The Federal Budget Process

 

The Federal Budget Process

A description of the federal and congressional budget processes, including timelines

Compiled by TheCapitol.Net

Budgeting for the federal government is an enormously complex process. It entails dozens of subprocesses, countless rules and procedures, the efforts of tens of thousands of staff persons in the executive and legislative branches, and the active participation of the President, congressional leaders, members of Congress, and members of the executive branch. This analysis shows the various elements of the federal budget process including the President’s budget submission, framework, timetable, the budget resolution, reconciliation, the “Byrd Rule,” appropriations, authorizations, and budget execution.

The Federal Budget Process
 

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