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The Federal Budget Process

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 […]

Federal Budget Process – CRS Reports

Federal Budget Process – CRS Reports

The Budget Control Act of 2011, CRS Report R41965, August 19, 2011 (52-page PDF) Budget “Sequestration” and Selected Program Exemptions and Special Rules, CRS Report R42050, June 13, 2013 (35-page PDF) The Budget Control Act of 2011: Budgetary Effects of Proposals to Replace the FY2013 Sequester, CRS Report R42675, November 9, 2012 (15-page PDF) The […]

New Congress 2013, 1-day conference in DC

New Congress 2013, 1-day conference in DC

The New Congress 2013 Understanding The 113th Congress Our experienced faculty provide an overview of the new Congress and explore how major issues are likely to fare in the first session of the new Congress. We discuss: What Happened, Why and What Does It Mean for the Political Landscape? The New Lineup in the 113th […]

New Congress 2013, 1-day conference in DC

New Congress 2013, 1-day conference in DC

The New Congress 2013 Understanding The 113th Congress Our experienced faculty provide an overview of the new Congress and explore how major issues are likely to fare in the first session of the new Congress. photo credit: yto We will discuss: What Happened, Why and What Does It Mean for the Political Landscape? The New […]

New Congress 2013, 1-day conference in DC

New Congress 2013, 1-day conference in DC

The New Congress 2013 Understanding The 113th Congress Our experienced faculty provide an overview of the new Congress and explore how major issues are likely to fare in the first session of the new Congress. We will discuss: What Happened, Why and What Does It Mean for the Political Landscape? The New Lineup in the […]

New Congress 2013, 1-day conference in DC

New Congress 2013, 1-day conference in DC

The New Congress 2013 Understanding The 113th Congress Our experienced faculty provide an overview of the new Congress and explore how major issues are likely to fare in the first session of the new Congress. We will discuss: What Happened, Why and What Does It Mean for the Political Landscape? The New Lineup in the […]

Precedents of the House of Representatives / Cannon’s / Deschler’s / Hinds’ / House Practice (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Precedents of the House of Representatives / Cannon’s / Deschler’s / Hinds’ / House Practice (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Precedents of the House of Representatives / Cannon’s / Deschler’s / Hinds’ / House Practice   House Parliamentarian discusses congressional precedent and rules with Foxx   Precedent: Previous ruling by a presiding officer that becomes part of the procedures of a chamber. Each chamber of […]

Congressional Budget Office / CBO (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Congressional Budget Office / CBO (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Congressional Budget Office / CBO   Introduction to the Congressional Budget Office   The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and Government Accountability Office (GAO) principally serve congressional committees with a variety of reports. The Congressional Budget Office assists Congress in understanding the economic and fiscal environment […]

Budget Process (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Budget Process (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Budget Process photo credit: irina slutsky Established by the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Act of 1974, the budget process refers to the steps necessary for adoption of a concurrent resolution on the budget, thereby creating the framework for consideration of appropriations bills and authorizing legislation. […]

Budget Resolution (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Budget Resolution (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Budget Resolution photo credit: haydnseek Legislation in the form of a concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget, but not requiring the president’s signature. The budget resolution establishes various budget totals, divides spending totals into functional categories (e.g., transportation), and may include reconciliation instructions to […]