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An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2009, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2011 through 2014.


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Date
04/29/2009Conference report agreed to in Senate: Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 43. Record Vote Number: 173.
04/29/2009Conference report agreed to in House: On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 193 (Roll no. 216).
04/27/2009Conference report filed: Conference report H. Rept. 111-89 filed.(text of conference report: CR H4474-4836)
04/22/2009Passed/agreed to in House: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.(text: CR H4631-4637)
04/02/2009Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 43. Record Vote Number: 154.(text: CR 4/20/2009 S4451-4464)
03/27/2009Committee on the Budget. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Conrad under authority of the order of the Senate of 03/26/2009. Without written report.
03/27/2009Introduced in Senate

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Date Chamber
04/29/2009SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
04/29/2009SenateSenate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 43. Record Vote Number: 173.
04/29/2009SenateConference report considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S4840-4881)
04/29/2009SenateConference papers: Senate report and manager's statement and message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
04/29/2009-11:48amHouseMotions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
04/29/2009-11:48amHouseOn agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 193 (Roll no. 216).
04/29/2009-11:18amHouseThe previous question was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H4927)
04/29/2009-10:32amHouseDEBATE - The House resumed with the remaining 20 minutes of debate on the conference report to accompany S.Con.Res. 13.
04/29/2009-10:32amHouseThe House proceeded to consider the conference report H.Rept. 111-89 as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4920-4928)
04/28/2009-7:25pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to section 2 of H. Res. 371, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the conference report to accompany S. Con. Res. 13 would be postponed until a time to be announced.
04/28/2009-6:38pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 371, the House proceeded with up to one hour of debate on the conference report to accompany S.Con.Res. 13.
04/28/2009-6:38pmHouseMr. Spratt brought up conference report H. Rept. 111-89 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 371. (consideration: CR H4891-4897)
04/28/2009-6:28pmHouseRule H. Res. 371 passed House.
04/28/2009-1:33pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 371 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to S. Con. Res. 13 with 1 hour of general debate. All points of order against the conference report and against its consideration are waived.
04/27/2009-11:35pmHouseConference report H. Rept. 111-89 filed. (text of conference report: CR H4474-4836)
04/24/2009SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
04/23/2009SenateSenate appointed conferees. Conrad; Murray; Gregg.
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Vitter to instruct Senate conferees to insist that if the final conference report includes any reserve funds involving energy and the environment, that such sections shall include the requirements included in section 202 (a) of the Senate-passed resolution to require that such legislation would not increase the cost of producing energy from domestic sources, including oil and gas from the Outer Continental Shelf or other areas; would not increase the cost of energy for American families; would not increase the cost of energy for domestic manufacturers, farmers, fishermen, or other domestic industries; and would not enhance foreign competitiveness against U.S. businesses agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 63 - 30. Record Vote Number: 169.
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator DeMint to instruct Senate conferees to insist that the conference report on the concurrent resolution shall include a point of order against legislation that eliminates the ability of Americans to keep their health plan and eliminates the ability of Americans to choose their doctor, as contained in section 316 of the concurrent resolution, as passed by the Senate, and insist further that an additional condition be added providing such legislation shall not decrease the number of Americans enrolled in private health insurance, while increasing the number of Americans enrolled in government-managed, rationed health care agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 79 - 14. Record Vote Number: 168.
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Coburn to instruct Senate conferees to insist that the conference report include a reserve fund that promotes legislation that achieves savings by going through the Federal Budget line by line agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Alexander to instruct Senate conferees to insist that the final conference report include the Senate position maintaining a competitive student loan program that provides students and institutions of higher education with a comprehensive choice of loan products and services, as contained in section 203 of S. Con. Res. 13, as passed by the Senate agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Cornyn to instruct Senate conferees to insist on the inclusion in the final conference report of the point of order against legislation that raises Federal income tax rates on small businesses as contained in section 307 of the concurrent resolution, as passed by the Senate agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 84 - 9. Record Vote Number: 167.
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Ensign to instruct Senate conferees to insist that the conference report on the concurrent resolution include the point of order against legislation that raises taxes directly or indirectly on middle-income taxpayers (single individuals with $200,000 or less in adjusted gross income or married couples filing jointly with $250,000 or less in adjusted gross income) as contained in section 306 of the concurrent resolution as passed by the Senate agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Sessions to instruct Senate conferees rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 38 - 56. Record Vote Number: 166.
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Gregg to instruct Senate conferees rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 40 - 54. Record Vote Number: 165.
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Johanns to instruct Senate conferees to insist that if the conference report includes a Deficit Neutral Reserve Fund to Invest in Clean Energy and Preserve the Environment and Climate Change Legislation similar to section 202 of S. Con. Res. 13, as passed by the Senate, then that Deficit Neutral Reserve Fund shall also include the language contained in section 202(c) of S. Con. Res. 13, as passed by the Senate, which provides that the Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee may not revise allocations for legislation if that legislation is reported from any committee pursuant to section 310 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 66 - 28. Record Vote Number: 164.
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Stabenow to instruct Senate conferees to insist that the final conference report include a Deficit-Neutral Reserve Fund to Invest in Clean Energy and Preserve the Environment agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 57 - 37. Record Vote Number: 163.
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Stabenow to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4652-4654; text: CR S4653)
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Ensign to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4652; text: CR S4652)
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Johanns to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4652, S4654; text: CR S4652)
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Cornyn to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4651, S4655-4656; text: CR S4651)
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Gregg to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4650-4651, S4654; text: CR S4650)
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator DeMint to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4648-4650, S4656; text: CR S4648)
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Coburn to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4648; text: CR S4648)
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Vitter to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4647-4648, S4657; text: CR S4647)
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Alexander to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4646-4647; text: CR S4647)
04/23/2009SenateMotion by Senator Sessions to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4643, S4655-4646; text: CR S4643)
04/23/2009SenateSenate disagreed to House amendment, agreed to request for conference. (consideration: CR S4641-4657)
04/23/2009SenateMessage on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill and House requests a conference.
04/22/2009-4:17pmHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees: Spratt, Boyd, DeLauro, Ryan (WI), and Hensarling.
04/22/2009-4:17pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
04/22/2009-4:17pmHouseOn motion that the House instruct conferees Failed by recorded vote: 196 - 227 (Roll no. 198). (consideration: CR H4655-4656)
04/22/2009-3:12pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ryan (WI) motion to instruct conferees on S. Con. Res. 13, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ryan (WI) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion until later in the legislative day.
04/22/2009-2:05pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Ryan (WI) motion to instruct conferees on S. Con. Res. 13. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to recede to the Senate position on reconciliation instructions with respect to health care reform, education reform and relevant points of order thereto.
04/22/2009-2:05pmHouseMr. Ryan (WI) moved that the House instruct conferees. (consideration: CR H4645-4653; text: CR H4645)
04/22/2009-2:04pmHouseOn motion that the House insist upon its amendment, and request a conference Agreed to by voice vote.
04/22/2009-12:58pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Spratt motion that the House insist on its amendment to S. Con. Res. 13 and request a conference with the Senate thereon.
04/22/2009-12:57pmHouseMr. Spratt moved that the House insist upon its amendment, and request a conference.
04/22/2009-12:56pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
04/22/2009-12:56pmHouseOn agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection. (text: CR H4631-4637)
04/22/2009-12:55pmHouseThe House struck all after the enacting clause and inserted in lieu thereof the provisions of a similar measure H. Con. Res. 85. Agreed to without objection.
04/22/2009-12:55pmHouseThe resolution provides for further consideration of H.Con.Res. 85 in the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. The resolution makes in order four amendments which shall be debateable for forty minutes each, equally divided and controlled. The resolution makes in order a motion to take from the Speaker's table S.Con.Res. 13 and strike all after the resolving clause of S.Con.Res. 13 and insert in lieu thereof the provisions of H.Con.Res. 85 as passed by the House, and to insist on its amendment, and request a conference with the Senate thereon.
