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.

About This Bill

  • Introduced July 21, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 26, 2017

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Oct. 29, 2017 2nd
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on October 19, 2017. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Highlights: This concurrent resolution establishes the FY2018 congressional budget resolution, which provides a framework for congressional consideration of legislation addressing revenues, spending, and other budget-related issues. The budget resolution is a nonbinding framework used by Congress and cannot...

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There are 124 statements associated with H.CON.RES.71.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 26, 2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Oct. 26, 2017
On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 216 - 212 (Roll no. 589). (text: CR H8230-8242)
Oct. 26, 2017
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Oct. 26, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 580, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Senate amendment to H. Con. Res. 71.
Oct. 26, 2017
Mrs. Black moved that the House agree to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR H8230-8254)
Oct. 25, 2017
Rule H. Res. 580 passed House.
Oct. 24, 2017
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 580 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H. Con. Res. 71 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. Provides for consideration of the Senate amendment and the motion, offered by the chair of the Committee on the Budget, that the House concur in the Senate amendment.
Oct. 20, 2017
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Oct. 19, 2017

Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 49. Record Vote Number: 245.

Oct. 19, 2017
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6593-6630)
Oct. 18, 2017
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6492-6532)
Oct. 17, 2017
Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S6424-6427)
Oct. 17, 2017

Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 47. Record Vote Number: 219. (CR S6424)

Oct. 16, 2017
Received in the Senate. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 245.
Oct. 5, 2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Oct. 5, 2017

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 219 - 206 (Roll no. 557).

Oct. 5, 2017
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Oct. 5, 2017
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H. Con. Res. 71.
Oct. 5, 2017
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole resumed with 10 minutes of general debate on H. Con. Res. 71.
Oct. 5, 2017
The Committee resumed its sitting.
Oct. 5, 2017
The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message.
Oct. 5, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 553, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the Yarmuth amendment in the nature of a substitute.
Oct. 5, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 553, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the McClintock amendment in the nature of a substitute.
Oct. 5, 2017
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
Oct. 5, 2017
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7846-7882)
Oct. 4, 2017
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H. Con. Res. 71 as unfinished business.
Oct. 4, 2017
On motion moved that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
Oct. 4, 2017
Mr. MacArthur moved moved that the committee rise.
Oct. 4, 2017
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
Oct. 4, 2017
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7834-7835)
Oct. 4, 2017
On motion that the Committee now rise Agreed to by voice vote.
Oct. 4, 2017
Mr. Ferguson moved that the Committee now rise.
Oct. 4, 2017
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Scott (VA) substitute amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Scott (VA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Oct. 4, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 553, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the Scott (VA) amendment in the nature of a substitute.
Oct. 4, 2017
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grijalva substitute amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grijalva demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Oct. 4, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to provisions of H.Res. 533, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 30 mintues of debate on the Grijalva amendment in the nature of a substitute.
Oct. 4, 2017
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with four hours of general debate on H. Con. Res. 71.
Oct. 4, 2017
The Speaker designated the Honorable Doug Lamborn to act as Chairman of the Committee.
Oct. 4, 2017
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 553 and Rule XVIII.
Oct. 4, 2017
Rule provides for consideration of H. Con. Res. 71 with 4 hours of general debate. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
Oct. 4, 2017
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 553. (consideration: CR H7777-7834; text of measure as reported in House: CR H7805-7817)
Oct. 4, 2017
Rule H. Res. 553 passed House.
Oct. 3, 2017
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 553 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H. Con. Res. 71 with 4 hours of general debate. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
July 21, 2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 172.
July 21, 2017
The House Committee on the Budget reported an original measure, H. Rept. 115-240, by Mrs. Black.
July 21, 2017

Introduced in the House by Diane Black (R-Tenn.)

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