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

 

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

 

 


Senator Robert Byrd on the Use of Reconciliation

 

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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

 

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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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