04/22/2009-12:55pmHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 316. (consideration: CR H4618-4653, H4655-4656; text of measure as received in House: CR H4618-4631)
04/21/2009-2:42pmHouseHeld at the desk.
04/21/2009-2:04pmHouseReceived in the House.
04/17/2009SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
04/02/2009SenateResolution agreed to in Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 43. Record Vote Number: 154. (text: CR 4/20/2009 S4451-4464)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.937 Amendment SA 937 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 18 - 79. Record Vote Number: 153.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.937 Amendment SA 937 proposed by Senator Vitter. (consideration: CR S4288-4289; text: CR S4288) To require States to implement drug testing programs for applicants for and recipients of assistance under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, which would encourage healthy, drug-free families instead of encouraging dependent behavior or on-going drug abuse.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.751 Amendment SA 751 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.751 Amendment SA 751 proposed by Senator Vitter. (consideration: CR S4288; text: CR S4288) To protect the more than 6 million Americans employed by the domestic oil and gas industry and to ensure low-cost energy for America's consumers, businesses, and families.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.828 Amendment SA 828 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 41 - 56. Record Vote Number: 152. (text as modified: CR S4287)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.828 Amendment SA 828 proposed by Senator Coburn. (consideration: CR S4287-4288; text: CR S4287) To protect the freedom of conscience for patients and the right of health care providers to serve patients without violating their moral and religious convictions.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.870 Amendment SA 870, previously agreed to, was modified by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S4287)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.964 Amendment SA 964 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 39 - 58. Record Vote Number: 151.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.964 Amendment SA 964 proposed by Senator DeMint. (consideration: CR S4286-4287; text: CR S4286) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect small and home businesses from the burdensome and impractical requirements of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.963 Amendment SA 963 agreed to in Senate by Voice.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.963 Amendment SA 963 proposed by Senator DeMint. (consideration: CR S4286; text: CR S4286) To provide for a point of order against any legislation that eliminates the ability of Americans to keep their health plan or their choice of doctor.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.969 Amendment SA 969 ruled non-germane by the chair.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.969 Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to amendment SA 969 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 36 - 61. Record Vote Number: 150.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.969 Defense of germaneness raised.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.969 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 969.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.969 Amendment SA 969 proposed by Senator Sessions. (consideration: CR S4285-4286; text: CR S4285) To provide for a point of order against any appropriations bill that fails to fully fund the construction of the Southwest border fence.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.810 Amendment SA 810 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.810 Amendment SA 810 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Brown. (consideration: CR S4284-4285; text: CR S4284) To modify the deficit-neutral reserve fund for economic stabilization and growth to promote new employment opportunities that are critical to economic recovery by supporting workforce strategies that help workers seeking specialized training for emerging industries.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.870 Amendment SA 870 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.870 Amendment SA 870 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Thune. (consideration: CR S4284-4285; text: CR S4284-4289) To provide for a total of $99,000,000 in COPS Hot Spots funding, as authorized in the Combat Meth Act.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.940 Amendment SA 940 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.940 Amendment SA 940 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Snowe. (consideration: CR S4284-4285, S4287; text: CR S4284) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to require a certain portion of funding for the Energy Star Program of the Environmental Protection Agency to be allocated to the Energy Star Small Business Program.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.765 Amendment SA 765 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.765 Amendment SA 765 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Barrasso. (consideration: CR S4284-4285; text: CR S4284) To provide that the authorized climate change legislation decrease greenhouse gas emissions without regulating carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide, water vapor, or methane emissions from biological processes associated with livestock production.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.830 Amendment SA 830 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.830 Amendment SA 830 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Coburn. (consideration: CR S4284-4285; text: CR S4284) To provide for legislation that allows for a temporary suspension of the 10 percent tax penalty in order for struggling families to make an early withdrawal from their qualified retirement accounts to pay their monthly mortgage payments.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.980 Amendment SA 980 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S4284)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.980 Amendment SA 980 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Kyl. (consideration: CR S4284-4285) To deny funding for federal government expenditures to companies that are obtaining at least $1,000,000 in revenue from the sale of goods or services to or investment in Iran's energy sector, including, but not limited to: the exploration, development or exploitation of Iran's natural gas or crude oil fields; the import of refined petroleum products, including but limited to liquefied natural gas and petroleum bi-products into Iran; the enhancment or maintenance of Iran's oil refineries; and assistance in the import or export of energy products to or from Iran, including the provision of shipment, insurance, and reinsurance services.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.967 Amendment SA 967 ruled non-germane by the chair.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.967 Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to amendment SA 967 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 28 - 69. Record Vote Number: 149.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.967 Defense of germaneness raised.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.967 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 967.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.967 Amendment SA 967 proposed by Senator DeMint. (consideration: CR S4283-4284; text: CR S4283) To implement President Obama's earmark reforms.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.841 Amendment SA 841 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.841 Amendment SA 841 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Murkowski. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4282) To increase funding for the National Health Service Corps.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.878 Amendment SA 878 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.878 Amendment SA 878 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Dodd. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4282) To increase funding for the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant within the Health Resources and Services Administration by $188,000,000 in fiscal year 2010.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.939 Amendment SA 939 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.939 Amendment SA 939 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Hatch. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4282) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund for the 2012 completion of Food and Drug Administration facilities.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.734 Amendment SA 734 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.734 Amendment SA 734 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Crapo. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4282) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund for nuclear research and development.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.733 Amendment SA 733 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.733 Amendment SA 733 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Crapo. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4282) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund for the innovative loan guarantee program of the Department of Energy.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.890 Amendment SA 890 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.890 Amendment SA 890 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Barrasso. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4282) To provide funding for voluntary efforts to conserve endangered species and to enable certain individuals and entities to comply with the Endangered Species Act of 1973.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.960 Amendment SA 960 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.960 Amendment SA 960 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Barrasso. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4282) To increase amounts made available for the conduct of reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.819 Amendment SA 819 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.819 Amendment SA 819 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Enzi. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4281) To reinstate the 60-vote point of order under section 425(a)(2) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 for legislation that creates unfunded mandates on States and local governments.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.867 Amendment SA 867 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.867 Amendment SA 867 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Hutchison. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4281) To reduce U.S. dependence on foreign energy sources, minimize future gasoline price increases and reduce the federal budget deficit through expanded oil and gas production on the Outer Continental Shelf.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.976 Amendment SA 976 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.976 Amendment SA 976 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Hatch. