2 U.S. Code § 637 - Legislation dealing with Congressional budget must be handled by Budget Committees

§ 637.
Legislation dealing with Congressional budget must be handled by Budget Committees
(a) In the Senate

In the Senate, no bill, resolution, amendment, motion, or conference report, dealing with any matter which is within the jurisdiction of the Committee on the Budget shall be considered unless it is a bill or resolution which has been reported by the Committee on the Budget (or from the consideration of which such committee has been discharged) or unless it is an amendment to such a bill or resolution.

(b) In the House of Representatives

In the House of Representatives, no bill or joint resolution, or amendment thereto, or conference report thereon, dealing with any matter which is within the jurisdiction of the Committee on the Budget shall be considered unless it is a bill or joint resolution which has been reported by the Committee on the Budget (or from the consideration of which such committee has been discharged) or unless it is an amendment to such a bill or joint resolution.

Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 1327 of Title 31 prior to the general revision and enactment of Title 31, Money and Finance, by Pub. L. 97–258, § 1, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 877.

Amendments

2013—Pub. L. 113–67 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and inserted heading, substituted “In the Senate, no” for “No”, struck out “of either House” after “jurisdiction of the Committee on the Budget”, “in that House” after “shall be considered”, and “of that House” after “reported by the Committee on the Budget”, and added subsec. (b).

1990—Pub. L. 101–508 substituted “bill, resolution, amendment, motion, or conference report” for “bill or resolution, and no amendment to any bill or resolution”.

1985—Pub. L. 99–177 reenacted section without change.

Effective Date of 1985 Amendment

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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