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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Family Budget Protection Act of 2004

Official Titles

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Official Title as Introduced

To reform Federal budget procedures, to impose spending safeguards, to combat waste, fraud, and abuse, to account for accurate Government agency costs, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

02/11/2004Introduced in House

All Actions (13)

11/22/2004House Committee on The Budget Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 10, 2004.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/19/2004House Committee on The Budget Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Nov. 22, 2004.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/01/2004House Committee on The Budget Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Nov. 19, 2004.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/22/2004House Committee on The Budget Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 1, 2004.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/01/2004House Committee on The Budget Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than July 23, 2004.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/22/2004Referred to the Subcommittee on Government Efficiency and Financial Management.
Action By: Committee on Government Reform
02/11/2004Referred to House Government Reform
Action By: House of Representatives
02/11/2004Referred to House Appropriations
Action By: House of Representatives
02/11/2004Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
02/11/2004Referred to House Rules
Action By: House of Representatives
02/11/2004Referred to House Budget
Action By: House of Representatives
02/11/2004Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, Ways and Means, Appropriations, and Government Reform, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/11/2004Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (103)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Ryan, Paul [R-WI-1]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Chocola, Chris [R-IN-2]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Cox, Christopher [R-CA-48]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Barrett, J. Gresham [R-SC-3]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Mario [R-FL-25]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Feeney, Tom [R-FL-24]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Myrick, Sue Wilkins [R-NC-9]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Gutknecht, Gil [R-MN-1]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Beauprez, Bob [R-CO-7]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-2]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Otter, C. L. (Butch) [R-ID-1]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Herger, Wally [R-CA-2]* 02/11/2004
Rep. DeMint, Jim [R-SC-4]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Toomey, Patrick J. [R-PA-15]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Hart, Melissa A. [R-PA-4]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-40]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Musgrave, Marilyn N. [R-CO-4]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Pence, Mike [R-IN-6]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Shadegg, John B. [R-AZ-3]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Neugebauer, Randy [R-TX-19]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Hoekstra, Peter [R-MI-2]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Ryun, Jim [R-KS-2]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Cantor, Eric [R-VA-7]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Boozman, John [R-AR-3]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Cubin, Barbara [R-WY-At Large]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Goode, Virgil H., Jr. [R-VA-5]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Akin, W. Todd [R-MO-2]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Doolittle, John T. [R-CA-4]* 02/11/2004
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-5]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Smith, Nick [R-MI-7]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Istook, Ernest J., Jr. [R-OK-5]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Tancredo, Thomas G. [R-CO-6]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Norwood, Charles W. [R-GA-9]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Kennedy, Mark R. [R-MN-6]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ-6]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Schrock, Edward L. [R-VA-2]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Brown-Waite, Ginny [R-FL-5]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-3]* 02/11/2004
Rep. Souder, Mark E. [R-IN-3] 02/24/2004
Rep. Crane, Philip M. [R-IL-8] 02/24/2004
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] 02/26/2004
Rep. Paul, Ron [R-TX-14] 03/03/2004
Rep. Baker, Richard H. [R-LA-6] 03/03/2004
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 03/03/2004
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4] 03/03/2004
Rep. Manzullo, Donald A. [R-IL-16] 03/03/2004
Rep. Hostettler, John N. [R-IN-8] 03/03/2004
Rep. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA-6] 03/10/2004
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] 03/10/2004
Rep. Brown, Henry E., Jr. [R-SC-1] 03/10/2004
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] 03/10/2004
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] 03/10/2004
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 03/16/2004
Rep. Putnam, Adam H. [R-FL-12] 03/16/2004
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-5] 03/16/2004
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2] 03/16/2004
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] 03/16/2004
Rep. Oxley, Michael G. [R-OH-4] 03/31/2004
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1] 04/01/2004
Rep. Sullivan, John [R-OK-1] 04/01/2004
Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-46] 04/02/2004
Rep. Shuster, Bill [R-PA-9] 04/02/2004
Rep. Boehner, John A. [R-OH-8] 04/02/2004
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18] 04/02/2004
Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-3] 04/02/2004
Rep. Deal, Nathan [R-GA-10] 04/02/2004
Rep. Cannon, Chris [R-UT-3] 04/02/2004
Rep. Radanovich, George [R-CA-19] 04/02/2004
Rep. Hefley, Joel [R-CO-5] 04/02/2004
Rep. Tiahrt, Todd [R-KS-4] 04/02/2004
Rep. McCrery, Jim [R-LA-4] 04/02/2004
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-19] 04/02/2004
Rep. Harris, Katherine [R-FL-13] 04/02/2004
Rep. Keller, Ric [R-FL-8] 04/20/2004
Rep. Gibbons, Jim [R-NV-2] 04/20/2004
Rep. Moran, Jerry [R-KS-1] 04/21/2004
Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-3] 04/21/2004
Rep. Rehberg, Dennis R. [R-MT-At Large] 04/21/2004
Rep. Hayworth, J. D. [R-AZ-5] 04/21/2004
Rep. Collins, Mac [R-GA-8] 04/22/2004
Rep. Ballenger, Cass [R-NC-10] 04/22/2004
Rep. Dunn, Jennifer [R-WA-8] 04/22/2004
Rep. Nunes, Devin [R-CA-21] 04/22/2004
Rep. Davis, Jo Ann [R-VA-1] 04/28/2004
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 05/06/2004
Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] 06/08/2004
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-44] 07/06/2004
Cosponsors Who Withdrew Date Cosponsored Date Withdrawn CR Explanation
Rep. Linder, John [R-GA-7] 03/03/2004 03/18/2004 --
Rep. Davis, Lincoln [D-TN-4] 03/29/2004 06/23/2004 --