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4281) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to address our Nation's long-term fiscal problems.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.958 Amendment SA 958 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.958 Amendment SA 958 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Crapo. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4281) To provide for a deficit-neutral reserve fund to increase the borrowing authority of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the National Credit Union Administration, and for other purposes.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.792 Amendment SA 792 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.792 Amendment SA 792 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Alexander. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4281) To modify the Deficit-Neutral Reserve Fund for Higher Education, to maximize higher education access and affordability by ensuring that institutions of higher education and their students are able to continue to participate in a competitive student loan program, in order to maintain a comprehensive choice of student loan products and services.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.886 Amendment SA 886 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.886 Amendment SA 886 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Klobuchar. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4281) To create a deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve the safety of the food supply in the United States.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.903 Amendment SA 903 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.903 Amendment SA 903 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Begich. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4281) To modify the deficit-neutral reserve fund to invest in clean energy and preserve the environment to provide for additional funding for the conduct of arctic oil spill research.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.901 Amendment SA 901 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.901 Amendment SA 901 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Begich. (consideration: CR S4281-4282; text: CR S4281) To express the sense of the Senate regarding the funding level for the Denali Commission.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.965 Amendment SA 965 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 31 - 66. Record Vote Number: 148.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.965 Amendment SA 965 proposed by Senator DeMint. (consideration: CR S4280-4281; text: CR S4280) To prevent taxpayer-funded bailouts for auto manufacturers.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.946 Amendment SA 946 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.946 Amendment SA 946 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Dorgan. (consideration: CR S4278-4280; text: CR S4279) To increase the budget authority for the Indian Health Service by an additional $200 million to obtain a total $600 million increase over the FY 2009 enacted level.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.962 Amendment SA 962 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.962 Amendment SA 962 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Hatch. (consideration: CR S4278-4280; text: CR S4279) To ensure the continued safety of Americans against terrorist attack by Al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations by providing a point of order against any legislation that would weaken or eliminate critical terror-fighting tools.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.777 Amendment SA 777 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.777 Amendment SA 777 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Burr. (consideration: CR S4278-4280; text: CR S4278-4279) To provide that legislation that would provide authority to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to recover from a private health insurer of a disabled veteran amounts paid for treatment of such disability is subject to a point of order in the Senate.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.974 Amendment SA 974 as modified agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 43. Record Vote Number: 147. (text as modified: CR S4278)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.974 Amendment SA 974 proposed by Senator Durbin. (consideration: CR S4278) To provide that no additional estate tax relief beyone that which is already assumed in this resolution, which protects over 99.7 percent of estates from the estate tax, shall be allowed under any deficit-neutral reserve fund unless an equal amount of aggregate tax relief is also provided to Americans earning less than $100,000 per year.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.875 Amendment SA 875, previously agreed to, was modified by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S4277)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.913 Amendment SA 913, previously agreed to, was modified by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S4277)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.873 Amendment SA 873 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 48. Record Vote Number: 146.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.873 Amendment SA 873 proposed by Senator Lincoln. (consideration: CR S4275-4277; text: CR S4275) To create a deficit-neutral reserve fund for estate tax relief.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.746 Amendment SA 746 agreed to in Senate by Voice.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.746 Amendment SA 746 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Udall CO. (consideration: CR S4275; text: CR S4275) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund for wildland fire management activities.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.904 Amendment SA 904 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.904 Amendment SA 904 proposed by Senator Lieberman. (consideration: CR S4274-4275; text: CR S4274) To add a deficit-neutral reserve fund to reduce the strain on United States military personnel by providing for an increase in the end strength for active duty personnel of the United States Army.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.798 Amendment SA 798 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.798 Amendment SA 798 ruled germane by the chair. (consideration: CR S4274)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.798 Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to amendment SA 798 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 63 - 35. Record Vote Number: 145.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.798 Defense of germaneness raised in Senate.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.798 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 798.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.798 Amendment SA 798 proposed by Senator Wicker. (consideration: CR S4274; text: CR S4274) To ensure that law abiding Amtrak passengers are allowed to securely transport firearms in their checked baggage.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.934 Amendment SA 934 ruled non-germane by the chair.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.934 Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 52. Record Vote Number: 144.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.934 Defense of Germaneness raised in Senate.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.934 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 934.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.934 Amendment SA 934 proposed by Senator Cornyn. (consideration: CR S4273; text: CR S4273) To increase transparency by requiring five days of public review of legislation before passage by the Senate.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.957 Amendment SA 957 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.957 Amendment SA 957 proposed by Senator Lautenberg. (consideration: CR S4272-4273; text: CR S4273) To include funding for freight and passenger rail in the deficit-neutral reserve fund for investments in America's infrastructure.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.916 Amendment SA 916 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.916 Amendment SA 916 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Tester. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4271-4272) To increase funding for veterans beneficiary travel reimbursement mileage rate, with an offset.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.838 Amendment SA 838 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.838 Amendment SA 838 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Dorgan. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4271) To ensure full funding for Adam Walsh Act programs, with an offset.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.917 Amendment SA 917 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.917 Amendment SA 917 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator McCaskill. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4271) To expand the matters covered by the deficit-neutral reserve fund for defense acquisition and contracting reform.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.887 Amendment SA 887 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.887 Amendment SA 887 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Klobuchar. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4271) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to promote payment policies under the Medicare program that reward quality and efficient care and address geographic variations in spending.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.820 Amendment SA 820 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.820 Amendment SA 820 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Enzi. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4271) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve the animal health and disease program.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.970 Amendment SA 970 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.970 Amendment SA 970 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Hatch. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4271) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to support the National Health Service Corps.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.883 Amendment SA 883 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.883 Amendment SA 883 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Collins. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4271) To ensure that the deficit-neutral reserve fund for higher education may be used for Federal TRIO programs and Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.899 Amendment SA 899 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.899 Amendment SA 899 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Lincoln. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4271) To provide for a deficit-neutral reserve fund to promote individual savings and financial security, and for other purposes.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.876 Amendment SA 876 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.876 Amendment SA 876 proposed by Senator Pryor for Senator Lincoln. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4271) To ensure that health coverage is affordable to small businesses and individuals who are self-employed.