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H Con Res 71 - Establishing the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2018 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2027 - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (216-212) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishing the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2018 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2027

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates budgetary funds for fiscal year 2018 and provides budgetary level proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes reserve funding for the repeal or replacement of the Affordable Care Act (Title IV, Sec. 405).

  • Authorizes reserve funding for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) so long as such measure does not increase the national deficit for fiscal years 2018-2027 (Title IV, Sec. 404).

  • Authorizes reserve funding for Comprehensive Tax Reform so long as such measures do not increase the national deficit for fiscal years 2018-2027 (Title IV, Sec. 403).

  • Authorizes reserve funding for investments in National Infrastructure so long as such investments do not increase the national deficit for fiscal years 2018-2027 (Title IV, Sec. 402).

  • Authorizes reserve funding for Transportation and Infrastructure in order to commercialize the operations of the air traffic control system (Title IV, Sec. 401).

  • Defines that a measure which “Commercializes the Operations of the Air Traffic Control System” will abide by the following rules and regulations (Title IV, Sec. 401):

    • Is authorized to provide air traffic control services within the United States airspace;

    • Sets user fees to finance its operations;

    • May borrow from private capital markets to finance improvements;

    • Is governed by a board of directors composed of CEO’s and directors; and

    • Shall become the employer of those employees directly connected to providing air traffic control services.

  • Appropriates $630 billion for costs related to National Defense for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $594 billion for costs related to Medicare for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $579 billion for costs related to Health for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $42 billion for costs related to International Affairs for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $29 billion in funding related to General Science, Space, and Technology for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Reduces appropriation funds for the Department of Energy by $3.1 billion for fiscal year 2018, and makes similar increases and decreases in advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $32 billion for costs related to Natural Resources and Environment for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $24 billion for costs related to Agriculture for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Reduces appropriation funds for costs related to Commerce and Housing Credit by $7.3 billion for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation reduction proposals for fiscal year 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $88.1 billion for costs related to Transportation for fiscal year 2018, and provides advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $70 billion for costs related to Education, Training, Employment, and Social Services for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $39.5 billion for costs related to Social Security for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $178 billion for costs related to Veterans Benefits and Services for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $86.6 billion for costs related to Overseas Contingency Operations, including the Global War on Terrorism for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Requires that each program that receives designated funding under this act will submit their recommendations of changes to reduce deficit within their jurisdictions to the House Budget Committee no later than October 6, 2017 (Title II, Sec. 201).

  • Defines “Advanced Appropriations” as any new discretionary budget authority provided in a general appropriation bill or joint resolution (Title III, Sec. 304).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (51-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishing the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2018 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2027

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates budgetary funds for fiscal year 2018 and provides budgetary level proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes reserve funding for the repeal or replacement of the Affordable Care Act (Title IV, Sec. 405).

  • Authorizes reserve funding for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) so long as such measure does not increase the national deficit for fiscal years 2018-2027 (Title IV, Sec. 404).

  • Authorizes reserve funding for Comprehensive Tax Reform so long as such measures do not increase the national deficit for fiscal years 2018-2027 (Title IV, Sec. 403).

  • Authorizes reserve funding for investments in National Infrastructure so long as such investments do not increase the national deficit for fiscal years 2018-2027 (Title IV, Sec. 402).

  • Authorizes reserve funding for Transportation and Infrastructure in order to commercialize the operations of the air traffic control system (Title IV, Sec. 401).

  • Defines that a measure which “Commercializes the Operations of the Air Traffic Control System” will abide by the following rules and regulations (Title IV, Sec. 401):

    • Is authorized to provide air traffic control services within the United States airspace;

    • Sets user fees to finance its operations;

    • May borrow from private capital markets to finance improvements;

    • Is governed by a board of directors composed of CEO’s and directors; and

    • Shall become the employer of those employees directly connected to providing air traffic control services.