Committees (5)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Budget02/11/2004 Referred to
House Rules02/11/2004 Referred to
House Ways and Means02/11/2004 Referred to
House Appropriations02/11/2004 Referred to
House Government Reform02/11/2004 Referred to
House Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Efficiency and Financial Management03/22/2004 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/11/2004)

Family Budget Protection Act of 2004 - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to eliminate the May 15 deadline for consideration of annual appropriations measures. Requires annual joint (currently, concurrent) budget resolutions signed by the President.

Provides for an amendment to change the statutory limit on the public debt.

Requires consideration of budget-related legislation before the budget resolution becomes law.

Sets forth provisions regarding the establishment of a reserve fund for emergencies.

Requires: (1) biennial (currently, annual) budget resolutions; (2) biennial appropriations Acts; and (3) biennial Government strategic and performance plans.

Provides spending caps on the growth of entitlements and mandatory budget outlays. Excludes benefits payable under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act (SSA), Tier 1 railroad retirement benefits, and benefits payable under part A of title XVIII (relating to part A Medicare hospital insurance benefits) of SSA and part C of such title (relating to the Medicare Advantage program) from required reductions under the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act, along with specified Government accounts and activities. Provides other exceptions, limitations, and special rules with respect to sequestration exemptions.

Directs the Chairman to maintain the Family Budget Protection Mandatory Account and the Family Budget Protection Discretionary Account.

Freezes at current levels spending authority for each unearned entitlement, high-cost discretionary spending program, and authorized and unauthorized discretionary spending programs.

Establishes the Commission to Eliminate Waste, Fraud, and Abuse.

Provides for accrual funding of the: (1) Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund; (2) Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System; and (3) Foreign Service Retirement and Disability System.

Establishes in the Treasury: (1) the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Retirement Fund; (2) the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Retirement System; and (3) the Coast Guard Military Retirement Fund.

Changes the name of the Department of Defense Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund to Uniformed Services Health Care Fund (thus, providing health care programs for all uniformed service retirees, under certain conditions). (Currently, such programs are for Department of Defense Medicare-eligible beneficiaries.)

Decreases the limit on the public debt from $6.4 trillion to $4.393 trillion.

Prohibits consideration of extraneous appropriations in omnibus appropriations measures.