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S Con Res 3 - A Concurrent Resolution Setting Forth the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2017 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2018 Through 2026 - Key Vote

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Ted Cruz voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Concurrent Resolution.

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Legislation-Concurrent Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (51-48) - (Key vote)
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a concurrent resolution that directs committees and agencies to adjust allocations or make adjustments to reduce the deficit.

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  • Authorizes the Chairmen of the budget committees of both Houses of Congress to revise the allocations of committees, aggregates, and, in the Senate, the pay-as-you-go ledger for the purposes of legislation related to healthcare which calls for such an adjustment, provided that this legislation would not increase the deficit between the fiscal years of 2017 and 2026 (Sec. 3001).
  • Authorizes the Chairmen of the budget committees of both Houses of Congress to revise the allocations of committees, aggregates, and, in the Senate, the pay-as-you-go ledger for the purposes of legislation related to healthcare by the amounts necessary to accommodate the budgetary effects of the legislation, provided that the cost of such legislation, when combined with the cost of any other legislation the Chairman has exercised this authority for, would not exceed the difference between $2 billion and the sum of all deficit reduction for fiscal years 2017 through 2026 achieved by the use of this section (Sec. 3002). 
Legislation-Concurrent Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: A Concurrent Resolution Setting Forth the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2017 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2018 Through 2026

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