adjustments required under current law for inflation, expiring housing contracts, social insurance administrative expenses, pay adjustments, and changes to other personnel benefits. The bill also prohibits adjustments for inflation or any other factor.

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Title

Zero-Baseline Budget Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-03HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Budget.
2019-01-03HouseIntroduced in House

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