  • Appropriates $630 billion for costs related to National Defense for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $594 billion for costs related to Medicare for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $579 billion for costs related to Health for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $42 billion for costs related to International Affairs for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $29 billion in funding related to General Science, Space, and Technology for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Reduces appropriation funds for the Department of Energy by $3.1 billion for fiscal year 2018, and makes similar increases and decreases in advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $32 billion for costs related to Natural Resources and Environment for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $24 billion for costs related to Agriculture for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Reduces appropriation funds for costs related to Commerce and Housing Credit by $7.3 billion for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation reduction proposals for fiscal year 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $88.1 billion for costs related to Transportation for fiscal year 2018, and provides advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $70 billion for costs related to Education, Training, Employment, and Social Services for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $39.5 billion for costs related to Social Security for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $178 billion for costs related to Veterans Benefits and Services for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $86.6 billion for costs related to Overseas Contingency Operations, including the Global War on Terrorism for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Requires that each program that receives designated funding under this act will submit their recommendations of changes to reduce deficit within their jurisdictions to the House Budget Committee no later than October 6, 2017 (Title II, Sec. 201).

  • Defines “Advanced Appropriations” as any new discretionary budget authority provided in a general appropriation bill or joint resolution (Title III, Sec. 304).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (219-206) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishing the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2018 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2027

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates budgetary funds for fiscal year 2018 and provides budgetary level proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes reserve funding for the repeal or replacement of the Affordable Care Act (Title IV, Sec. 405).

  • Authorizes reserve funding for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) so long as such measure does not increase the national deficit for fiscal years 2018-2027 (Title IV, Sec. 404).

  • Authorizes reserve funding for Comprehensive Tax Reform so long as such measures do not increase the national deficit for fiscal years 2018-2027 (Title IV, Sec. 403).

  • Authorizes reserve funding for investments in National Infrastructure so long as such investments do not increase the national deficit for fiscal years 2018-2027 (Title IV, Sec. 402).

  • Authorizes reserve funding for Transportation and Infrastructure in order to commercialize the operations of the air traffic control system (Title IV, Sec. 401).

  • Defines that a measure which “Commercializes the Operations of the Air Traffic Control System” will abide by the following rules and regulations (Title IV, Sec. 401):

    • Is authorized to provide air traffic control services within the United States airspace;

    • Sets user fees to finance its operations;

    • May borrow from private capital markets to finance improvements;

    • Is governed by a board of directors composed of CEO’s and directors; and

    • Shall become the employer of those employees directly connected to providing air traffic control services.

  • Appropriates $630 billion for costs related to National Defense for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $594 billion for costs related to Medicare for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $579 billion for costs related to Health for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $42 billion for costs related to International Affairs for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $29 billion in funding related to General Science, Space, and Technology for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Reduces appropriation funds for the Department of Energy by $3.1 billion for fiscal year 2018, and makes similar increases and decreases in advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $32 billion for costs related to Natural Resources and Environment for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $24 billion for costs related to Agriculture for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Reduces appropriation funds for costs related to Commerce and Housing Credit by $7.3 billion for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation reduction proposals for fiscal year 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $88.1 billion for costs related to Transportation for fiscal year 2018, and provides advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $70 billion for costs related to Education, Training, Employment, and Social Services for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $39.5 billion for costs related to Social Security for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $178 billion for costs related to Veterans Benefits and Services for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Appropriates $86.6 billion for costs related to Overseas Contingency Operations, including the Global War on Terrorism for fiscal year 2018, and provides similar advanced appropriation proposals for fiscal years 2019-2027 (Title I, Sec. 102).

  • Requires that each program that receives designated funding under this act will submit their recommendations of changes to reduce deficit within their jurisdictions to the House Budget Committee no later than October 6, 2017 (Title II, Sec. 201).

  • Defines “Advanced Appropriations” as any new discretionary budget authority provided in a general appropriation bill or joint resolution (Title III, Sec. 304).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishing the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2018 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2027

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