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.794 Amendment SA 794 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.794 Amendment SA 794 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Pryor. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4271) To establish deficit-neutral reserve funds to enhance and coordinate drug control efforts among Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies through the expansion of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program and increased drug interdiction funding at the Department of Homeland Security.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.912 Amendment SA 912 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.912 Amendment SA 912 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Begich. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4271) To include in the deficit-neutral reserve fund for America's veterans and wounded servicemembers funding authority for retirement benefits for members of the Alaska Territorial Guard who served during and after World War II.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.809 Amendment SA 809 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.809 Amendment SA 809 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Brown. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4271) To modify the deficit-neutral reserve fund for Clean Energy to create jobs and strengthen American manufacturing competitiveness by establishing clean renewable energy manufacturing supply chains.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.955 Amendment SA 955 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.955 Amendment SA 955 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Dodd. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text CR S4271) To increase funding for the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant within the Health Resources and Services Administration by $188 million in FY 2010.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.881 Amendment SA 881 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.881 Amendment SA 881 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Dorgan. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4270) To provide for the use of the deficit-neutral reserve fund for tax relief to extend and expand the charitable IRA rollover.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.889 Amendment SA 889 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.889 Amendment SA 889 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Klobuchar. (consideration: CR S4270-4272; text: CR S4270) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to expedite research at the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency on the viability of the use of higher ethanol blends at the service station pump.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.954 Amendment SA 954 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 42 - 56. Record Vote Number: 143.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.954 Amendment SA 954 proposed by Senator Bennett. (consideration: CR S4269-4270; text as modified: CR S4269-4270) To save the American taxpayer over $150,000,000,000 by adjusting spending levels beyond fiscal year 2010 to compensate for spending from the stimulus bill in the corresponding fiscal years.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.926 Amendment SA 926 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 44. Record Vote Number: 142.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.926 Amendment SA 926 proposed by Senator Bond. (consideration: CR S4268; text: CR S4268) To protect workers from significant job loss by providing a point of order against climate change or similar legislation that raises Federal revenues to such an extent that it causes significant job loss in manufacturing- or coal-dependent U.S. regions such as the Midwest, Great Plains or South.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.879 Amendment SA 879 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 73 - 25. Record Vote Number: 141.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.879 Amendment SA 879 proposed by Senator Stabenow. (consideration: CR S4267; text: CR S4267) To modify the authorization for climate change legislation.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.894 Amendment SA 894 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.894 Amendment SA 894 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Coburn. (consideration: CR S4267; text: CR S4267) To provide a deficit-neutral reserve fund to set performance standards to identify failing Government programs.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.811 Amendment SA 811 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 31 - 67. Record Vote Number: 140.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.811 Amendment SA 811 proposed by Senator Sanders. (consideration: CR S4266; text: CR S4266) To provide for a deficit-neutral reserve fund to establish a national usury law, and for other purposes.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.742 Amendment SA 742 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.742 Amendment SA 742 proposed by Senator Inhofe. (consideration: CR S4266; text: CR S4266) To provide for advance appropriations for medical care for veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.950 Amendment SA 950 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 40 - 58. Record Vote Number: 139.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.950 Amendment SA 950 proposed by Senator Grassley. (consideration: CR S4265; text: CR S4265) To ensure that millions of middle-income families do not face an alternative minimum tax increase in 2013 and 2014 and that the budget resolution reflects that result.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.824 Amendment SA 824 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.824 Amendment SA 824 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Enzi. (consideration: CR S4264-4265; text: CR S4265) To protect taxpayers and businesses from the impact of tax increases imposed while the domestic economy is in crisis.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.803 Amendment SA 803 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay. 94 - 3. Record Vote Number: 138.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.803 Amendment SA 803 proposed by Senator Thune. (consideration: CR S4264; text: CR S4264) To protect charitable giving by ensuring that organizations that provide important religious, educational, cultural, health care, and environmental services are not negatively impacted by changes to the Federal income tax deduction for charitable donations.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.730 Amendment SA 730 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.730 Amendment SA 730 proposed by Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S4264; text: CR S4264) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to permanently extend the deduction for state and local sales taxes.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.826 Amendment SA 826 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.826 Amendment SA 826 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Enzi. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4263) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to repeal certain deductions from mineral revenue payments made to States.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.802 Amendment SA 802 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.802 Amendment SA 802 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Pryor. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4263) To provide a deficit-neutral reserve fund for the Veterans Health Administration to ensure that the supply of appropriately prepared health care professionals is available to meet the needs of the Veterans Health Administration.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.797 Amendment SA 797 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.797 Amendment SA 797 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Burr. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4263) To develop biodefense medical countermeasures by fully funding the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) in a fiscally responsible manner.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.877 Amendment SA 877 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.877 Amendment SA 877 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Reed. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4263) To ensure that the deficit-neutral reserve fund for higher education may be used for Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership programs.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.839 Amendment SA 839 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.839 Amendment SA 839 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Roberts. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4263) To fully fund the small business child care grant program under section 8303 of the Small Business and Work Opportunity Act of 2007.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.874 Amendment SA 874 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.874 Amendment SA 874 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Landrieu. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4262-4263) To provide a deficit-neutral reserve fund for foster care financing reform.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.818 Amendment SA 818 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.818 Amendment SA 818 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Bunning. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4262) To provide for a deficit-neutral reserve fund to provide for legislation to increase the amount of capital losses allowed to individuals.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.837 Amendment SA 837 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.837 Amendment SA 837 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Dorgan. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4262) To increase funding for organ transplantation and organ donation activities at the Health Resources and Services Administration by $10 million in FY 2010.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.817 Amendment SA 817 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.817 Amendment SA 817 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Bunning. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4262) To provide a deficit-neutral reserve fund for the repeal of the 1993 increase in the income tax on social security benefits.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.795 Amendment SA 795 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.795 Amendment SA 795 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Pryor. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4262) To modify a deficit neutral reserve fund to ensure improvement of infrastructure related to flood control.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.764 Amendment SA 764 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.764 Amendment SA 764 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Carper. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4262) To establish a deficit-reduction reserve fund for the elimination and recovery of improper payments.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.827 Amendment SA 827 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.827 Amendment SA 827 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Collins. