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USSB2435IntroBASIC Act Budgetary Accuracy in Scoring Interest Costs Act of 2019 This bill requires cost estimates prepared by the Congressional Budget Office or the Joint Committee on Taxation to include the costs of servicing the public debt.
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2019-08-01
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB2378IntroREG Act Reducing Excessive Government Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4088IntroSuperfund Reinvestment Act
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2019-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB3979IntroBASIC Act Budgetary Accuracy in Scoring Interest Costs Act of 2019 This bill requires cost estimates prepared by the Congressional Budget Office or the Joint Committee on Taxation to include the costs of servicing the public debt.
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2019-07-25
To House Rules Committee
USHB4071IntroTo amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to provide that concurrent resolutions on the budget include the recommended ratio of the public debt to the estimated gross domestic product for each fiscal year covered by the re...
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2019-07-25
To House Rules Committee
USHB3908IntroTruth in Spending Act of 2019 This bill requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to submit to the President, for inclusion in the President's annual budget submission, specified reports regarding the difference between the actual costs of d...
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2019-07-23
To House Budget Committee
USHB3635IntroTo repeal the debt ceiling. This bill repeals the public debt limit, which applies to most debt held by the federal government.
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2019-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2440IntroFull Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act This bill provides a discretionary spending limit adjustment for full utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to ensure that funds are used to support navigation and maintain federall...
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2019-07-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 100.
USHB3118IntroClean Up Congress Act
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR398IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Green New Deal is antithetical to the principles of free market capitalism and private property rights, is simply a thinly veiled attempt to usher in policies that create a socialist socie...
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1726IntroPaying a Fair Share Act of 2019 This bill requires an individual taxpayer whose adjusted gross income exceeds $1 million (high-income taxpayer) to pay a minimum tax rate of 30% of the excess of the taxpayer's adjusted gross income over the taxpayer's...
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2019-06-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1025IntroVERDAD Act of 2019 Venezuela Emergency Relief, Democracy Assistance, and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to take various actions to address the political situation in Venezuela. (The United States does not recognize Nicolas Ma...
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2019-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 101.
USSB1332IntroA bill to set forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2020 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2021 through 2029. This bill establishes the congressional budget for the federal g...
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2019-06-03
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 22 - 69. Record Vote Number: 130. (CR S3153)
USSB1553IntroEnd the Threat of Default Act This bill repeals the public debt limit, which applies to most debt held by the federal government.
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2019-05-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2870IntroEnd the Threat of Default Act This bill repeals the public debt limit, which applies to most debt held by the federal government.
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2019-05-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2779IntroLegislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for the legislative branch, including the House of Representatives and Joint Items such as the Joint Economic Committee, the Joint Committee on Taxation, the Office ...
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2019-05-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 41.
USSB1463IntroA bill to establish a scorekeeping rule to ensure that increases in guarantee fees of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shall not be used to offset provisions that increase the deficit. This bill prohibits increases in Federal National Mortgage Association ...
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2019-05-14
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB1456IntroAgency Accountability Act of 2019 This bill requires any agency that receives a fee, fine, penalty, or proceeds from a settlement to deposit the amount in the general fund of the Treasury. The bill also prohibits the funds from being used unless the ...
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2019-05-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR369IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives supporting the Federal workforce.
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2019-05-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2584IntroTo amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings. This bill requires the Congressional Budget Office, upon receiving a request from Congress, to determine if legislation would reduce spending outside o...
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2019-05-08
To House Budget Committee
USSB1361IntroA bill to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings. This bill requires the Congressional Budget Office, upon receiving a request from Congress, to determine if legislation would reduce spending ou...
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2019-05-08
To Senate Budget Committee
USHJR55IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress a...
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2526IntroUnited States Territorial Relief Act of 2019
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2019-05-03
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSJR19IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require (except during time of war and subject to suspension by Congress) that the total amount of money expended by the United States during any fiscal year not ex...
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2019-05-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1312IntroUnited States Territorial Relief Act of 2019
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2019-05-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR182IntroA resolution recognizing the duty of the Senate to condemn Modern Monetary Theory and recognizing Modern Monetary Theory would lead to higher deficits and higher inflation. This resolution recognizes that (1) deficits are unsustainable, irresponsible...
