Budget information for the new congressional budget process
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Budget information for the new congressional budget process a case study of two problems by John D. Shillingburg

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Published by Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs in [Austin] .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Budget -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 43.

StatementJohn D. Shillingburg.
SeriesStudent independent research report
LC ClassificationsHJ2052 .S47
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 47 p. ;
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5019088M
LC Control Number76623064

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  Budgeting for the federal government is an enormously complex process. It entails dozens of subprocesses, countless rules and procedures, the efforts of tens of thousands of staff persons in the executive and legislative branches, and the active participation of the President, congressional leaders, Members of Congress, and members of the executive : $ Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shillingburg, John D. Budget information for the new congressional budget process. [Austin]: Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Congressional budget process. Washington: U.S.G.P.O.: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S.G. The Congressional Justification of Appropriations (CJ) reflects the President's Budget request for the Department of the Treasury, and is prepared in accordance with OMB Circular A The CJ includes agency priorities, requested budget levels and performance plans (in accordance with the Government Performance and Results Act).

1 For a fuller discussion of the congressional budget process, see Bill Heniff Jr., Introduction to the Federal Budget Process (Congressional Research Service Report 98–), and Robert Keith.   CBO's regular budget publications include semiannual reports on the budget and economic outlook, annual reports on the President's budget and the long-term budget picture, and a biannual set of options for reducing budget deficits. CBO also prepares cost estimates and mandate statements for nearly all bills that are reported by Congressional committees.   This new agency, part of the legislative branch, freed Congress from dependence on the Administration for fiscal and economic information and analysis, which was the situation prior to the Budget . The House Budget Committee's Task Force on Budget Process Reform now has the historic opportunity to review the congressional budget process outside the constraints of an economic or budget .

On Octo , the American Enterprise Institute held a conference to discuss the operation of the new congressional budget process approximately five years after the legislation establishing it had been passed. This book presents the papers delivered at that conference and summarizes the discussion following each session. Introduction to the Federal Budget Process Congressional Research Service 2 act established the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and directed it to provide data on and analyses of the federal budget. During the years that the congressional budget process has been in . The Library's Congressional Budget Justifications (CBJs) are submitted annually to the Congress, specifically to the Appropriations Subcommittee for the Legislative Branch. The CBJ represents the Library's annual funding request to the Congress and provides important information about the Library's programs, projects, and activities, organizational performance targets relating to the Library's.   * The Budget & Accounting Act of requires the President to submit an annual budget request for the entire federal government to Congress, and created the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to review funding requests from federal agencies to assist the Executive Office in formulating a budget request. * The Congressional Budget.