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4262) To modify the provision relating to the deficit-neutral reserve fund for clean energy legislation to include industrial energy efficiency programs.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.872 Amendment SA 872 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.872 Amendment SA 872 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Dodd. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4262) To add a deficit-neutral reserve fund for provisions of critical resources to firefighters and fire departments.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.885 Amendment SA 885 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.885 Amendment SA 885 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Bennett. (consideration: CR S4261-4263; text: CR S4262) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to cover the full cost of pension obligations for employees of laboratories and environmental cleanup sites under the jurisdiction of the Department of Energy.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.816 Amendment SA 816 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.816 Amendment SA 816 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Boxer. (consideration: CR S4261-4262; text: CR S4261) To provide access to affordable, quality child care for middle class families by making improvements in the employer-provided child care credit and the dependent care tax credit.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.773 Amendment SA 773 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.773 Amendment SA 773 proposed by Senator Snowe. (consideration: CR S4261; text: CR S4261) To provide for a deficit-neutral reserve fund to provide for the extension of the top individual tax rates for small businesses after 2010.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.953 Amendment SA 953 as modified agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 89 - 9. Record Vote Number: 137. (text as modified: CR S4260)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.953 Amendment SA 953 proposed by Senator Boxer. (consideration: CR S4260, S42661) To add a deficit-neutral reserve fund for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers afterschool program.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.840 Amendment SA 840 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S4260)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.840 Amendment SA 840 proposed by Senator Brownback. (consideration: CR S4260) To provide funds for a Commission on Budgetary Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.866 Amendment SA 866 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.866 Amendment SA 866 proposed by Senator Hutchison. (consideration: CR S4259-4260; text: CR S4259-4260) To provide a point of order against legislation that has the effect of imposing a greater tax liability on taxpayers who are married than if such taxpayers had filed individual tax returns.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.788 Amendment SA 788 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.788 Amendment SA 788 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Barrasso. (consideration: CR S4258-4259; text: CR S4259) To fund the account Hazardous Fuel Reduction on Federal Lands (within Function 300) at the level authorized in the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.880 Amendment SA 880 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.880 Amendment SA 880 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Murray. (consideration: CR S4258-4259; text: CR S4258-4259) To create a deficit-neutral reserve fund for legislation to enable States to establish or expand quality programs of early childhood home visitation.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.895 Amendment SA 895 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.895 Amendment SA 895 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Coburn. (consideration: CR S4258-4259; text: CR S4258) To provide a deficit-neutral reserve fund to end abusive no-bid contracts by requiring all Federal contracts over $25,000 to be competitively bid.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.921 Amendment SA 921 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.921 Amendment SA 921 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Menendez. (consideration: CR S4258-4259; text: CR S4258) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund for the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA), and other related programs.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.931 Amendment SA 931 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 37 - 60. Record Vote Number: 136. (text as modified: CR S4257)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.931 Amendment SA 931 proposed by Senator Landrieu. (consideration: CR S4257-4258) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund for outer Continental Shelf oil and natural gas leasing revenues.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.910 Amendment SA 910 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 65 - 33. Record Vote Number: 135.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.910 Amendment SA 910 proposed by Senator Graham. (consideration: CR S4257; text: CR S4257) To protect middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.893 Amendment SA 893 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.893 Amendment SA 893 proposed by Senator Gregg for Senator Coburn. (consideration: CR S4256-4257; text: CR S4256-4257) To support President Obama in his effort to go line by line through the Federal Budget in order to help him eliminate wasteful, inefficient, and duplicative programs.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.892 Amendment SA 892 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.892 Amendment SA 892 proposed by Senator Gregg for Senator Coburn. (consideration: CR S4256-4257; text: CR S4256) To end bonuses awarded to contractors and government executives responsible for over budget projects and programs that fail to meet basic performance requirements.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.787 Amendment SA 787 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 28 - 70. Record Vote Number: 134.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.787 Amendment SA 787 proposed by Senator Vitter. (consideration: CR S4255-4256; text: CR S4255-4256) To end $272 billion in spending on bailouts under TARP and reduce record deficits and levels of debt.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.949 Amendment SA 949 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 42. Record Vote Number: 133.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.949 Amendment SA 949 proposed by Senator Reed. (consideration: CR S4254-4255; text: CR S4255)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.949 Senate vitiated previous adoption of Amendment SA 949. (consideration: CR S4254)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.808 Amendment SA 808 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.808 Amendment SA 808 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Brown. (consideration: CR S4254; text: CR S4254) To provide for legislation that removes Social Security numbers from Medicare cards and to pay for such legislation by reducing waste, fraud, and abuse in other federal programs.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.755 Amendment SA 755 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.755 Amendment SA 755 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Casey. (consideration: CR S4254; text: CR S4254) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to provide for accelerated carbon capture and storage and advanced clean coal power generation research, development, demonstration, and deployment.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.949 Amendment SA 949 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.949 Amendment SA 949 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Reed. (consideration: CR S4254) To provide for the expenditure of the remaining Troubled Asset Relief Program funds for the benefit of consumers.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.799 Amendment SA 799 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.799 Amendment SA 799 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Bennet. (consideration: CR S4254; text: CR S4254) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to address the systemic inequities of Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement that lead to access problems in rural areas, including access to primary care and outpatient services, hospitals, and an adequate supply of providers in the workforce.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.759 Amendment SA 759 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.759 Amendment SA 759 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Bennett. (consideration: CR S4254; text: CR S4254) To prohibit changing current tax laws for charitable contribution tax deductions to pay for modernizing the health care system.
04/02/2009SenateMotion by Senator Johanns to recommit to Senate Committee on the Budget rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 55. Record Vote Number: 132. (consideration: CR S4253; text: CR S4253)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.875 Amendment SA 875 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 59 - 39. Record Vote Number: 131.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.913 Amendment SA 913 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 96 - 2. Record Vote Number: 130.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.913 Amendment SA 913 proposed by Senator Dodd. (consideration: CR S4249-4253, S4277-4278) To provide for enhanced oversight of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System concerning the use of emergency economic assistance.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.882 Amendment SA 882 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 38 - 60. Record Vote Number: 129. (text as modified: CR S4234-4240)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.805 Amendment SA 805 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 39 - 58. Record Vote Number: 128.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.875 Amendment SA 875 proposed by Senator Sanders. (consideration: CR S4245-4246, S4250-4253, S4277-4278; text: CR S4245) To require information from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System about the use of emergency economic assistance.
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.882 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4233, S4234-4245, S4249)
04/02/2009SenateS.Amdt.805 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4233, S4247-4249)
04/02/2009SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4233-4293)
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.882 Amendment SA 882 proposed by Senator McCain. (consideration: CR S4151-4153) In the nature of a substitute.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.793 Amendment SA 793 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 44 - 54. Record Vote Number: 127.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.735 Amendment SA 735 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 67 - 31. Record Vote Number: 126.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.869 Amendment SA 869 ruled out of order by the chair.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.869 Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to amendment SA 869 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 42 - 56. Record Vote Number: 125.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.869 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 869. (consideration: CR S4148-4149; text: CR S4199)