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2019-05-01
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2400IntroAmerican Innovation Act This bill requires certain adjustments to discretionary spending limits in FY2020-FY2024 to accommodate increases in appropriations for agencies that perform basic science research. Adjustments are required for the National Sc...
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2019-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities
USHB2396IntroFull Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act This bill provides a discretionary spending limit adjustment for full utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to ensure that funds are used to support navigation and maintain federall...
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2019-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB1249IntroAmerican Innovation Act This bill requires certain adjustments to discretionary spending limits in FY2020-FY2024 to accommodate increases in appropriations for agencies that perform basic science research. Adjustments are required for the National Sc...
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2019-04-30
To Senate Budget Committee
USHB1466IntroNOPE Act No Ongoing Perks Enrichment Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR50IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution requiring that each agency and department's funding is justified. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total rec...
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2110IntroRelief From Sequestration Act of 2019 This bill eliminates the sequestration, or automatic spending cuts, scheduled to occur because the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction failed to recommend legislation to reduce the deficit by $1.2 trillio...
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2019-04-04
To House Budget Committee
USSJR18IntroA joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal yea...
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2019-04-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSCR11IntroA concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2020 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2021 through 2029. This concurrent resolution establishes the con...
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2019-04-01
To Senate Budget Committee
USSCR12IntroAn original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2020 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2021 through 2024. This concurrent resolution establish...
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2019-04-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 50.
USHB850IntroAgency Accountability Act of 2019 This bill requires any agency that receives a fee, fine, penalty, or proceeds from a settlement to deposit the amount in the general fund of the Treasury. The bill also prohibits the funds from being used unless the ...
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHJR51IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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2019-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1790IntroGiveback Deficit Reduction Act This bill requires appropriations for Member's Representational Allowances for the House of Representatives that remain at the end of a fiscal year to be deposited in the Treasury and used for deficit or debt reduction....
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2019-03-14
To House Administration Committee
USHB1707IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act
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2019-03-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB768IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act
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2019-03-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB761IntroDONATE Act Donations for Our Nation's Advancement, Transformation, and Enhancement Act
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2019-03-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1536IntroProtecting Our Children's Future Act of 2019 This bill makes several changes to the federal budget process. The changes to the budget process include converting the existing annual budget and appropriations process to a biennial process; changing the...
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2019-03-05
To House Budget Committee
USSB623IntroDefault Prevention Act This bill requires the following obligations to be granted priority over all other U.S. obligations if the public debt reaches the statutory limit principal and interest on debt held by the public; compensation, allowances, and...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR149IntroRecognizing the national debt as a threat to national security. This resolution recognizes that the national debt is a threat to national security and that deficits are unsustainable, irresponsible, and dangerous. It also commits to restoring regular...
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2019-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Social Security
USSR78IntroA resolution recognizing the national debt as a threat to national security. This resolution recognizes that the national debt is a threat to national security and that deficits are unsustainable, irresponsible, and dangerous. It also commits to addr...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB444IntroProtect Our CREDIT Act Protect Our Citizens from Reckless Extortion of our Debt and Irresponsible Tactics Act of 2019 This bill allows the President to increase the statutory debt limit unless a joint resolution of disapproval is passed by Congress a...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB179IntroAcre In, Acre Out Act This bill prescribes a new requirement for any acquisition of land by the Department of the Interior or the Department of Agriculture that would result in a net increase of total land acreage under the jurisdiction of the Nation...
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2019-02-08
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB1085IntroGive it Back to the Taxpayers Act This bill requires appropriations for Member's Representational Allowances for the House of Representatives that remain at the end of the fiscal year to be deposited in the Treasury and used for deficit or debt reduc...
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2019-02-07
To House Administration Committee
USSB391IntroA bill to clarify that funding for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board is not subject to the sequester. This bill provides that any sequestration ordered by the President is inapplicable to funding of the Public Company Accounting Oversight...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB392IntroA bill to clarify that funding for the standard setting body designated pursuant to section 19(b) of the Securities Act of 1933 is not subject to the sequester. This bill provides that any sequestration ordered by the President is inapplicable to fun...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Budget Committee
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