1996 US Code
Title 2 - THE CONGRESS
CHAPTER 17A - CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET AND FISCAL OPERATIONS
SUBCHAPTER IV - BUDGET AGREEMENT ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS
Sec. 665 - Definitions and point of order

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 1994 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 2 - THE CONGRESS
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 2 - THE CONGRESS
CHAPTER 17A - CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET AND FISCAL OPERATIONS
SUBCHAPTER IV - BUDGET AGREEMENT ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS
Sec. 665 - Definitions and point of order
Containssection 665
Date1996
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 6, 1997
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 93-344, title VI, §601, as added Pub. L. 101-508, title XIII, §13111, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388-602; amended Pub. L. 103-66, title XIV, §14002(a), (b), Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 683.
Statutes at Large References88 Stat. 323
96 Stat. 1068
99 Stat. 1038
104 Stat. 1388-602, 1388-607
107 Stat. 683, 684, 2508
109 Stat. 247
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 93-344, Public Law 97-258, Public Law 99-177, Public Law 101-508, Public Law 102-66, Public Law 103-66, Public Law 104-19
Congressional Bill ReferenceUnknown Value64 103rd Congress


§665. Definitions and point of order

(a) Definitions

As used in this subchapter and for purposes of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985:

(1) Maximum deficit amount

The term “maximum deficit amount” means—

(A) with respect to fiscal year 1991, 7,000,000,000;

(B) with respect to fiscal year 1992, 7,000,000,000;

(C) with respect to fiscal year 1993, 6,000,000,000;

(D) with respect to fiscal year 1994, 2,000,000,000;

(E) with respect to fiscal year 1995, ,000,000,000;


as adjusted in strict conformance with sections 251, 252, and 253 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 [2 U.S.C. 901, 902, 903].

(2) Discretionary spending limit

The term “discretionary spending limit” means—

(A) with respect to fiscal year 1991—

(i) for the defense category: 8,918,000,000 in new budget authority and 7,660,000,000 in outlays;

(ii) for the international category: ,100,000,000 in new budget authority and ,600,000,000 in outlays; and

(iii) for the domestic category: 2,700,000,000 in new budget authority and 8,100,000,000 in outlays;


(B) with respect to fiscal year 1992—

(i) for the defense category: 1,643,000,000 in new budget authority and 5,744,000,000 in outlays;

(ii) for the international category: ,500,000,000 in new budget authority and ,100,000,000 in outlays; and

(iii) for the domestic category: 1,300,000,000 in new budget authority and 0,100,000,000 in outlays;


(C) with respect to fiscal year 1993—

(i) for the defense category: 1,785,000,000 in new budget authority and 2,686,000,000 in outlays;

(ii) for the international category: ,400,000,000 in new budget authority and ,600,000,000 in outlays; and

(iii) for the domestic category: 8,300,000,000 in new budget authority and 1,700,000,000 in outlays;


(D) with respect to fiscal year 1994, for the discretionary category: 0,800,000,000 in new budget authority and 4,800,000,000 in outlays;

(E) with respect to fiscal year 1995, for the discretionary category: 7,700,000,000 in new budget authority and 0,800,000,000 in outlays; and

(F) with respect to fiscal years 1996, 1997, and 1998, for the discretionary category, the amounts set forth for those years in section 12(b)(1) of House Concurrent Resolution 64 (One Hundred Third Congress);


as adjusted in strict conformance with section 251 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 [2 U.S.C. 901].

(b) Point of order in Senate on aggregate allocations for defense, international, and domestic discretionary spending

(1) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, it shall not be in order in the Senate to consider any concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1995, 1996, 1997, or 1998 (or amendment, motion, or conference report on such a resolution) that would exceed any of the discretionary spending limits in this section.

(3) 1 For purposes of this subsection, the levels of new budget authority and outlays for a fiscal year shall be determined on the basis of estimates made by the Committee on the Budget of the Senate.

(4) This subsection shall not apply if a declaration of war by the Congress is in effect or if a joint resolution pursuant to section 258 2 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 has been enacted.

(Pub. L. 93–344, title VI, §601, as added Pub. L. 101–508, title XIII, §13111, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–602; amended Pub. L. 103–66, title XIV, §14002(a), (b), Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 683.)

References in Text

The Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, referred to in subsec. (a), is title II of Pub. L. 99–177, Dec. 12, 1985, 99 Stat. 1038, as amended, which enacted chapter 20 (§900 et seq.) and sections 654 to 656 of this title, amended sections 602, 622, 631 to 642, and 651 to 653 of this title, sections 1104 to 1106, and 1109 of Title 31, Money and Finance, and section 911 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, repealed section 661 of this title, enacted provisions set out as notes under section 900 of this title and section 911 of Title 42, and amended provisions set out as a note under section 621 of this title. There are two sections 258 of such Act, referred to in subsec. (b)(4), which are classified, respectively, to sections 907a and 908 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 900 of this title and Tables.

House Concurrent Resolution 64, referred to in subsec. (a)(2)(F), is H. Con. Res. 64, Apr. 1, 1993, 107 Stat. 2508, which is not classified to the Code.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 601 of Pub. L. 93–344, title VI, July 12, 1974, 88 Stat. 323, was classified to section 11 of former Title 31, prior to repeal and reenactment as sections 1105(a)(15), 1106(b), and 1108(d) of Title 31, Money and Finance, by Pub. L. 97–258, §5(b), Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1068, the first section of which enacted Title 31.

Amendments

1993—Subsec. (a)(2)(F). Pub. L. 103–66, §14002(a), added subparagraph (F).

Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 103–66, §14002(b), amended par. (1) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (1) read as follows: “Except as provided in paragraph (3), it shall not be in order in the Senate to consider any concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1992, 1993, 1994, or 1995 (or amendment, motion, or conference report on such a resolution), or any appropriations bill or resolution (or amendment, motion, or conference report on such an appropriations bill or resolution) for fiscal year 1992 or 1993 that would exceed the allocations in this section or the suballocations made under section 665a(b) of this title based on these allocations.”

Effective Date

Section 607 of title VI of Pub. L. 93–344, as added by Pub. L. 101–508, title XIII, §13111, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–607; amended by Pub. L. 102–66, title XIV, §14002(c)(3)(B), Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 684, provided that: “This title [enacting this subchapter] shall take effect upon its date of enactment [Nov. 5, 1990] and shall apply to fiscal years 1991 to 1998.”

Downward Adjustments in Discretionary Spending Limits

Pub. L. 104–19, title II, §2003, July 27, 1995, 109 Stat. 247, provided that: “Upon the enactment of this Act [July 27, 1995], the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall make downward adjustments in the discretionary spending limits (new budget authority and outlays) specified in section 601(a)(2) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 [2 U.S.C. 665(a)(2)] for each of the fiscal years 1995 through 1998 by the aggregate amount of estimated reductions in new budget authority and outlays for discretionary programs resulting from the provisions of this Act [see Tables for classification] (other than emergency appropriations) for such fiscal year, as calculated by the Director.”

Section Referred to in Other Sections

This section is referred to in sections 665d, 665e, 691a, 691c, 900, 903 of this title; title 12 sections 4718, 4750; title 22 section 5853; title 42 sections 14211, 14212.

1 Subsec. (b) enacted without a par. (2).

2 There are two sections 258. See References in Text note below.

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