H.R.818 - Crime Victims Fund Preservation Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Introduced 02/02/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Budget; Rules; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/02/2017 Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and the Judiciary, 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.818 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/02/2017)
Crime Victims Fund Preservation Act of 2017
This bill prohibits the receipts and disbursements of the Crime Victims Fund from being counted as new budget authority, outlays, receipts, or deficit or surplus for purposes of: (1) the budget of the U.S. government, as submitted by the President; or (2) the congressional budget.
The bill also establishes a point of order against considering legislation in the House or the Senate that authorizes the use of, or appropriates, amounts in the Crime Victims Fund for any purpose other than a purpose authorized by the Victims of Crime Act of 1984. In the Senate, the point of order may be waived or suspended only by the affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members, duly chosen and sworn (currently 60 votes).