Budget Committee


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Budget Committee

A committee in a legislature that provides oversight in the preparation of the government budget. Depending on the particular committee, it may directly write the budget, receive expenditure estimates from government agencies and/or draft legislation implementing the budget.
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In addition, the directives indicate, as provided in the 1974 act, whether a committee is required to report its legislative recommendations to the House directly or to submit such recommendations to the House Budget Committee.
The House Budget Committee recommended that any military retirees with VA disability ratings of 60% or higher be eligible for concurrent receipt.
Democrats on the House Budget Committee opposed the resolution saying it dedicated too much of the projected surplus to tax relief at the expense of other important budget priorities and would give Republican Budget Committee Chairman Jim Nussle (R-Iowa) considerable power to increase spending on his own later in the year for defense, agriculture, and other federal programs.
government," he said in testimony before the House Budget Committee, "the budget is a powerful tool capable of encouraging, sometimes forcing.
Following the passage at the budget committee and three other lower house committees, the budget and related bills were introduced to the plenary session for approval.
Whether a committee has been instructed to submit legislative recommendations to the Senate Budget Committee for inclusion in an omnibus reconciliation measure, or has been instructed to report a reconciliation measure directly to the Senate, it develops its recommendations in generally the same manner as it develops other legislation.
Budget Committee Chair Jerald Beer, at the board's recent meeting, also won governors' approval for budget amendments for the Membership Outreach Committee, the new Special Board Committee on Judicial Independence, and a slightly revised procedure for the Bar approving CLE courses.
Burbank School District Superintendent Gregory Bowman said his staff and volunteer budget committee, made up of parents, have isolated at least 108 areas in which cuts can be made outside the classroom.
The Budget Committee stresses the general need to devise a Draft Budget that caters solely for "actual" and "clearly identified" funding requirements.
The House Budget Committee passed and sent to the full House for action this week a $1.
I should note, too, that these figures understate its present poularity, Created in 1974, the Budget Committee was barely noticed by cameras until Ronald Reagan and David Stockman launched their budget-cutting crusade in 1981.
Kasich, former congressman and chairman of the House Budget Committee, was appointed to the board of directors of Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC), at the company's recent meeting of its board of directors.