ABSTRACT

Dynamic Scoring in the Congressional Budget Process [February 18, 2020]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Introduction: "When Congress considers legislation, it takes into account the proposal's potential budgetary effects. This helps Members to weigh the legislation's merits, and to consider whether it complies with the budgetary rules that Congress has created for itself. [...] This report provides information on the authorities and requirements under which cost estimates are prepared, as well as a summary of the debate surrounding dynamic cost estimates, and previous rules and requirements related to dynamic estimates. Currently, no congressional rules explicitly require dynamic estimates, and Congress may examine what rules changes, if any, are needed in the area of dynamic estimates. This report, therefore, includes information on options for the creation of dynamic scoring rules, and general considerations for Congress related to dynamic estimates."

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, R46233
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2020-02-18
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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