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

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


(Pub. L. 93–344, title III, § 306,July 12, 1974, 88 Stat. 313; Pub. L. 99–177, title II, § 201(b),Dec. 12, 1985, 99 Stat. 1050; Pub. L. 101–508, title XIII, § 13207(a)(1)(D),Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–617.)

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.

1990—Pub. L. 101–508substituted “bill, resolution, amendment, motion, or conference report” for “bill or resolution, and no amendment to any bill or resolution”.
1985—Pub. L. 99–177reenacted section without change.
Effective Date of 1985 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 99–177effective Dec. 12, 1985, and applicable with respect to fiscal years beginning after Sept. 30, 1985, see section 275(a)(1) ofPub. 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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