H.Con.Res. 112 Amendments: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013 - Amendments

H.Con.Res. 112

Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013 - Amendments

Sponsor
Rep. Paul Ryan

Date
March 29, 2012 (112th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
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Floor Situation

On Wednesday, March 28, 2012, the House began consideration of H.Con.Res. 112, the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013, under a rule. H.Con.Res. 112, was introduced by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) on March 23, 2012 and was reported out of the House Committee on the Budget by a vote of 19–18. The rule for consideration of the resolution provides four hours of general debate, with three hours controlled by the Budget Committee and one hour controlled by the Joint Economic Committee. In addition, the rule makes in order six substitute budget resolutions. The following is a summary of the six substitute resolutions made in order.

 1.    An amendment offered by Rep. Mulvaney (R-SC)—President Obama’s budget proposal, as scored by CBO.

2.    An amendment offered by Reps. Cleaver (D-MO), Scott (D-VA), Moore (D-WI), and Bass (D-CA)—The Congressional Black Caucus Substitute.

3.    An amendment offered by Reps. Cooper (D-TN), LaTourette (R-OH), Schrader (D-OR), Bass (R-NH), Quigley (D-IL), Reed (R-NY), Costa (D-CA), Dold (R-IL), and Lipinski (D-IL)—A stand-alone budget substitute.

4.    An amendment offered by Reps. Honda (D-CA), Ellison (D-MN), Grijalva (D-AZ), Woolsey (D-CA), and Lee (D-CA)—The Progressive Caucus budget substitute.

5.    An amendment offered by Reps. Garrett (R-NJ), Jordan (R-OH), Huelskamp (R-KS), McClintock (R-CA) and Mulvaney (R-SC)—The Republican Study Committee budget substitute.

6.    An amendment offered by Rep. Van Hollen (D-MD)—The Democrat budget substitute.

 

Bill Summary

An amendment offered by Rep. Mulvaney (R-SC)—President Obama’s budget proposal, as scored by CBO (Failed by a recorded vote of 0-414)

The president’s budget submission, as scored by CBO, would result in $3.71 trillion in spending outlays in FY 2013 and assumes revenues of $2.741 trillion, resulting in a deficit of $977 billion. Over ten years, spending under the amendment would total $45.4 trillion or $5.3 trillion more than the House GOP budget. Over ten years, the president’s budget would assume revenue of $39 trillion, or $2 trillion more than the GOP budget. In addition, the president’s substitute would increase deficits by $3.2 trillion compared to the GOP budget. The president’s budget contains $1.9 trillion in tax increases on American families and job creators over the next ten years. This would be the largest tax increase in history.


Mulvaney Amendment (President Obama's FY 2013 Budget)
 Nominal Dollars in Billions 

Year

POTUS Outlays

POTUS Revenue

POTUS Deficit

POTUS National Debt  Limit

Outlays vs. GOP Budget

Revenue vs. GOP Budget

Deficit vs. GOP Budget

2013

3,718

2,741

977

17,315

+188

+7

+181

2014

3,807

3,104

703

18,251

+330

+124

+207

2015

3,952

3,414

538

19,050

+416

+182

+234

2016

4,187

3,658

529

19,856

+496

+209

+288

2017

4,356

3,868

488

20,624

+532

+226

+306

2018

4,554

4,043

511

21,419

+575

+232

+345

2019

4,830

4,228

602

22,288

+631

+242

+389

2020

5,085

4,446

639

23,198

+674

+262

+414

2021

5,341

4,662

679

24,143

+734

+274

+462

2022

5,615

4,885

730

25,123

+725

+284

+443

Totals

45,434

39,044

6,390

 N/A

+5,299

+2,036

+3,263

 

 

 

An amendment offered by Reps. Cleaver (D-MO), Scott (D-VA), Moore (D-WI), and Bass (D-CA)—The Congressional Black Caucus Substitute (Failed by a recorded vote of 107-314) 

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) budget substitute would result in $3.8 trillion in spending outlays in FY 2013 and assumes revenues of $3 trillion, resulting in a deficit of $798 billion. Over ten years, spending under the amendment would total $45.4 trillion or $5.3 trillion more than the House GOP budget. Over ten years, the CBC’s budget would assume revenue of $43 trillion, or $6 trillion more than the GOP budget. Deficits under the CBC alternative are lower than the GOP budget alternative because the CBC alternative assumes tax increases of $3 trillion compared to the president’s budget and $2 trillion above CBO’s current law baseline, which already assumes the expiration of the 2001/2003 tax rates. Even with these massive tax increases the CBC budget would still increase the debt each year.

