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A concurrent resolution to express the sense of Congress regarding the use of a legislative "trigger" or "safety" mechanism to link long-term Federal budget surplus reductions with actual budgetary outcomes.

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03/07/2001Introduced in Senate

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03/07/2001Referred jointly to the Committee on the Budget; Governmental Affairs pursuant to the order of August 4, 1977, with instructions that if one Committee reports, the other Committee have thirty days to report or be discharged. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2013)
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02/14/2001Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S1430-1433)
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Senate Budget03/07/2001 Referred to
Senate Governmental Affairs03/07/2001 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/07/2001)

Expresses the sense of Congress that any long-term Federal surplus-reducing actions adopted by the 107th Congress shall include a legislative "trigger" mechanism that: (1) links the phase in of such actions to actual budgetary outcomes over the next ten fiscal years; and (2) outlines specific action that shall be taken should specified levels of Federal debt reduction or on-budget surpluses not be realized, in order to maintain fiscal discipline and continue reduction of the national debt.