Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2012 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2013 through 2021.
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- Text of H. Con. Res. 34 — Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2012 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2013 through 2021 [PDF] [XML]
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H. Con. Res. 34. [PDF][XML]
- Amendment Process Announcement for H. Con. Res. 34
- Text of H.R. 112-58 — Report from the Committee on the Budget [PDF][XML]
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|#19||Version 1||Bass (CA)_||Democrat||Would increase Function 600 by $75 million to ensure 10,000 homeless veterans have access to housing and supportive services to help rebuild their lives.||Submitted|
|#18||Version 1||Castor (FL)||Democrat||Would express a sense of the House that Social Security Privatization is fiscally irresponsible.||Submitted|
|#6||Version 1||Cleaver (MO), Scott, Bobby (VA)||Democrat||Substitute Would make significant investments in education, job training, transportation and infrastructure, and advanced research and development programs that will accelerate our economic recovery. Would also protect the social safety net without cutting Social Security, Medicaid or Medicare. Would raise new revenue by making our tax system more fair. Would also close certain corporate tax loopholes and preferences, which will save trillions of dollars on the deficit over the next decade.||Made In Order|
|#5||Version 1||Connolly (VA)||Democrat||Would hold the Function 150 Authorities and Outlays for Fiscal Years 2013 through 2021 at the FY 2012 levels unless the U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. Secretary of Defense jointly inform Congress that the amount set forth in the concurrent resolution does not jeopardize national security.||Submitted|
|#22||Version 1||Connolly (VA)||Democrat||Would increase the revenue amounts and equally reduces the deficit amounts for Fiscal Years 2012 through 2021. Would include a Sense of Congress that the increased revenues come from eliminating agricultural subsidies for individuals and families earning more than $500,000 per year.||Submitted|
|#23||Version 1||Connolly (VA)||Democrat||Would increase the revenue amounts and equally reduces the deficit amounts for Fiscal Years 2012 through 2021. Would include a Sense of Congress that the increased revenues come from eliminating fossil fuel tax preferences and oil and gas tax preferences and subsidies, and that the revenue be used solely for deficit reduction.||Submitted|
|#10||Version 1||Cooper (TN)||Democrat||Substitute Would establish the budget for FY 2012 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for FY 2013 through FY 2021.||Made In Order|
|#20||Version 1||Edwards, Donna (MD)||Democrat||Would include under section 502(b)(4) guidance for the President to eliminate the income tax cap for Social Security in legislation submitted to reform the system pursuant to the concurrent resolution.||Submitted|
|#11||Version 1||Ellison (MN)||Democrat||Would amend the Social Security policy statement to clarify that Social Security has not contributed to the deficit.||Submitted|
|#12||Version 1||Ellison (MN)||Democrat||Would disallow adjustments resulting from the extension or creation of tax cuts if those tax cuts increase the deficit.||Submitted|
|#13||Version 1||Ellison (MN)||Democrat||Would allow all members to have equal legislative capabilities in the future in the event the chairman of the Committee on the Budget makes adjustments pursuant to Section 407(d).||Submitted|
|#14||Version 1||Ellison (MN)||Democrat||Would add a section prohibiting the application of cut-as-you-go as adopted in H. Res. 5.||Submitted|
|#15||Version 1||Ellison (MN)||Democrat||Would make an adjournment period of more than three days in July not in order if the House has not considered legislation to create jobs and the CBO Director has submitted an estimate of the number of jobs that such legislation would create.||Submitted|
|#16||Version 1||Ellison (MN)||Democrat||Would strike the reserve fund for health care reform that assumes the repeal of the Affordable Care Act of 2010.||Submitted|
|#17||Version 1||Ellison (MN)||Democrat||Would make an adjournment period of more than three days in July not in order if the House has not considered legislation to create jobs and rebuild the American middle class.||Submitted|
|#24||Version 1||Fattah (PA)||Democrat||Would create a transaction tax of 1 percent on all retail and financial transactions, except for personal bank account transactions and those involving financial stocks. The transaction tax would be a dedicated revenue stream targeted to the national debt. Would expire after 10 years.||Submitted|
|#2||Version 1||Garrett (NJ), Jordan (OH), McClintock (CA), Mulvaney (SC)||Republican||Substitute Would establish a Fiscal Year 2012 budget and set the appropriate budgetary levels for Fiscal Year 2011 through 2021.||Made In Order|