 

Cleaver Amendment (The Congressional Black Caucus Substitute)

Year

CBC Outlays

CBC Revenue

CBC Deficit

CBC National Debt  Limit

Outlays vs. GOP Budget

Revenue vs. GOP Budget

Deficit vs. GOP Budget

2013

3,808

3,010

798

17,147

+278

+276

2

2014

3,886

3,412

474

17,822

+410

+432

-22

2015

3,992

3,777

215

18,241

+456

+545

-89

2016

4,198

4,042

156

18,632

+508

+593

-85

2017

4,361

4,271

90

19,003

+537

+629

-92

2018

4,539

4,464

75

19,371

+562

+653

-91

2019

4,794

4,666

128

19,777

+595

+680

-85

2020

5,032

4,901

131

20,172

+623

+717

-94

2021

5,272

5,134

138

20,556

+667

+746

-79

2022

5,533

5,374

159

20,932

+645

+773

-128

Totals

45,415

43,051

2,364

 

+5,281

+6,043

-762

 

An amendment offered by Reps. Cooper (D-TN), LaTourette (R-OH), Schrader (D-OR), Bass (R-NH), Quigley (D-IL), Reed (R-NY), Costa (D-CA), Dold (R-IL), and Lipinski (D-IL)—A stand-alone budget substitute (Failed by a recorded vote of 38-382)

The Cooper budget substitute would result in $3.5 trillion in spending outlays in FY 2013 and assumes revenues of $2.7 trillion, resulting in a deficit of $805 billion. Over ten years, spending under the amendment would total $43.5 trillion or $3.3 trillion more than the House GOP budget. Over ten years, the Cooper budget would assume revenue of $38.5 trillion, or $1.5 trillion more than the GOP budget. Deficits under the Cooper alternative would total $4.9 trillion or $1.8 trillion more than deficits compared to the GOP budget.

 

Cooper Amendment

Year

Cooper Outlays

Cooper Revenue

Cooper Deficit

Cooper National Debt  Limit

Outlays vs. GOP Budget

Revenue vs. GOP Budget

Deficit vs. GOP Budget

2013

3,558

2,753

805

17,078

+28

+19

+9

2014

3,686

3,050

636

17,904

+210

+70

+140

2015

3,826

3,343

483

18,574

+290

+111

+179

2016

4,052

3,584

468

19,253

+362

+135

+227

2017

4,205

3,794

411

19,916

+381

+152

+229

2018

4,368

3,981

387

20,560

+391

+170

+221

2019

4,611

4,184

427

21,222

+412

+198

+214

2020

4,840

4,399

441

21,873

+431

+215

+216

2021

5,044

4,620

424

22,459

+439

+232

+207

2022

5,286

4,846

440

23,015

+398

+245

+153

Totals

43,476

38,554

4,922

 

+3,342

+1,546

+1,796

 

An amendment offered by Reps. Honda (D-CA), Ellison (D-MN), Grijalva (D-AZ), Woolsey (D-CA), and Lee (D-CA)—The Progressive Caucus budget substitute

The substitute budget resolution offered by the Progressive Caucus would result in $3.9 trillion in spending outlays in FY 2013 and assumes revenues of $2.9 trillion, resulting in a deficit of $1 trillion. Over ten years, spending under the amendment would total $46.9 trillion (the highest spending amount of any substitute) or $6.8 trillion more than the House GOP budget. Over ten years, the Progressive Caucus budget would assume revenue of $43.7 trillion, or $6.7 trillion more than the GOP budget. This amendment contains higher tax increases than any other budget substitute. As a result of massive tax increases in the Progressive Caucus budget, deficits under the alternative would total $3.2 trillion or $74 billion more than deficits compared to the GOP budget.

Note: The Progressive Caucuses’ budget uses alternative assumptions to determine off-budget spending and revenue in its estimates. Under the Caucuses’ assumptions, off-budget revenue is far greater than estimated in CBO’s baseline. If CBO’s baseline for off-budget spending and revenue were applied to these budget estimates it would result in less revenue and drastically higher deficits.


