Summary: S.Con.Res.14 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/06/1973)

Makes it the sense of Congress that: (1) equally rigorous economies shall be applied by Congressional review to military, foreign assistance, space programs, and unwarranted tax preferences; (2) Congress shall set as a target for action by the relevant committees with respect to the proposed Federal Budget for fiscal 1974: (a) the realization of savings of $5,000,000,000 to $7,000,000,000 billion by paring unneeded weapons procurement, weapons research and weapons development, by reducing excessive forces in the military, and by economizing in foreign assistance and space programs, and (b) the elimination of unwarranted tax preferences in the Internal Revenue Code, to produce additional revenues of $5,000,000,000 to $7,000,000,000 billion; and (3) these budgetary resources, all within a fiscally responsible and non-inflationary budget ceiling as developed by the Congress, shall be redirected to promote full employment, quality education and health care for citizens, environmental protection safe and improved living conditions in urban and rural areas, and equal opportunities for all Americans, with particular but not exclusive emphasis given to providing for health care and national insurance coverage of health care costs for all Americans, expanded public service job opportunities, improvements in public assistance and social services programs, increased Federal assistance for housing, education, and the rehabilitation of urban areas, adequate law enforcement, the promotion of rural economic development, and new programs designed to improve the living conditions of American working families.