H.R.855: Honesty in Budgeting Act

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2 (All Democrats)

Bill Summary

Honesty in Budgeting Act - Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Members of Congress, executive branch officials, and their respective representatives should use on-budget numbers when making public statements regarding the Federal budget.Prohibits receipts and disbursements of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors, Disability, and Hospital Insurance Trust Funds from being counted as new budget authority, outlays, receipts,...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Budget
Referred to House Ways and Means
Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 13, 2003

Introduced in the House by Adam Smith (D-Wash.)

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