H.AMDT.73 to H.CON.RES.85

Amendment in the nature of a substitute No. 2 printed in House Report 111-73 and offered as the Republican Study Committee Budget Alternative.

H.AMDT.73(A002)Substitute amendment
Amends: H.CON.RES.85
Sponsor: Rep Jordan, Jim [OH-4](offered 4/2/2009)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment in the nature of a substitute No. 2 printed in House Report 111-73 and offered as the Republican Study Committee Budget Alternative.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment in the nature of a substitute numbered 2 printed in House Report 111-73 to set spending levels, revenue levels, and deficit levels at lower amounts than what is projected by the CBO baseline or what is proposed in the President`s budget request. The substitute provides defense funding at the President`s level and for non-defense discretionary spending, the substitute provides a hard freeze to non-defense discretionary spending, plus a one percent reduction to prior year spending levels, and also assumes other savings from reductions to lower-priority spending.

STATUS:

    4/2/2009 2:48pm:
    Amendment (A002) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Jordan (OH). (consideration: CR H4446-4460; text: CR H4446-4453)
    4/2/2009 4:06pm:
    On agreeing to the Jordan (OH) amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 111 - 322 (Roll no. 189).

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