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H.R.1874: Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about economics and public finance
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Sponsor Tom Price, R-Ga.
Total Cosponsors 49 (All Republicans)
Introduced May 8, 2013
Latest Major Action April 7, 2014
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Bill Summary

Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2014 - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (CBA) to require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to prepare for each major bill or resolution reported by any congressional committee (except the congressional appropriations committees), as a supplement to CBO cost estimates, a macroeconomic impact analysis of the budgetary effects of such legislation for the 10-fiscal year period beginning with the first fiscal year for which such estimate was prepared and each of the next three 10-fiscal year periods.

Defines "major bill or resolution" as any bill or resolution whose budgetary effects, for any fiscal year in the period for which a CBO cost estimate is prepared, is estimated to be greater than .25% of the current projected U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) for that fiscal year.

Requires the analysis to describe: (1) the potential economic impact of the bill or resolution on major economic variables, including real GDP, b...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 7, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Budget.
April 4, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 4, 2014

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 224 - 182 (Roll no. 164).

April 4, 2014

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 187 - 218 (Roll no. 163).

April 4, 2014 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H2944)
April 4, 2014 Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kuster motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to require any dynamic score under the bill to include impacts on job creation and economic growth of any investment in education, transportation and infrastructure. It also allows appropriations bills to benefit from dynamic scoring under the bill.
April 4, 2014 Ms. Kuster moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on the Budget. (consideration: CR H2943-2944; text: CR H2943)
April 4, 2014 The House adopted the amendment as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (text of committee amendment: CR H2935-2936)
April 4, 2014 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H2943)
April 4, 2014 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1874.
April 4, 2014 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
April 4, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee (TX) amendment No. 5, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Jackson Lee (TX) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
April 4, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 539, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee (TX) Part B amendment No. 5.
April 4, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 539, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bishop (NY) Part B amendment No. 4.
April 4, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cicilline amendment No. 3, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cicilline demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
April 4, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 539, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cicilline Part B amendment No. 3.
April 4, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Israel amendment No. 2, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Israel demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
April 4, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 539, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Israel Part B amendment No. 2.
April 4, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Connolly amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Connolly demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
April 4, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 539, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Connolly Part B amendment No. 1.
April 4, 2014 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1874.
April 4, 2014 The Speaker designated the Honorable Doug Collins to act as Chairman of the Committee.
April 4, 2014 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 539 and Rule XVIII.
April 4, 2014 The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1874, H.R. 1871, and H.R. 1872. The resolution provides for 1 hour of general debate for each bill. Specified amendments printed in Part B of House Report 113-400 are in order for H.R. 1874. The resolution allows for one motion to recommit with instructions for each bill.
April 4, 2014 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 539. (consideration: CR H2927-2945)
April 3, 2014 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 539 Reported to House. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1874, H.R. 1871, and H.R. 1872. The resolution provides for 1 hour of general debate for each bill. Specified amendments printed in Part B of House Report 113-400 are in order for H.R. 1874. The resolution allows for one motion to recommit with instructions for each bill.
July 19, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 116.
July 19, 2013 Committee on Rules discharged.
July 19, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Budget. H. Rept. 113-161, Part I.
June 19, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 11.
June 19, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 8, 2013 Referred to House Rules
May 8, 2013 Referred to House Budget