H.R.537 - To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to provide for budgeting for emergencies through the establishment of a budget reserve account, and for other purposes.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Castle, Michael N. [R-DE-At Large] (Introduced 02/03/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Budget; Rules|
|Latest Action:||02/03/1999 Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, 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.|
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Summary: H.R.537 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/03/1999)
Requires the establishment of a budget reserve account to provide for funding in the event of natural disasters and national security emergencies.
Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to include such funding in the budget process.
Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) to repeal provisions relating to emergency appropriations.
Requires annual reports to the Congress on expenditures from such account.