Budget Laws

    Budget Laws & Process

  1. Compilation of Budget Laws and Rules Relating to the Congressional Budget Process, March 2000

  2. Congressional Budget Process: A Brief Overview, CRS Report for Congress (RS20095), December 2006, HTML | PDF

  3. Introduction to the Federal Budget Process, CRS Report for Congress (98-721), Updated March 7, 2008, HTML | PDF

  4. A Glossary of Terms Used in the Federal Budget Process, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), September 2005, GAO-05-734SP

  5. The Congressional Budget Process Timetable, CRS Report for Congress (98-472), Updated March 20, 2008, HTML | PDF

  6. Budget Points of Order

  7. House Rules Changes Affecting the Congressional Budget Process Made at the Beginning of the 110th Congress, CRS Report for Congress (RL34149), August 2007, HTML | PDF

  8. The Budget Reconciliation Process: The Senate’s “Byrd Rule”, CRS Report for Congress (RL30862), April 2005, HTML | PDF

  9. House Committee on the Budget

  10. Jurisdiction of the House Budget Committee (excerpt from House Rule X)
    (Included as a pdf)

  11. Fiscal Year 2008 congressional budget resolution: Conference Report on S.Con.Res.21, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2008 (H.Rpt.110-153) - TEXT 315K | PDF 10M