2 U.S. Code § 634 - Concurrent resolution on the budget must be adopted before budget-related legislation is considered
Until the concurrent resolution on the budget for a fiscal year has been agreed to and an allocation has been made to the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate under section 633(a) of this title for that year, it shall not be in order in the Senate to consider any appropriation bill or joint resolution, amendment or motion thereto, or conference report thereon for that year or any subsequent year.
1997—Pub. L. 105–33 amended section catchline and text generally. Prior to amendment, text provided that concurrent resolution on the budget must be adopted before legislation providing new budget authority, new spending authority, new credit authority, or changes in revenues or public debt limit could be considered.
1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–508, § 13207(a)(1)(C), substituted “bill, joint resolution, amendment, motion, or conference report” for “bill or resolution (or amendment thereto)”.
Pub. L. 101–508, § 13205(a)(4), inserted “(or, in the Senate, a concurrent resolution on the budget covering such fiscal year)” after “fiscal year” in closing provisions.
Subsec. (a)(5), (6). Pub. L. 101–508, § 13205(a)(1)–(3), added pars. (5) and (6) and struck out former par. (5) which read as follows: “new credit authority for a fiscal year,”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 101–508, § 13205(b), designated existing provisions as par. (1) and substituted “In the House of Representatives, subsection (a)” for “Subsection (a)”, redesignated former pars. (1) and (2) as subpars. (A) and (B), respectively, and added par. (2).
1985—Pub. L. 99–177 inserted reference to new credit authority in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–177 amended subsec. (a) generally, substituting provisions respecting new entitlement authority or new credit authority, for provisions respecting new spending authority.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–177 amended subsec. (b) generally, inserting provisions relating to applicability of subsec. (a) after May 15 of any calendar year.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 99–177 amended subsec. (c) generally, inserting references to amendments of bills or resolutions wherever appearing.
Amendment by Pub. L. 99–177 effective Dec. 12, 1985, and applicable with respect to fiscal years beginning after Sept. 30, 1985, see section 275(a)(1) of Pub. L. 99–177, formerly set out as an Effective and Termination Dates note under section 900 of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 112–25, title I, § 104(a), Aug. 2, 2011, 125 Stat. 246.
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