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.869 Amendment SA 869 proposed by Senator Conrad for Senator Whitehouse. Relative to a deficit-neutral reserve fund to invest in clean energy and preserve the environment.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.836 Amendment SA 836 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.844 Amendment SA 844 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 55. Record Vote Number: 124.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.835 Amendment SA 835 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 44 - 54. Record Vote Number: 123.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.806 Amendment SA 806 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 82 - 16. Record Vote Number: 122.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.804 Amendment SA 804 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 98 - 0. Record Vote Number: 121.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.776 Amendment SA 776 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.762 Amendment SA 762 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.732 Amendment SA 732 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.783 Amendment SA 783 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.772 Amendment SA 772 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 40 - 58. Record Vote Number: 120. (text as modified: CR S4144-4145)
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.747 Amendment SA 747 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 55. Record Vote Number: 119.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.763 Amendment SA 763 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S4144)
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.836 Amendment SA 836 proposed by Senator Reed. (consideration: CR S4135-4141, S4148; text: CR S4135) To increase funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) by $1.9 billion in FY 2010.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.805 Amendment SA 805 proposed by Senator Ensign. (consideration: CR S4132; text: CR S4132) To require certain higher-income beneficiaries enrolled in the Medicare prescription drug benefit to pay higher premiums, as is currently required for physicians' services and outpatient services, and as proposed in the budget of the United States Government most recently submitted by the President.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.844 Amendment SA 844 proposed by Senator Crapo. (consideration: CR S4130-4132, S4132-4135, S4148; text: CR S4131) To protect the fiscal discipline on discretionary spending exercised by the reported budget resolution by extending the resolution's discretionary spending limits to exactly the same level as already assumed in the resolution to make sure that debt is not increased further than contemplated by this budget resolution as a result of subsequent budget resolution or appropriation bills.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.776 Amendment SA 776 proposed by Senator Shaheen. (consideration: CR S4129-4130, S4146; text: CR S4129) To establish a reserve fund for monitoring of FHA-insured lending.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.762 Amendment SA 762 proposed by Senator Isakson. (consideration: CR S4128-4129, S4146; text: CR S4128) To provide for a deficit-neutral reserve fund for providing a nonrefundable Federal income tax credit for the purchase of a principal residence during a 1-year period.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.793 Amendment SA 793 proposed by Senator Kyl. (consideration: CR S4125-4128, S4150; text: CR S4125) To protect all patients by prohibiting the use of data obtained from comparative effectiveness research to deny coverage of items or services under Federal health care programs and to ensure that comparative effectiveness research accounts for advancements in genomics and personalized medicine, the unique needs of health disparity populations, and differences in the treatment response and the treatment preferences of patients.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.835 Amendment SA 835 proposed by Senator Gregg. (consideration: CR S4123-4125, S4129, S4147-4148; text: CR S4123) To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to address our Nations long term fiscal problems.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.774 Amendment SA 774 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.775 Amendment SA 775 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.774 Amendment SA 774 proposed by Senator Lincoln. (consideration: CR S4122-4123; text: CR S4122) To provide a deficit-neutral reserve fund for improving child welfare.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.775 Amendment SA 775 proposed by Senator Lincoln. (consideration: CR S4121-4122; text: CR S4121) To enhance future GI Bill benefits for members of the National Guard and Reserve by ensuring those benefits keep pace with the national average cost of tuition.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.806 Amendment SA 806 proposed by Senator Cornyn. (consideration: CR S4119-4121, S4147, S4150-4151; text: CR H4120) To protect small businesses from higher taxes.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.732 Amendment SA 732 proposed by Senator Kerry. (consideration: CR S4117-4119, S4146; text: CR S4118) To restore full funding for the President's request for the international affairs budget, in support of development programs in Pakistan and Afghanistan, nuclear nonproliferation, foreign assistance, fighting global AIDS, promoting sustainable development, and other efforts, with an offset.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.804 Amendment SA 804 proposed by Senator Ensign. (consideration: CR S4114-4117, S4146-4147; text: CR S4114) To protect middle-income taxpayers from tax increases by providing a point of order against legislation that increase taxes on them, including taxes that arise, directly or indirectly, from Federal revenues derived from climate change or similar legislation.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.783 Amendment SA 783 proposed by Senator Casey. (consideration: CR S4113-4114, S4146; text: CR S4113) To establish a reserve fund to fully fund the Long-Term Stability/Housing for Victims Program.
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.763 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4112, S4144-4145)
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.772 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4112, S4144-4145, S4145-4146)
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.735 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4112, S4141-4144, S4149-4150)
04/01/2009SenateS.Amdt.747 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4112, S4145)
04/01/2009SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4112-4164)
03/31/2009SenateS.Amdt.772 Amendment SA 772 proposed by Senator Sessions. (consideration: CR S4037-4055; text: CR S4037-4038) To restore the budget discipline of the Federal Government by freezing nondefense discretionary spending for fiscal years 2010 and 2011, and limiting the growth of nondefense discretionary spending to one percent annually for fiscal years 2012, 2013, and 2014.
03/31/2009SenateS.Amdt.747 Amendment SA 747 proposed by Senator Alexander. (consideration: CR S4033-4037; text: CR S4033) To create runaway debt point of order against consideration of a budget resolution that projects the ratio of public debt to GDP for any fiscal year in excess of 90% to ensure the continued viability of US dollar and prevent doubling or tripling the debt burden on future generations.
03/31/2009SenateS.Amdt.763 Amendment SA 763 proposed by Senator Lieberman. (consideration: CR S4030-4033; text: CR S4031) To protect the American people from potential spillover violence from Mexico by providing $550 million in additional funding for the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice and supporting the Administration's efforts to combat drug, gun, and cash smuggling by the cartels, by providing: $260 million for Customs and Border Protection to hire, train, equip, and deploy additional officers and canines and conduct exit inspections for weapons and cash; $130 million for Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hire, train, equip and deploy additional investigators; $50 million to Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to hire, train, equip, and deploy additional agents and inspectors; $20 million for the Human Smuggling and Trafficking Center; $10 million for the Office of International Affairs and the Management Directorate at DHS for oversight of the Merida Initiative; $30 million for Operation Stonegarden; $10 million to the Department of Justice for competitive grants to support local, State, and Tribal law enforcement agencies located along the southern border and in High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas to address drug-related criminal activity; $20 million to DHS for tactical radio communications; and $20 million for upgrading the Traveler Enforcement Communications System.
03/31/2009SenateS.Amdt.739 Amendment SA 739 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 54. Record Vote Number: 118.
03/31/2009SenateS.Amdt.731 Amendment SA 731 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 89 - 8. Record Vote Number: 117.
03/31/2009SenateS.Amdt.749 Amendment SA 749 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 43. Record Vote Number: 116.
03/31/2009SenateS.Amdt.749 Amendment SA 749 proposed by Senator Boxer. (consideration: CR S4017-4026, S4029; text: CR S4017) To require that certain legislation relating to clean energy technologies not increase electricity or gasoline prices or increase the overall burden on consumers.
03/31/2009SenateS.Amdt.739 Amendment SA 739 proposed by Senator Gregg. (consideration: CR S4013-4017, S4030; text: CR S4013) To prohibit the consideration of any budget resolution, or amendment thereto, or conference report thereon, that shows an increase in the public debt, for the period of the current fiscal year through the next 10 years, equal to or greater than the debt accumulated from 1789 to January 20, 2009.
03/31/2009SenateS.Amdt.731 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4009, S40026-4029, S4029-4030)
03/31/2009SenateS.Amdt.735 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4009)
03/31/2009SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4009-4055)
03/30/2009SenateS.Amdt.735 Amendment SA 735 proposed by Senator Johanns. (consideration: CR S3974-3977; text: CR S3974) To prohibit the use of reconciliation in the Senate for climate change legislation involving a cap and trade system.
03/30/2009SenateS.Amdt.731 Amendment SA 731 proposed by Senator Thune. (consideration: CR S3972-3974; text: CR S2972) To amend the deficit-neutral reserve fund for climate change legislation to require that such legislation does not increase electricity or gasoline prices.
03/30/2009SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S3942-3977)
03/27/2009SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 39. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3997-4004)
03/27/2009SenateCommittee on the Budget. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Conrad under authority of the order of the Senate of 03/26/2009. Without written report.
03/26/2009SenateCommittee on the Budget ordered to be reported an original measure.

