The Gramm-Rudman-Hollings deficit reduction process
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The Gramm-Rudman-Hollings deficit reduction process the defense aspects of the initial sequestration report for fiscal year 1987 by

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • United States.,
  • United States. -- Dept. of Defense -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • Budget deficits -- United States

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StatementAlice C. Maroni and Robert E. Foelber
SeriesCRS report -- no. 86-875 F, Report (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- no. 86-875 F, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1986-87, reel 4, fr. 000673
ContributionsFoelber, Robert E, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15455052M

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Gramm-Rudman-Hollings also made a number of changes to the congressional budget process to enforce maximum deficit amounts and to strengthen congressional budget enforcement procedures. The most significant change was to increase the margin necessary to waive certain points of order from a simple majority vote to a three-fifths margin in the.   Currently, the ''great failure'' of Gramm-Rudman-Hollings is to reduce the deficit below $ billion -half of what the deficit was when we began. The Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act established a requirement for the gradual reduction and elimination of budget deficits over a six-year period by specifying annual deficit limits (Table 1), and by creating a means of developing and enforcing a budget within these established limits. 7File Size: KB.   The Gramm-Rudman-Hollings act of , for all its flaws, created a fiscal climate compelling compromises that eventually made deficit reduction possible, or so it .

Budget Deficits, The Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act (P.L. , 99 Stat. ) is popularly known as the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act after the name United States Constitution. Balanced Budget Amendment (draft), The creation of the U.S. federal government's annual budget is a lengthy, complex process. The Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act Mandated maximum allowable deficit levels for each year until , when the budget was to be balanced A major feature of incremental budgeting is that it. Under the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act, the federal budget deficit was to be reduced by at least $36 billion each fiscal year so that the budget would be balanced by fiscal 2. Prior to the beginning of each fiscal year, estimates of whether and by how much the budget would exceed the deficit target .   But the pressure to cut defense spending actually probably dates back to the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings' Deficit Reduction Law, which I think came into effect in We saw deficit - .

The Gramm–Rudman–Hollings Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of and the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Reaffirmation Act of (both often known as Gramm–Rudman) were the first binding spending constraints on the federal budget. Get this from a library! The Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Deficit Reduction Process (P.L. ) and the Department of Defense: a summary review. [Alice C Maroni; Robert E Foelber; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.]. 1. The Emergency Deficit Reduction Act of better known to us all as theGramm-Rudman-Hollings Act; 2. Work of the NLS Ad Hoc Publications Advisory Group; and. 3. The sale of Braille books to individuals. As you might expect the Gramm-Rudman Hollings Act is the matter of most concern to all of us assembled here today. Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act, officially the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of , U.S. budget deficit reduction measure. The law provided for automatic spending cuts to take effect if the president and Congress failed to reach established targets; the U.S. comptroller general was given the right to order spending cuts.