Congressional Procedure, Additional Resources, Chapter 7

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Congressional Procedure
Congressional Procedure
A Practical Guide to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress: The House of Representatives and Senate Explained
By Richard A. Arenberg

 
 

Additional Resources

 

Pocket Constitution

 

Previous: Chapter 6 – Resolving Differences Between the House and Senate

 

Chapter 7 – The Congressional Budget and Other Special Cases

A. Introduction
B. 1974 Budget Act
C. The Congressional Budget Resolution
D. Reconciliation Bills
E. The “Byrd Rule”
F. PAYGO
G. Authorizations
H. Appropriations
I. Government Shutdown
J. Debt Ceiling
K. Earmarks
L. Other Fast-Track Legislation
M. Congressional Review Act
N. The War Powers Resolution
O. Impoundment and Rescissions
P. Line-Item Veto

 
 

Chapter 7. The Congressional Budget and Other Special Cases
7. A. Introduction

 


Funding the Government: The Budget Process and Omnibus Spending Bills

 

 


Cutting Spending the BRAC Way

 

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7. B. 1974 Budget Act

 


The History of the 1921 and 1974 Budget Acts

 

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7. C. The Congressional Budget Resolution

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7. D. Reconciliation Bills

 


Reconciliation in Congress

 

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7. E. The “Byrd Rule”

 


Arcane Byrd Rule Poses Hurdle for Senate Tax Bill

 

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7. F. PAYGO

 


The Truth about Sequestration

 

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7. G. Authorizations

 


Appropriations with Expired Authorizations | Senate Budget Committee

 

  • Defense Authorization and Appropriations Bills: FY1961-FY2021,” CRS Report 98-756 (50-page PDFPDF)
  • Frequently Asked Questions About CBO Cost Estimates, CBO
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    7. H. Appropriations

     


    David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: How Appropriations is Supposed to Work

     

     


    Funding the Government: The Budget Process and Omnibus Spending Bills [Article I Initiative]

     

     


    David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: Continuing Resolutions

     

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    7. I. Government Shutdown

     


    The Government Shutdown Explained: American Government Review

     

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    7. J. Debt Ceiling

     


    The Debt Ceiling Explained: Why You Should Care

     

     


    David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: What’s the Debt Ceiling?

     

     


    Treasury bond prices and yields | Stocks and bonds | Finance & Capital Markets | Khan Academy

     

     


    What Is the Debt Ceiling? |Ron’s Office Hours | NPR

     

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    7. K. Earmarks

     


    Earmarks, pork barrel projects and logrolling

     

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    7. L. Other Fast-Track Legislation

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    7. M. Congressional Review Act

     


    Can Congress still use the Congressional Review Act?

     

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    7. N. The War Powers Resolution

     


    The War Powers Resolution Explained: US History Review

     

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    7. O. Impoundment and Rescissions

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    7. P. Line-Item Veto

     


    Fact Check: What’s the deal with the line-item veto?

     

     


    Line item veto: June 25, 1998

     

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    Next: Chapter 8 – Additional Congressional Responsibilities and Procedures

     

    Congressional Procedure






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