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H Con Res 112 - Limits Federal Appropriations for Fiscal Years 2013-2022 ("Ryan Budget") - Key Vote

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Concurrent Resolution.

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Legislation-Concurrent Resolution - Motion Rejected (Senate) (41-58) -
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NOTE: THIS IS A VOTE ON A MOTION TO PROCEED, WHICH SENDS THE LEGISLATION TO THE FLOOR OF THE SENATE FOR DEBATE AND AMENDMENT. A MOTION TO PROCEED REQUIRES A MAJORITY OF THE SENATE FOR APPROVAL.

Legislation-Concurrent Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) (228-191) - (Key vote)

Title: Limits Federal Appropriations for Fiscal Years 2013-2022 ("Ryan Budget")

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a concurrent resolution that appropriates funds for fiscal year 2013 and limits federal spending for fiscal years 2014 through 2022.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $2.79 trillion in funds for fiscal year 2013 (Sec. 101).
  • Limits appropriations as follows for fiscal years 2014 to 2022 (Sec. 101):
    • $2.68 trillion for 2014;
    • $2.76 trillion for 2015;
    • $2.89 trillion for 2016;
    • $3.00 trillion for 2017;
    • $3.12 trillion for 2018;
    • $3.29 trillion for 2019;
    • $3.46 trillion for 2020;
    • $3.57 trillion for 2021; and
    • $3.78 trillion for 2022.
  • Limits the budget deficit as follows for fiscal years 2013 to 2022 (Sec. 101):
    • $0.83 trillion in 2013;
    • $0.52 trillion in 2014;
    • $0.32 trillion in 2015;
    • $0.26 trillion in 2016;
    • $0.21 trillion in 2017;
    • $0.19 trillion in 2018;
    • $0.23 trillion in 2019;
    • $0.22 trillion in 2020;
    • $0.20 trillion in 2021; and
    • $0.25 trillion in 2022.
  • Limits public debt to the following amounts for fiscal years 2013 to 2022 (Sec. 101):
    • $12.4 trillion for 2013;
    • $12.9 trillion for 2014;
    • $13.3 trillion for 2015;
    • $13.6 trillion for 2016;
    • $13.9 trillion for 2017;
    • $14.1 trillion for 2018;
    • $14.4 trillion for 2019;
    • $14.7 trillion for 2020;
    • $15 trillion for 2021; and
    • $15.4 trillion for 2022.
  • Requires each House committee to submit a recommendation to the Committee on the Budget of the House of Representatives regarding changes in laws that will reduce the deficit between 2012 and 2022 (Sec. 201).
  • Authorizes the chair of the Committee on the Budget to adjust the appropriations in this resolution to accommodate certain policy changes including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 503):
    • Adjustments to the Alternative Minimum Tax exemption in order to reduce the number of taxpayers that are subject to the Alternative Minimum tax;
    • Extension of the estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes;
    • A 20 percent deduction against the income taxes of small businesses;
    • Repeal or amendment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; and
    • A reduction in tax rates.
  • Prohibits any bills or joint resolutions, other than those reported by the Committee on Appropriations, from increasing federal spending by more than $5 billion for any of the first 4 consecutive 10 fiscal-year periods beginning in 2023 (Sec. 504).
  • Establishes a reserve fund for the repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Sec. 401).
  • Limits federal revenues to 19 percent of Gross Domestic Product for fiscal years 2030, 2040 and 2050 (Sec. 301).
  • Reduces future budgets as follows (Sec. 301):
    • 20.25 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2030;
    • 18.75 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2040; and
    • 16 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2050.
  • Requires the federal government to reduce public debt as follows (Sec. 301):
    • To 53 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2030;
    • To 38 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2040; and
    • To 10 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2050.
Legislation-Concurrent Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Limits Federal Appropriations for Fiscal Years 2013-2022 ("Ryan Budget")

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