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Sets forth the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2010, including the appropriate budgetary levels for FY2009 and FY2011-FY2014.

Title I: Recommended Levels and Amounts - (Sec. 101) Lists recommended budgetary levels and amounts for FY2009-FY2014 with respect to: (1) federal revenues; (2) new budget authority; (3) budget outlays; (4) deficits (on-budget); (5) debt subject to limit; and (6) debt held by the public.

(Sec. 102) Lists the appropriate levels of new budget authority, outlays, and administrative expenses for the Social Security Administration (SSA), including the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund, U.S. Postal Service discretionary administrative expenses, and specified major functional categories for FY2009-FY2014.

Title II: Reconciliation - (Sec. 201) Sets forth reconciliation instructions for the Senate Committees on Finance and on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

(Sec. 202) Sets forth reconciliation instructions for the House Committees on Energy and Commerce, on Ways and Means, and on Education and Labor.

Title III: Reserve Funds - Subtitle A: Senate Reserve Funds - (Sec. 301) Provides for certain deficit-neutral reserve funds for legislation for: (1) transforming and modernizing America's health care system; (2) investing in clean energy and preserving the environment; (3) higher education; (4) child nutrition programs and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); (5) investing in America's infrastructure; (6) promoting economic stabilization and growth; (7) benefits for America's veterans and wounded servicemembers; (8) revising judicial pay, judgeships, and postal retiree health coverage; (9) pension coverage for current and past employees of Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories and environmental cleanup sites; (10) defense acquisition and contracting reform; (11) investing in the nation's counties and schools; (12) the Food and Drug Administration (FDA); (13) a comprehensive investigation into the current financial crisis; (14) increased transparency at the Federal Reserve; (15) 21st Century Community Learning Centers; (16) providing critical resources to firefighters and fire departments; (17) extending permanently the deduction for state and local sales taxes; (18) extending incentives for enhanced charitable giving from individual retirement accounts (IRAs), including life-income gifts, or enhancing the employer-provided child care credit and the dependent care tax credit; (19) promoting individual savings and financial security; (20) increasing the borrowing authority of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA); (21) revising child welfare programs; and (22) a 9/11 health program.

Subtitle B: House Reserve Funds - (Sec. 321) Creates certain deficit-neutral reserve funds, subject to specified conditions, for legislation concerning: (1) health care reform; (2) college access, affordability, and completion; (3) an increase in energy independence; (4) America's veterans and wounded servicemembers; (5) certain tax relief; (6) a 9/11 health program; (7) child nutrition; (8) structural unemployment insurance reforms; (9) child support; (10) the Affordable Housing Trust Fund; (11) home visiting for certain individuals and families; (12) a low-income home energy assistance program (LIHEAP) trigger; (13) reauthorization of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act of 2000 or revision of the Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act of 1976 (county payments); and (14) reauthorization of surface transportation programs.

