H.R.879 - Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] (Introduced 02/28/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Budget; Rules; Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/28/2013 Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and Oversight 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.879 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/28/2013)
Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to require: (1) biennial (currently annual) budget resolutions, (2) biennial appropriations Acts, and (3) biennial government strategic and performance plans.
Defines the budget biennium as the two consecutive fiscal years beginning on October 1 of any odd-numbered year.
Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to: (1) determine the impact and feasibility of changing the definition of a fiscal year and the budget process based on that definition to a two-year fiscal period with a biennial budget process based on such period, and (2) report the findings to the House and Senate Budget Committees.