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:||House - 02/03/1999 Referred to House Rules (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.537 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All 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.