Honda Amendment (The Progressive Caucus Substitute)

Year

Progressive Outlays

Progressive Revenue

Progressive Deficit

Progressive National Debt  Limit

Outlays vs. GOP Budget

Revenue vs. GOP Budget

Deficit vs. GOP Budget

2013

3,927

2,893

1,034

17,467

+397

+159

+238

2014

3,971

3,397

574

18,240

+495

+417

+78

2015

4,108

3,745

363

18,804

+572

+513

+59

2016

4,333

4,058

275

19,308

+643

+609

+34

2017

4,501

4,346

155

19,733

+677

+704

-27

2018

4,686

4,562

124

20,129

+709

+751

-42

2019

4,956

4,825

131

20,506

+757

+839

-82

2020

5,212

5,075

137

20,867

+803

+891

-88

2021

5,478

5,316

162

21,223

+873

+928

-55

2022

5,808

5,563

245

21,621

+920

+962

-42

Totals

46,980

43,780

3,200

 

+6,846

+6,772

+74

 

An amendment offered by Reps. Garrett (R-NJ), Jordan (R-OH), Huelskamp (R-KS), McClintock (R-CA) and Mulvaney (R-SC)—The Republican Study Committee budget substitute

The Republican Study Committee (RSC) budget alternative would result in $3.4 trillion in spending outlays in FY 2013 and assumes revenues of $2.734 trillion, resulting in a deficit of $723 billion. Over ten years, spending under the amendment would total $37.8 trillion or $2.3 trillion less than the House GOP budget. Over ten years, the RSC budget would assume revenue of $37 trillion, the same as the GOP budget. In addition, the RSC’s substitute would lower deficits by $2.2 trillion compared to the GOP budget. The RSC budget alternative contains the lowest amounts of discretionary spending, total spending, deficits, and debt of any budget that will be offered on the floor.

 

Garret Amendment (The Republican Study Committee Substitute)

Year

RSC Outlays

RSC Revenue

RSC Deficit

RSC National Debt  Limit

Outlays vs. GOP Budget

Revenue vs. GOP Budget

Deficit vs. GOP Budget

2013

3,457

2,734

723

17,003

-73

0

-73

2014

3,362

2,980

382

17,586

-114

0

-114

2015

3,409

3,232

177

17,967

-127

0

-127

2016

3,514

3,449

65

18,266

-176

0

-176

2017

3,614

3,642

-28

18,520

-210

0

-210

2018

3,734

3,811

-77

18,737

-243

0

-243

2019

3,924

3,986

-62

18,954

-275

0

-275

2020

4,095

4,184

-89

19,129

-314

0

-314

2021

4,263

4,388

-125

19,252

-342

0

-342

2022

4,483

4,601

-118

19,352

-405

0

-405

Totals

37,855

37,007

848

 

-2,279

0

-2,278


An amendment offered by Rep. Van Hollen (D-MD)—The Democrat budget substitute

The Democrat budget resolution would provide for $3.7 trillion in spending outlays in FY 2013 and assumes revenues of $2.7 trillion, resulting in a deficit of $964 billion. Over ten years, spending under the amendment would total $44.7 trillion or $4.6 trillion more than the GOP budget. Over ten years, the amendment would assume revenue of $38.7 trillion, which is $1.7 trillion higher than the GOP budget (primarily from tax increases). Deficits under the amendment would total $6 trillion which is $2.8 trillion more than the GOP budget.   


Van Hollen (The Democrat Substitute)

Year

Democrat Outlays

Democrat Revenue

Democrat Deficit

Democrat Debt  Limit

Outlays vs. GOP Budget

Revenue vs. GOP Budget

Deficit vs. GOP Budget

2013

3,703

2,739

964

17,309

+173

+5

+168

2014

3,757

3,067

690

18,199

+281

+87

+194

2015

3,885

3,378

507

18,911

+349

+146

+203

2016

4,109

3,622

487

19,632

+419

+173

+246

2017

4,285

3,834

451

20,366

+461

+192

+269

2018

4,481

4,012

469

21,129

+504

+201

+303

2019

4,753

4,199

554

21,961

+554

+213

+341

2020

5,007

4,422

585

22,812

+598

+238

+360

2021

5,265

4,642

623

22,812

+660

+254

+406

2022

5,545

4,869

676

24,575

+657

+268

+389

Totals

44,790

38,784

6,006

 

+4,656

+1,776

+2,880