Summary

To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to provide for macroeconomic analysis of the impact of legislation. Read More

Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on Feb 2, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Date Introduced
Dec 7, 2011

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Bill Text

A BILL

To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to provide for macroeconomic analysis of the impact of legislation.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2011''.

SEC. 2. MACROECONOMIC IMPACT ANALYSES.

(a) In General.--Part A of title IV of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

``macroeconomic impact analysis of major legislation

``Sec. 407. (a) Congressional Budget Office.--The Congressional Budget Office shall, to the extent practicable, prepare for each major bill or resolution reported by any committee of the House of Representatives or the Senate (except the Committee on Appropriations of each House), as a supplement to estimates prepared under section 402, a macroeconomic impact analysis of the costs of such bill or resolution for-- ``(1) the period for which an estimate is prepared for such bill or resolution under section 402; and ``(2) the ten fiscal-year period beginning with the first fiscal year after the last fiscal year for which an estimate was prepared under section 402 and each of the next two ten fiscal-year periods. The Director shall submit to such committee the macroeconomic impact analysis, together with the basis for the analysis. As a supplement to estimates prepared under section 402, all such information so submitted shall be included in the report accompanying such bill or resolution. ``(b) Economic...

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Bill Summary

To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to provide for macroeconomic analysis of the impact of legislation.

H.R. 3581 Budget and Accounting Transparency Act of 2011 H.R. 3583the Government Shutdown Prevention Act