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1 the next succeeding date which is not a Saturday, Sunday,

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It shall not be in order in either the House of Repre

7 sentatives or the Senate to consider any resolution provid8 ing for the sine die adjournment of any regular session of 9 the Congress unless the Congress has theretofore during 10 such session adopted a concurrent resolution on the budget

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15 All concurrent resolutions on the budget shall be referred to

16 the Committee on the Budget of the House of Representa

17 tives by the Speaker, or shall be referred to the Committee 18 on the Budget of the Senate by the President of the Senate,

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(b) PROCEDURE AFTER REPORT OF COMMITTEE;

21 DEBATE.

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(1) When the Committee on the Budget of the House or Senate has reported any concurrent resolution on the budget, it is at any time thereafter in order

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(even though a previous motion to the same effect has

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been disagreed to) to move to proceed to the consideration of the concurrent resolution. The motion is highly privileged and is not debatable. An amendment to the

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motion is not in order, and it is not in order to move to

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reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or

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disagreed to.

(2) Debate on any concurrent resolution on the

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budget, and all amendments thereto, shall be limited to

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not more than 30 hours, which shall be divided equally between the majority and minority parties. A motion

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further to limit debate is not debatable. A motion to

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recommit the concurrent resolution is not in order, and

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it is not in order to move to reconsider the vote by which

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the concurrent resolution is agreed to or disagreed to.

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An amendment to the concurrent resolution shall be in

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order only if it meets the requirements of section 141.

(3) Debate in either House on the conference re

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port on any concurrent resolution on the budget shall

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be limited to not more than 5 hours, which shall be

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divided equally between the majority and minority parties. A motion further to limit debate is not debatable. A motion to recommit the conference report is not in

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order, and it is not in order to move to reconsider the

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vote by which the conference report is agreed to or

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(c) DECISIONS WITHOUT DEBATE ON MOTION TO

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(1) Motions to postpone, made with respect to the

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consideration of any concurrent resolution on the budget, and motions to proceed to the consideration of other busi

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ness, shall be decided without debate.

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(2) Appeals from the decisions of the Chair re

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lating to the application of the Rules of the House of

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Representatives or the Senate, as the case may be, to the procedure relating to any concurrent resolution on the budget shall be decided without debate.

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(d) CONCURRENT RESOLUTION ON THE BUDGET.-For

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purposes of this title, the term "concurrent resolution on

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(1) a concurrent resolution setting forth the con

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gressional budget for the United States Government for a fiscal year, as provided in section 121,

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(2) & concurrent resolution reaffirming or revis

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ing the congressional budget for the United States

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Government for a fiscal year, as provided in section

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(1) the Congress has adopted the concurrent resolu

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tion on the budget referred to in section 122 for the fiscal

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(2) based upon the outlays for the fiscal year set

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forth in such resolution and the estimate of the aggre

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gate revenues of the United States for the fiscal

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year set forth in such resolution, the amount of deficit

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is greater, or the amount of the surplus is smaller, than

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that set forth in such resolution as the appropriate

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amount of deficit or surplus,

17 then it shall not be in order at any time thereafter in the same

18 session of the Congress to consider in either the House of Rep19 resentatives or Senate any bill or resolution containing new 20 budget authority which was allocated in the concurrent

21 resolution referred to in section 122 for a purpose (but was

22 not allocated for such purpose in the concurrent resolution

23 referred to in section 121) unless such bill or resolution (or

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1 a prior bill or resolution enacted after the adoption of the

2 concurrent resolution referred to in section 122) contains a

3 separate title, the text of which has been approved by the 4 Committee on Ways and Means or the Committee on Finance 5 (as the case may be), which imposes a qualified surtax for 6 the 12-month period which begins on the January 1 which

7 occurs during such fiscal year. 8 (b) QUALIFIED SURTAX DEFINED.-For purposes of

9 this section, the term "qualified surtax” means a tax on the 10 income of individuals and corporations which11 (1) is the same percentage of the taxes imposed by 12 chapter 1 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 for both

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(2) will increase the aggregate revenues of the

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United States by an amount which, on an approximate

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basis, is not less than whichever of the following amounts

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(B) The amount by which the estimated surplus is less than the appropriate surplus for the

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fiscal year.

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(C) If there is an estimated deficit and an

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