|#9||Version 1||Gohmert (TX)||Republican||Would prevent CBO from assuming automatic increases every year for inflation in calculating its baseline.||Submitted|
|#7||Version 1||Grijalva, Raul (AZ), Honda (CA), Lee, Barbara (CA), Woolsey (CA), Ellison (MN)||Democrat||Substitute Would eliminate the deficit by 2021, while putting America back to work, restoring America’s economic competitiveness, implementing a fair tax system, keeping Americans healthy and bringing our troops back home.||Made In Order|
|#1||Version 1||Ryan, Paul (WI)||Republican||MANAGER’S AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE Would make a correction to the reported resolution to fully reflect debt service costs and the savings associated with an assumed Federal civilian pay freeze and a reduction in the Federal civilian workforce. Both policies were assumed in the budget resolution but were not reflected in the reported resolution’s budget levels. The correction has no impact on budget levels for Fiscal Year 2012, but leads to a gradual increase in interest outlays that rises to $48 billion by 2021. It is entirely offset by savings from the pay freeze and workforce reduction. The manager’s amendment would change the appropriate function levels and limits to incorporate those assumptions and make other technical changes.||Made In Order|
|#3||Version 1||Schrader (OR)||Democrat||Would add a Sense of the House to the resolution setting benchmarks for fiscal sustainability. Those benchmarks would include: (A) $4 trillion in deficit reductions over the next ten years; (B) debt held by the public brought down to 60 percent of GDP by 2024; (C) return to 2008 spending levels in real terms by FY2013; (D) reduce the deficit to 2.3 percent of GDP by FY2016; and (E) do so with 2/3 spending cuts and 1/3 from tax reforms.||Submitted|
|#4||Version 1||Schwartz (PA)||Democrat||Would increase spending for Function 550 by $771 billion over ten years to ensure that senior citizens and persons with disabilities will not lose critical financial assistance through the Medicaid program to cover the costs of nursing home care, home- and community-based services, and other important protections including assistance with premiums and out-of-pocket costs for low-income Medicare beneficiaries.||Submitted|
|#8||Version 1||Tonko (NY)||Democrat||Would protect Medicare, TRICARE and VA health care from privatization or arbitrary spending caps.||Submitted|
|#21||Version 1||Van Hollen, Chris (MD)||Democrat||Would reduce deficits gradually to avoid disrupting the recovery and reaches primary balance by 2018 while protecting guarantees to seniors and investments that are essential for the well-being of our citizens. Would also make strategic investments in education, innovation, and infrastructure, while restraining the growth in overall discretionary spending. Would extend middle-income tax relief and streamlines the tax code to remove special interest tax breaks that distort economic activity.||Made In Order|
Rule Information for H.Con.Res. 34
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.
FLOOR ACTION FOR H.RES. 223:
Adopted by record vote of 243-181, after agreeing to the previous question by a record vote of 238-183, on Thursday, April 14, 2011.
1. Structured rule.
2. Provides four hours of general debate with three hours confined to the congressional budget equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget and one hour on the subject of economic goals and policies equally divided and controlled by Rep. Brady (TX) and Rep. Hinchey (NY) or their designees.
3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the concurrent resolution.
4. Makes in order the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of the Rules Committee report as an original concurrent resolution for purpose of amendment, and provides that such amendment shall be considered as read.
5. Waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of the report.
6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B of the report, which may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to amendment.
7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the report, except that the adoption of an amendment in the nature of a substitute shall constitute the conclusion of consideration of amendments.
8. Provides, upon the conclusion of consideration of the concurrent resolution for amendment, for a final period of general debate, which shall not exceed 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget.
9. Permits the Chairman of the Budget Committee to offer amendments in the House pursuant to section 305(a)(5) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to achieve mathematical consistency.
10. Provides that the concurrent resolution shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question of its adoption.