Title IV: Budget Process - Subtitle A: Senate Provisions - Part I: Budget Enforcement - (Sec. 401) Makes it out of order to consider in the Senate any legislation that would exceed specified discretionary spending limits.

Permits waiver or suspension of such prohibition, or successful appeals from rulings of the Chair, only by an affirmative vote of three-fifths (60) of the Senate.

Sets discretionary spending limits for FY2009-FY2010.

Authorizes adjustments to discretionary spending limits, budgetary aggregates, and allocations for: (1) continuing disability reviews and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) redeterminations for the SSA, including SSI asset verification; (2) Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax enforcement; (3) health care fraud and abuse control; (4) unemployment insurance improper payment reviews; (5) the low-income home energy assistance program (LIHEAP); (6) adjustments to support ongoing overseas deployments and other activities; and (7) revised appropriations for FY2010 if the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) re-estimates the President's request for discretionary spending in FY2010 by the aggregate difference for discretionary appropriations and related outlays between the CBO re-estimate and the President's budget.

(Sec. 402) Makes it out of order to consider in the Senate any legislation that would require advanced appropriations other than for: (1) up to $28.852 billion in new budget authority in each of FY2011 and FY2012 for programs, projects, activities, or accounts identified in the joint explanatory statement of managers accompanying this resolution; (2) the Corporation for Public Broadcasting; and (3) the Department of Veterans Affairs for the Medical Services, Medical Support and Compliance, and Medical Facilities accounts of the Veterans Health Administration.

Permits waiver or suspension of such requirements, or successful appeals from rulings of the Chair, only by an affirmative vote of three-fifths (60) of the Senate.

(Sec. 403) Requires the Senate to treat as an emergency requirement the amounts of new budget authority, outlays, and receipts in all fiscal years resulting from a provision of direct spending or receipts legislation or appropriations for discretionary accounts that Congress designates as an emergency requirement according to specified criteria.

Declares that such new budget authority, outlays, and receipts resulting from any emergency requirement shall not count for CBA purposes, pay-as-you-go, long-term deficits, and the discretionary spending limit and short-term deficits requirements of this resolution.

Subjects any emergency requirement designation in the Senate to a point-of-order .

Permits waiver or suspension of such requirements, or successful appeals from rulings of the Chair, only by an affirmative vote of three-fifths (60) of the Senate.

(Sec. 404) Makes it out of order to consider in the Senate any legislation (except measures within the Committee on Appropriations' jurisdiction) that would cause a net increase in the deficit in excess of $10 billion in any fiscal year provided for in the most recently adopted budget resolution unless it is fully offset over all such fiscal years.

Permits waiver or suspension of such requirements, or successful appeals from rulings of the Chair, only by an affirmative vote of three-fifths (60) of the Senate.

(Sec. 405) Makes it out of order to consider in the Senate any legislation extending the authority for or reauthorizing surface transportation programs that appropriates budget authority from sources other than the Highway Trust Fund, including its Mass Transit Account.

Permits waiver or suspension of such requirements, or successful appeals from rulings of the Chair, only by an affirmative vote of three-fifths (60) of the Senate.

Part II: Other Provisions - (Sec. 411) Requires all Senate committees to: (1) review programs within their jurisdictions to root out waste, fraud, and abuse in program spending, giving particular scrutiny to issues raised by Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports; and (2) make recommendations for improved governmental performance, based on such oversight efforts and committee performance reviews, in their annual views and estimates reports to the Committee on the Budget.

(Sec. 412) Requires the joint explanatory statement accompanying the conference report on any budget resolution in the Senate to include in its committee allocations to the Committee on Appropriations amounts for the discretionary administrative expenses of the SSA and of the Postal Service.

Subtitle B: House Enforcement Provisions - (Sec. 421) Authorizes the chairman of the House Committee on the Budget, when evaluating the budgetary effects of any legislative measure, to exclude any such effects that would have been reflected in a baseline adjusted for current policy. Applies this authority, subject to certain conditions, only with respect to direct spending and revenues for current policy on: (1) Medicare improvements; (2) middle-class tax relief; (3) Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) reform; and (4) the Estate and Gift Tax.

Requires the chairman to exclude the budgetary effects of any provision that affects the full funding of the deposit insurance guarantee commitment in effect as of the enactment of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (EESA).

(Sec. 422) Authorizes or prescribes adjustments to discretionary spending limits, budgetary aggregates, and allocations for: (1) continuing disability reviews, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) redeterminations, and SSI asset verification by the Social Security Administration (SSA); (2) Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax compliance; (3) the health care fraud and abuse control program; (4) unemployment insurance improper payment reviews; (5) the low-income home energy assistance program (LIHEAP); and (6) revised appropriations for FY2010 if the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) re-estimates the President's request for discretionary spending in FY2010 by the aggregate difference for discretionary appropriations and related outlays between the CBO re-estimate and the President's budget.

(Sec. 423) Authorizes adjustments for adoption in the House of legislation making appropriations for FY2009-FY2010 for overseas deployments and other activities.

States that new budget authority, outlays, and receipts resulting from such legislation above the specified amount of budget authority and new outlays in this resolution, or legislation making appropriations for discretionary spending to meet emergency needs, shall not count for certain CBA purposes.

(Sec. 424) Prohibits House legislation that would require advance appropriations, except: (1) certain FY2011 or FY2012 programs, projects, activities, or accounts; and (2) the Department of Veterans Affairs for the Medical Services, Medical Support and Compliance, and Medical Facilities accounts of the Veterans Health Administration.

(Sec. 425) Requires all House committees to: (1) conduct rigorous oversight hearings to root out waste, fraud, and abuse in all aspects of federal spending and operations, giving particular scrutiny to issues raised by the Office of Inspector General or Comptroller General; and (2) make recommendations, based on these oversight efforts, to reduce wasteful federal spending to promote deficit reduction and long-term fiscal responsibility.

(Sec. 426) Requires in the House the joint explanatory statement accompanying the conference report on any budget resolution to include in its allocation to the House Committee on Appropriations amounts for the discretionary administrative expenses of the SSA and of the Postal Service.

Title V: Policy - Declares the policy of this resolution on: (1) middle-class tax relief and revenues; and (2) defense priorities.

Title VI: Sense of Congress - (Sec. 601) Expresses the sense of Congress on: (1) veterans' and servicemembers' health care; (2) homeland security; (3) American innovation and economic competitiveness; (4) pay parity; (5) college affordability and student loan reform; (6) Great Lakes restoration; and (7) the importance of child support enforcement.