S.1422 - A bill to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Introduced 08/01/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Budget|
|Latest Action:||08/01/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Budget.|
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Summary: S.1422 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/01/2013)
Amends the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to require the Director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), upon a request by the chairman or ranking minority member of specified congressional committees, to determine if a proposed measure would result in reductions in budget outlays in budgetary outyears through the use of preventive health and preventive health services.
Requires CBO, if the measure would result in such substantial reductions, to include in any CBO projection a description and estimate of such reductions and a description of the basis for such conclusions.
Authorizes CBO to prepare a budget projection that includes some or all of the budgetary outyears.